Precision in Practice
Midstate Machine Management
Intelligent Focus. Lean Delivery.
Midstate Machine is led by a senior team of professionals with decades of direct manufacturing experience across the aerospace, defense, powergen, and oil & gas markets.
Management Team (Click below list for details)Victor Vescovo, President & CEO
Before co-founding Insight Equity, Victor was Vice President of Product Development at Military Advantage, a venture-backed company sold to Monster Worldwide in 2004. Prior to that, he was a senior manager at Bain & Company where he focused on merger integration and operational improvement cases.
In the early nineties, Victor worked in the mergers & acquisitions department of Lehman Brothers where he was responsible for company due diligence and transaction execution, as well as working overseas in the Middle East advising the Saudi government on business investments.
Victor received his MBA from the Harvard Business School where he was named a Baker Scholar for graduating in the top 5% of his class. He has also received a Master's Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a double major BA in economics and political science from Stanford University.
Victor currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of American Civil Constructors, Micross Components, MB Precision Investment Holdings, and Dustex Holdings. He also serves on the Board of the general partner of Emerge Energy Services LP, Vision Partners, Hirschfeld Industries, Atwood Holdings, Versatile Processing Group Holdings, Plasman Group, Flanders, and Panolam.
Additionally, Victor served 20 years in the U.S. Navy Reserve as an intelligence officer, retiring in 2014 as a Commander (O-5). He participated at the staff level in combat operations in Europe and Asia, and served for more than a year after 9/11 supporting counter-terrorism efforts overseas. In 2017, Victor became the 12th American to complete the "Explorer's Grand Slam" which requires climbing the highest peak on all seven of the world's continents including Mt. Everest, and skiing at least 100 kilometers to both the North and South Poles. He is also an instrument-rated fixed-wing and helicopter pilot.
Before joining Insight Equity, Neal was an Analyst in the M&A group at Lazard Frères & Co., a financial advisory and asset management firm. While at Lazard, Neal advised clients in the upstream, midstream, oilfield services, and transportation sectors on mergers, acquisitions, and capital structure.
Neal received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rice University with a BA in Mathematical Economic Analysis and Statistics.
Tony Cook, Director of Operations/Site Leader
Debora Picchione, Manager, Human Resources
Paul Oxley, Director of Operations/Site Leader
Holly Murdock, Manager, Human Resources