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Sean Steimle President Hartzell Air Movement

Sean Steimle


As the president of Hartzell Air Movement, Sean is responsible for guiding the overall long-term vision of the company, including investments in product development and implementation of Lean philosophies that enhance services. He joined Hartzell in 2012.

Prior to joining the company, Sean held a number of roles with Hart & Cooley, including vice president of operations and senior vice president of sales and marketing. As a result of several key initiatives he led, the company’s overall profits increased by nearly 100 percent.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Ohio Northern University and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University.

Thomas Gustafson Chief Technology Officer Hartzell Air Movement

Thomas Gustafson

Chief Technology Officer / Quality Manager



Tom Gustafson has held the position of Chief Technology Officer/Quality Manager since December 2011.  Tom has held several position at Hartzell working as an application engineer, but was quickly promoted to Engineering Manager, a position he held for five years.  He next became the Vice President of Engineering for the remainder of the time, until being promoted to his current position. 

Tom is a member of The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, The American Society of Materials, The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and The National Fire Protection Agency.  He is also very active in AMCA and has been chair of several committees; he currently serves on four committees, and has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award.  During his time at Hartzell, Tom has many achievements including being  the champion of the design concept for a one-piece solid fiberglass wheel and was the principal author of our most recent patent, which reduced the sound levels on Hartzell's AL model prop fan.  


David Long Vice President Information Technology Hartzell Air Movement

David Long

Vice President Information Technology

In his role as vice president of information technology, David oversees the company's technology initiatives and aligns IT roadmaps with business objectives.  

David began his career with Hartzell in January 2012 as a senior software engineer and has spent a significant amount of time working with each business to improve processes and procedures. He was instrumental in upgrading the Intuitive ERP system to better improve organizational efficiency and led the customer line simplification team.

He holds an Associate of Science in programming from Ivy Tech State College, a Bachelor of Science in information technology and systems from Franklin University, and a Master of Business Administration from Anderson University.

Chuck Abramson Western Regional Manager Hartzell Air Movement

Chuck Abramson

Western Regional Sales Manager


As Hartzell Air Movement's western regional manager, Chuck is responsible for company sales in the western United States. He leads regional sales development activities through a network of authorized Hartzell representative organizations.

Before joining Hartzell, he was the national sales manager at Hart & Cooley, where he managed inside and outside sales and customer service teams for seven distinct brands.

Chuck holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from DeVry Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management.

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