Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Lucas Sutterer has been Chief Operating Officer of PLI since September 2021. He was previously COO of Heartland Steel Products and President of Heartland Engineered Products. Prior to that, Lucas was CEO of Bigham Ag. Before entering the midmarket manufacturing company space, he held a variety of operational roles with Intel, Dell, and Emerson Electric. Lucas earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, as well as an MBA and MS in Engineering from MIT. He enjoys hiking, cycling, swimming, and watching his 15-year-old sons play soccer and run cross country.