Bob Gaydos

      Operating Partner, Board Member, Northwest Pallet

      Business Services (Logistics)


      Bob’s passion for manufacturing started shortly after learning lean at Nissan.  After Nissan, he helped grow businesses in the industrial equipment, HVAC, medical device, building products and interior fashions industries.  As Senior Vice President of Smith and Nephew, a multi-national medical device company, Bob led the design, construction and start-up of a Greenfield operation in China.  Prior to joining Northwest Pallet, Bob managed the supply chain for Springs Window Fashions and was part of the successful sale of the company.  He enjoys working on the floor as well as developing strategy.


      Bob graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and a MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology.

      Board Affiliations

      Bob serves on the Northwest Pallet Board.