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

 Drake Enterprises Promotes Two

Clinton Township, MI

Nathan Stemple was named President at Drake Enterprises, a leading-edge parts supplier to Fiat Chrysler(FCA), Eaton and many other Tier 1 Suppliers.  Headquartered in Clinton Township Mi. Drake, has been in business for over 65 years. Its versatile manufacturing and assembly capabilities coupled with its innovative machining expertise meets the most demanding customer requirements of many major OEM companies in the heavy truck, agriculture and automotive markets.

Stemple had been Vice President and General Manager of Drake and has been with Drake for over 20 years. He has an MBA from Walsh College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Western Michigan University.

In a related move, Keith Stemple was named Vice President and Treasurer and Lee Stemple, Chairman of the Board.

Keith, a graduate of Macomb College, has been with Drake over 30 years and like his cousin Nathan, represents the 3rd generation of leadership and ownership of Drake Enterprises.

Lee Stemple has been with Drake since 1964 when he and his bother Rich Stemple joined and grew the company to what it is today. Their father, Benny Stemple, founded Drake in 1952.

Drake Enterprises was recently recognized by Chrysler as a role model supplier achieving “Perfect Quality” as measured by their quality matrix. Drake Enterprises is currently one of the top suppliers of high-quality transmission components for FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler and Pacifica Hybrid vehicles.