MVC Holdings LLC is a holding company that is owned and operated by Linda and Michael Torakis. MVC is a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE).

Linda Torakis

Managing Member, MVC Holdings, LLC
President, MVC
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Linda Torakis is the majority owner and Manager of MVC Holdings, LLC. In addition, she is the Company's President and heads up the organization’s Sales, Engineering, Program Management, IT, Human Resources and Organizational Development functions. Prior to becoming one of the founders of MVC Holdings, Linda was Director of Organizational Development at Barton Malow, a large construction company where she worked for 10 years. Prior to that Linda held similar positions with Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance and Household International. In addition, Linda had her own consulting business with numerous clients including Ford Motor Company, Johnson & Johnson and Whirlpool. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

 


 

Mike Torakis

Chief Executive Officer
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Mike Torakis heads the MVC management team. As one of the founders of MVC Holdings and CEO, he is well qualified to lead the organization because of his 30 years of experience and deep understanding of the domestic and international automotive component supply business. He has a strong reputation and extensive relationships that have been invaluable in growing the company. Mike has a bachelor's degree from Albion College and is a Certified Public Accountant. His prior employers include Key Plastics, Collins & Aikman, Peguform (Germany) and Venture Industries, where he held positions ranging from CFO to CEO. In addition, Mike has been an advisor and consultant to several multi-national financial institutions and private equity firms for a variety of acquisition and turn around projects.

 


 

Jeffrey E. Palazzolo

Chief Financial Officer
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Jeffrey E. Palazzolo serves as CFO of MVC. He has worked at MVC's Nicholasville, Kentucky facility as well as the company's Roseville, Michigan, headquarters. Before serving as CFO, he was a financial analyst and corporate controller at MVC. He holds a BS degree in Finance from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and is currently pursuing a Master of Accountancy from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan.

 


 

Jim Palazzolo

Director of New Business
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Jim Palazzolo is MVC’s Director of New Business. Jim has been with MVC since 2013 and held roles as an Account Manager and Program Manager before serving as the Director of New Business for MVC. Jim has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Baker College of Michigan.

 


 

Tim Coots

Plant Manager, MVC Newberry
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Tim Coots is the Plant Manager at the Newberry, South Carolina facility. Tim has been fully dedicated to improving MVC’s manufacturing processes and introducing new technologies into our company. He has held a variety of similar positions in the automotive supplier industries including Visteon, Magna International, Ficosa, Key Plastics and Venture Industries.

 


 

Brian Peterschick

Operations Manager, MVC Staples
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During 30 years with McKechnie Tooling & Engineering (MTE), Brian Peterschick has served in many roles – from plastic injection mold operator to tool room supervisor. He currently serves as general manager of MVC's plastic injection mold building and tooling operations. He holds a degree in Machine Trades from Staples Vocational School.

 



Kelsey King

General Manager, McKechnie Tooling & Engineering (MTE), MVC Staples
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Kelsey King serves the role of General Manager of our McKechnie Tool and Engineering facility.  Kelsey has been with MVC since 2010 performing various functions such as Program Management, Manufacturing & Tool Engineering.  He has 17 years in the automotive supply industry solely focused on pre production activities.  Kelsey is RJG Master Molder certified and Autodesk Silver certified for MoldFlow.  .

 


 

Randy Sorensen

Plant Manager, MVC Nicholasville
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Randy Sorenson is General Manager of the Nicholasville facility.  Randy has 10 years of automotive experience and has held a variety of positions in the automotive industry. He joined MVC in 2013 as the Plant Controller. He made the transition into Operations when he took the position of Assembly Operations Manager and oversaw the Assembly, Materials, and Logistics departments. He has a BS degree in Accounting from Auburn University Montgomery.