Our Leadership Team

Matthew Crawford

Mr. Matthew V. Crawford is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. He previously held the positions of President & Chief Operating Officer 2003 to 2018, Senior Vice President 2001 to 2003, and Assistant Secretary & Corporate Counsel 1995 to 2001. With over 17 years of experience at the Company, Mr. Crawford is intimately familiar with the Company’s capabilities, customers, and operating approach. His extensive knowledge of the Company and its industries provides the Board with the management perspective necessary to oversee the Company’s strategies and business operations. In addition, he is experienced in operating a number of diversified private companies.

Edward Crawford

Mr. Edward F. Crawford is President and a Director of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. He previously served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer from 1992 to 2018. Mr. Crawford has completed over 26 years of service to the Company as a Director and senior officer and has amassed extensive knowledge of the Company’s strategies and operations. In addition, he also brings to the Board his experience in leading a variety of private enterprises for over 50 years, including holding the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of The Crawford Group (a venture capital management company).

Patrick Fogarty

Mr. Patrick W. Fogarty has been Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. since 2015. He previously held of the position of Director of Corporate Development from 1997 to 2013, and served as Director of Finance from 1995 to 1997. Prior to joining Park-Ohio, Mr. Fogarty was employed by Ernst & Young from 1983 to 1995.

Robert Vilsack

Mr. Robert D. Vilsack has been Secretary & Chief Legal Officer of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. since 2002. From 1999 until his employment with the company, Mr. Vilsack was engaged in the private practice of law. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Vilsack was Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Medusa Corporation, and prior to that he was Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of Figgie International Inc.