President and Chair of the Board of Directors
Lynette Drake is President and Chair of the Board of Directors of Gemini Group℠, Inc., responsible for the leadership of the Board and the oversight of all executive-level decisions at the company. She is a second generation owner of Gemini Group℠ — for decades a family-owned business located in Huron County, Michigan — and started full time with Gemini and its subsidiaries in 1999. Lynette has served on Gemini’s Board since 2006, was appointed Chair in 2010 and President in 2011. In addition to her responsibilities at Gemini Group℠, Lynette also chairs the Board of Directors of Northstar Financial Group and sits on the boards of Mainstreet Community Bank and West Michigan Community Bank. She is also a board member of the Huron County Community Foundation and Vice Chair of the Huron County Economic Development Committee. Lynette holds a Bachelor of Science from Madonna University. She is a member of Good Shepherd Parish in Ubly, Mich., and volunteers at various local charity and school functions.
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Nelson is Chief Executive Officer of Gemini Group℠, responsible for overseeing all operations for the company’s 17 locations and 1,300 employees. He has over 30 years of professional financial experience in a variety of industries and has been with Gemini since 2009. Kevin sits on the boards of Gemini Group℠, Northstar Financial Group, Northstar Bank, West Michigan Community Bank, Mainstreet Community Bank of Florida, Epic Theaters, and Choozle. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Michigan State University.
Chief Financial Officer
T L Bushey is Chief Financial Officer at Gemini Group℠, responsible for managing the financial risks of the corporation, financial planning and record-keeping, as well as financial reporting to the CEO and board of directors. He has over 35 years of financial experience and has been with Gemini since 2006. A member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Public Accountants, T L holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Charted Global Management Accountant. He serves on the board of directors of Gemini Group℠ (finance and personnel committees) and the board of directors of Northstar Bank (executive and loan committee).
Executive Vice President, Engineered Tooling Solutions
Anthony A. Trecapelli is Executive Vice President of our Engineered Tooling Solutions segment. Tony is also responsible for Advanced Product Development and R&D, Manufacturing Engineering, Information and Operations Technology, Lean Manufacturing, Safety and Automation. He has over 30 years of professional experience and been with Gemini since 2013. Anthony serves on the Ferris State Manufacturing Engineering Advisory Board and the GLBMA Board at Saginaw Valley State. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix as well as a Master of Science in Manufacturing Operations from Kettering University and a Certificate in Lean Flexible Manufacturing Systems. He is a member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and has volunteered with the Society of Automotive Engineers Wheels in Motion, Rochester Community Schools, Oakland Township Fire & Rescue, and more.
Executive Vice President, Engineered Plastic Products
Tom Heiman is Executive Vice President of our Engineered Plastic Products segment. Tom is also responsible for Corporate Purchasing, Advanced Product Development and R&D, and Plastic Sales. He has over 30 years of manufacturing experience and has been with Gemini since 2016. A member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association, the Society of Plastics Engineers and Manufacturing Operations Management, Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Almeda University and has taken graduate coursework from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.