Bentraum D. Huffman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ellwood Group Incorporated since 2019. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Company's Chief Operating Officer since 2015. His rapid rise over his twelve years within Ellwood Group Incorporated is a testament to his deep knowledge of EGI’s products and customers and broad financial expertise. Mr. Huffman serves on the Board of Trustees at Manufacturers Alliance.
Mr. Huffman joined Ellwood National Forge (ENF) in April 2003 as Controller and was promoted in 2005 to Director of Finance for Ellwood City Forge (ECF). Following, in 2007, he was promoted as the Company's Vice President of Finance and Treasurer and, since 2009, has held the position of the Company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Huffman was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors in June 2011. Prior to joining Ellwood Group Incorporated, he worked as a CPA with Ernst & Young for ten years. Mr. Huffman received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia University.