TEC to honor Inspirational Leaders

TEC Midwest announced the winners of its 2014 Inspirational Leadership Awards.


The TEC Wisconsin Award will go to Dennis Konkol, president of Miniature Precision Components Inc. of Walworth. MPC is approaching annual sales of $300 million with 1,600 employees and is continuing to expand. MPC is a Tier One supplier of automotive products to the major automotive manufacturers.

The 2014 TEC Michigan Award will go to Kevin Dent, CEO of Dentco (Dent Enterprises), based in DeWitt, Mich. Dentco has grown to annual sales of more than $30 million.

The 2014 TEC for Small Companies Award will go to Donna Gehl, president of Image Studios Inc. of Appleton.

The 2014 TEC Rising Star Award will go to John W. Mellowes, CEO of Charter Manufacturing Company Inc. of Mequon. Mellowes is the fourth generation of his family to lead Charter Manufacturing.

The 2014 TEC Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Jim Wessing, president of Kondex Corp. of Lomira. Wessing is proponent of the concept of servant leadership.

John Howman, Wessing’s TEC chair, said, “Jim is a terrific member of TEC. He is a mentor to the other members, and is always willing to share his wisdom and experience. We love Jim and value his contribution to TEC and TEC 20.”

The winners of the awards will be honored at TEC’s 10th annual Inspirational Leadership Event on April 3 at the Hilton City Center in Milwaukee.

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