Staff

Jarrod McGraw

Vice-President

Jarrod has been in the tool & die industry since 1984, starting as an apprentice in high school. After serving a 4-year apprenticeship, he received a Journeyman Tool & Die Makers certificate. In 1989, he was hired by Sunrise Tool & Die, Inc. as a Tool & Die maker, where he built and repaired plastic injection molds. He held several key positions there, including running the wire EDM and CNC wire EDM department. In 1996, he was promoted to the position of shop foreman, where he coordinated the flow of work through the shop by directing and overseeing employees. During this time Sunrise began to explore and later committed to becoming ISO 9000 certified. Jarrod served as a fact finding team member and later was instrumental in developing policies and procedures that resulted in Sunrise becoming certified in 1998. In 1999, Jarrod began a new position as a Sales Engineer for the company. This position involved being in constant contact with existing customers during the production of tools. It involved using his tool & die making skills to assist the customer in building the mold that will serve their needs, beginning with the design of the mold all the way through the process to inspecting the parts that the mold produces. Jarrod joined SunRon International, LLC at its inception in November 2006 as a member of the sales staff. His knowledge and background give our customers a level of support that they do not find anywhere else.

Arthur Ellis

Sales

Arthur joined the SunRon International sales team in November 2006. He has been in the tool & die industry since 1984, obtaining his Journeyman’s certificate in 1989. Arthur has been involved in all aspects of mold building, and has supervisory experience as well. He has worked directly with customers for over 10 years, in building both domestic and overseas molds. Arthur looks forward to working with new and existing customers as they explore the option of having their molds built domestically or overseas.

Randy Trent

Sales

Randy began designing molds right out of college in 1981. He rejoins the SunRon team bringing 28+ years of injection molding/product & tool design experience. As Sales Engineer and ISO representative during his previous position at Sunrise, he was involved in developing, implementing, and obtaining our ISO certification in 1998. He also obtained “ISO Lead Auditor certification at that time. Randy’s background also includes experience as Engineering Manager in the Injection Molding arena. In addition to his mold design capabilities, he also brings the “Injection Molder’s perspectives of Multi-tool program management in the markets of Automotive, Major Appliances, Consumer Products, Lawn & Garden, Medical, Proprietary Products, Six Sigma/Black Belt training, PPAP & FPA requirements, Product design and development, GD & T, APQP and FMEA’s, Materials & processing. His journeys have also provided him the opportunities to build/manage tooling programs domestically, and in Asia & Europe.

Steve Hagan

Sales

Steve has been in the Tool & Die Industry since 1997 and earned his certified toolmaker certificate in 2000. Steve began his career at Sunrise Tool & Die, Inc. and SunRon International in 2008, spending the majority of his time in the CNC department. He joined the SunRon sales team in January of 2011. Steve’s knowledge and work experience in the industry is a key component to the success of SunRon International.

Tony Schauberger

Sales

Tony has been working in the plastic industry since 1984. During his career he has designed plastic parts as well as plastic injection molds. He has worked in Sales, Engineering and Quality at injection molding facilities. Project management has been the major focus of Tony’s career. Having spent time working for an OEM and Injection molders he understands our customer’s needs and is able to clearly communicate with everyone involved in a program. He has completed Paulson and RJG training. Tony continues to enjoy his involvement in engineering and design and looks forward to working with your team to produce world class injection molded parts.

Lorna Littrell

CFO

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Lorna, and her husband, Darrell, founded Sunrise Tool & Die in 1989. Prior to that time, Lorna had worked in banking, finance and several other capacities, including managing a commercial loan department. During her involvement with Sunrise, she has established and helped to maintain the accounting systems used, the Human Resource issues that are required, as well as being familiar with all government entities that are a part of manufacturing, including OSHA. She is a support system to Darrell, as needed, and is instrumental in creating community partnerships to deal with labor and education improvement and cost.