Leadership Team

A Management Team Devoted to Quality & Growth

AFC Industries is committed to empowering our regional business leaders while providing strong, unified overall direction from a flexible management structure.

We’re focused on finding simple approaches to meet customer needs, with a leadership that’s committed to our growth and innovation. We’re fortunate to have some of the industry’s best and brightest minds leading this charge.

Kevin Godin

Kevin Godin – Chief Executive Officer

Kevin is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the company. Kevin is active in the distribution industry and currently serves on various boards including serving as President of the board of directors of the National Fastener Distributors Association (NFDA). He holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

David Pecore

David Pecore – Chief Financial Officer

David is responsible for all of the financial and accounting functions and reporting for AFC Industries. A CPA who began his career at Price Waterhouse, he has over 29 years of professional experience as a finance and accounting executive. Dave has extensive experience on both the investment and operating sides of the business. Dave holds a BS in Business Administration from West Virginia University.

Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy – President

Kevin is responsible for defining and executing AFC’s strategy to drive long-term, profitable organic growth, and for the overall management of sales and operations for the company. Kevin has been active in both the manufacturing and distribution segments of the fastener industry for more than three decades and has held several executive leadership positions during that time. Kevin holds a BS in Finance and Business Management from the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.

John Kovatch

John Kovatch – Vice President of Sales & Marketing

John is responsible for the development and execution of the AFC strategic sales plan. He has held positions in the manufacturing and distribution segments of the fastener industry for nearly 30 years, including leadership positions in sales, supply chain, program management, and engineering. John holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Kent State University, an AAS in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA from Pfeiffer University.

Peter Glynn

Peter Glynn – Vice President of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

Pete is responsible for overseeing strategic sourcing, vendor development and purchasing activities for AFC Industries. He has been in the industrial fastener industry for almost 22 years in a variety of roles, including several years living and working in China. Prior to joining the fastener industry, Pete spent several years managing materials and parts logistics in the airline industry. Pete holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado.

Tom Riley

Tom Riley – Vice President of IT

Tom has corporate responsibility for Information Technology. In addition, he has executive oversight of system and infrastructure integrations throughout the AFC organization. Prior to joining AFC Industries, he held positions in project management, quality, operations, and IT within the aerospace, healthcare and defense industries. Tom holds a BS in Production Management from Miami University.

Steve Cardwell

Steve Cardwell – Vice President of Quality

Steve is responsible for AFC’s continued adherence to ISO Standards and compliance to ITAR regulations, as well as the execution of the company’s Continuous Improvement process. Prior to joining AFC Industries, Steve held positions in Quality Management and Product Management working primarily in the automotive/heavy truck, aerospace, and defense industries. Steve holds a Bachelor of Chemistry degree (ACS) from Purdue University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

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