Gary L. Kirtley
chief executive officer and owner
Gary L. Kirtley, II is the chief executive officer and owner of Owens Products located in Sturgis, Michigan. Gary retired as an executive lieutenant with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety in 2006 and, shortly thereafter, purchased the company. Founded in 1965, Owens Products is a dominant force in the worldwide automotive aftermarket, also offering hunting products and police/military accessory lines including plastic, aluminum and fiberglass type products. Gary is a part of a team that employees 45 families who provides superior customer service and exceptional quality products that are proudly made in the USA.
Gary also is president/owner of several LLCs and serves on the Board of Directors for the Doyle Center in Sturgis.
He and his wife, Rachel, live in the Kalamazoo area along with their two children. Gary has lived in Southwest Michigan his entire life and is strongly committed to his family, employees and the community.