president & chief financial officer
Dave Maurer is President and Chief Financial Officer of Humphrey Products Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Humphrey is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic valve and control systems and is a fifth generation company celebrating its 116th year of business.
Dave is a proud Michigan native and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan. His career at Humphrey began as a summer job during college, working 2nd shift in their assembly department. Due to this experience’s impact on his personal career path, he is a strong advocate for introducing young people to the universe of manufacturing career opportunities. Dave currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Workforce Development Board for Kalamazoo/St. Joseph/Calhoun/Branch counties, is a board member for Kalamazoo Communities in Schools and a member of KRESA’s Education for Employment (EFE) Advisory Council. He is also active with the Kalamazoo Advanced Manufacturing Career Consortium which has been a statewide model for collaboration between schools, economic development organizations and manufacturers. He has previously served as both a board member and in-class consultant for Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan. Dave is active as congregation chairperson at his church which houses an ESL program and operates a Literacy Center for the Kalamazoo Literacy Council.
In 2015, the Michigan Manufacturer’s Association named Dave the Michigan Manufacturer of the Year. Dave and his wife Sarah reside in Portage and have 4 children.