Holden Management


Barbra Barkley

Barbara Barkley

Director of People Operations

Barb became Director of Human Resources in March of 2002 when she transferred to the Corporate Office after thirteen years in the human resource department of a subsidiary of Holden’s predecessor.

Barb has a degree in Organizational Management and Leadership from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management from which she received the Senior Professional Human Resource (SPHR) certification.

Elena Black

Manager of Strategic Planning and Analysis

Elena joined Holden in October 2017 as Manager of Strategic Planning and Analysis. Elena brings over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and investment banking advisory and valuation services. Elena graduated magna cum laude with a BA in International Economics from Azerbaijan State Economic University and received her MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of South Carolina. She holds Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst (CAIA) designations.

David Danielski

David Danielski

Corporate Controller

Dave joined the Company’s predecessor in 1990 as Manager of Internal Audit. He was promoted to Assistant Controller in 1998 and became Corporate Controller in 1999. Previously he served in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche LLP, in Chicago.

Dave earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society.

Joseph S. Haas

Joseph S. Haas

President and CEO

Joseph Haas was named President of Holden Industries in 2004, having previously served as Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice-President of Operations, and Chief Operating Officer of the Company's predecessor.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Drexel University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society and the Financial Executives Institute.

Gregory Hamilton

Gregory Hamilton

Chief Financial Officer

Gregory Hamilton joined Holden's Corporate Office in June 2006 and is the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Holden Industries, he was the Executive Vice President for a $500 million division of a global specialty steel manufacturer where he spent 21-years in various executive level positions in accounting, finance, administration, and marketing.

Greg holds an MBA in Corporate Finance from Fairleigh Dickenson University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bloomsburg State University.

JoAnne Williams

General Counsel

JoAnne has been employed by the Company as General Counsel since September 2017. She has extensive experience as legal counsel for Fortune 500 companies in the chemical, manufacturing, medical device and health care industries. In addition to her corporate experience, she practiced as a transactional attorney for four years at a firm she founded and as a trial lawyer for six years with the Chicago firm of Edwards, Wildman Palmer LLP. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois in 1984 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1987. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin.