Executive Team

Michael Wagstaff

CEO Kentucky Operations and Chairman of the Board

Michael served in several previous roles at Wagstaff before being named CEO of Kentucky Operations. Those included Plant Engineering and Maintenance Manager, and 10 years as Area Sales Manager for Eastern USA. In 2002, Michael moved to Northern Kentucky from Spokane to rejuvenate Wagstaff’s satellite manufacturing operations there. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho and later, in 2009, earned his MBA from Northern Kentucky University.



Barbara Wagstaff Parkes


Barbara is the President of Wagstaff, Inc.  Barbara began her career at Wagstaff in the drafting department as a young intern learning the intricacies of CNC machine programming. From there, through education and experience, she worked her way through a number of positions requiring increasing responsibility and authority. Prior to being named President, Barbara was instrumental in finance and board leadership for over 10 years, while also serving as head of the Payroll department.



Steve AndersonSteve Anderson


Steve Anderson arrived at Wagstaff in 1995 armed with degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Business Management from Washington State University. Steve has held many engineering positions with Wagstaff across several departments (R&D, Automated Services Group, Applications), and honed his management acumen by serving as ASG Engineering Manager, R&D Automation Manager, Director of Engineering and VP of Sales and Marketing. 


Mike AndersonMike Anderson

Vice President - Research and Development

Mike joined Wagstaff in 1992 as a Technical Service Engineer after working 7 years in the electronics industry. It wasn't long before he accepted the assignment to head up the Quality Department during the initial ISO 9001 certification process. With that project successfully completed, Mike went on to work as a Research Engineer, Technical Service Manager, and ultimately as Vice President of Research & Development, which he has done for the last 15 years. Mike holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Idaho.


Jack White

Jack White

Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Jack White has served as Wagstaff’s Applications Engineering manager for the past 16 years while performing a dual role as the Area Sales Manager – Western United States for the past four years. Jack holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University and has 39 years of valuable experience in the aluminum industry.



Mike Person

CFO and Vice President of Finance

Mike joined Wagstaff as Director of Finance in 2019 after 8 years in the telecommunications industry. He holds a degree in finance from the University of Washington and an MBA from Eastern Washington University.

Wagstaff, Inc.
3910 North Flora Road
Spokane Valley, WA 99216 USA
Phone: 1(509) 922-1404
Fax: 1(509) 924-0241


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