Dave Kostolansky served as chairman and chief executive officer of Schaefer Equipment, Inc., a manufacturer of carbon and alloy steel forgings for the railroad and mining industries. During his tenure at Schaefer, he directed product management, marketing and sales, and engineering, as he ascended the organization. He has served on numerous boards for both community nonprofit organizations, foundations and business associations. Mr. Kostolansky earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.