OCV Fluid Solutions, a worldwide industry leader in designing and manufacturing hydraulically operated, diaphragm actuated, automatic control valves, announces strategic movements of existing team members along with appointments of new employees.
In December, Chief Financial Officer Mike Woods retired after serving more than 40 years at OCV. Newly appointed as his replacement is Sharon Hamblin. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her to OCV. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Langston University and a Master’s Degree in Business from Southern Nazarene University. She later acquired her CPA license and spent over 25 years under the accounting function within a variety of industries. Immediately prior to joining OCV, she was the CFO at Sac And Fox Nation. Sharon’s primary goal is improving OCV’s bottom line via progressive reporting and overseeing overall financial health. Also new to OCV is Felicia Keim, selected for the position of Customer Service & Logistics Administrator. Felicia has occupied Customer Service-related roles in a variety of industries for 20 years. Predominately spending many of those years in the insurance industry, from which she holds a P & C License. In her new role, she is the main point of contact for all customers, dispatching/shipping customer orders all over the world and preparing customer documentation, including any necessary certifications and compliances.
As OCV is expanding, two new positions were developed and subsequently filled with existing team members: Jarrod McCain, Manager – North America Waterworks Division, and Alex Baul, Manager of Operations. Jarrod has spent 9 years in the energy industry and has been on OCV’s team for the past 3 years – he previously occupied the position of Business Development Manager. Jarrod is now focused exclusively on North America overseeing the implementation of new waterworks product lines. His goal is to strengthen the vision and strategically grow the OCV Fluid Solutions brand. Alex, who joined OCV in 2018, was formerly the Customer Service & Logistics Manager. She has spent 9 years in the manufacturing industry, with the last 7 years specifically in Logistics. As Manager of Operations, Alex is responsible for overseeing production timelines, acting as liaison between the Sales department and customers, and monitoring potential issues and opportunities in the supply chain.