Lee Stemple

Lee Stemple – Chairman

Lee Stemple, Chairman of Drake Enterprises and second generation of Drake ownership has been with the company for over 50 years.

Like his son, Nathan, and his nephew Keith, he has served the company in many roles starting at the bottom before leading the company as President for over 25 years.

Lee is an active US Army veteran and a graduate of Detroit College of Applied Science.

Nathan Stemple – President

Nathan Stemple was named President of Drake Enterprises in March of 2017 and oversees all the daily operations. Nathan had been Vice President and General Manager of Drake and has been with the company for over 20 years serving in a variety of roles including purchasing, engineering and manufacturing, project management, and cost estimating.

Nathan is a De La Salle High school graduate with an MBA from Walsh College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Western Michigan University.

Nathan and his family are involved in numerous volunteer and humanitarian causes in and around Macomb County.

Joe Werner – Corporate Controller

Joe is responsible for all financial reporting and corporate accounting for the company. He also has oversight of human resources, benefits administration, risk management, and treasury functions. Joe joined Drake in July 2020. Prior to Drake, he was at the public accounting firm Plante Moran for nine years, serving clients in various industries, but specializing in manufacturing.

Joe graduated from Michigan State University with MS and BA in accounting degrees and holds a CPA license. He is an avid Spartans fan and loves to be out on the golf course.

“Management team goes above and beyond, willing to take risks and not afraid to invest in their business.”

Head of Production, Billion Dollar Tier 1 Supplier

“Family owned business, 65 year history, their image about meeting our quality standard at the lowest possible price.”

Tier 1 Auto Supplier Executive

“Automation is an extensive part of what makes Drake competitive.”

OEM Quality Engineer