Contact: John Yezback
Organization: Drake Enterprises Inc.
Phone Number: 586.783.3009 x517

Drake names new Human Resources Manager

Clinton Township, MI

Drake Enterprises (DEI)a leading-edge auto and heavy truck torque transferring product supplier to Fiat Chrysler, Eaton and IFA Rotorion, today announced it has named Jennifer Kathawa its new Human Resources Manager.

Jennifer joined Drake in February of 2018. She comes to Drake with over 10 years of HR leadership experience most recently with Target Corporation. Ms. Kathawa received her undergraduate degree from Oakland University and will complete her MBA from Walsh College in March 2018.

Jennifer is very knowledgeable in all areas of HR and has lead recruitment, hiring and onboarding efforts at Target. In her new role at Drake, she will be responsible for Full Cycle Recruiting, Employee Relations, Benefits Administration, Payroll and Performance Management.

We’re pleased to have Jennifer join the Drake team as she is well versed in State and Federal employment laws as well as being expert at team engagement and employee morale matters stated Nathan Stemple President of Drake Enterprises. She will also supervise Drake’s HR administrator, Amy DeLeon in her new role.

Headquartered in Clinton Township Mi., Drake has been in business for over 65 years and is planning for significant growth in the years to come. Drake Enterprises was recently recognized by Chrysler as a role model supplier achieving “Perfect Quality” as measured by their quality matrix. Drake is currently one of the top suppliers of high-quality transmission components for FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, and Pacifica Hybrid vehicles.