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IBC Welcomes New Board Member - Walter Hafner

Post Date:02/05/2019


The Industry Business Council Board of Directors is proud to welcome its newest Director, Walter Hafner. 

 “I am thrilled to be joining a great organization that meets the needs of the business community in our City,” said Walter. “I look forward to using my skills to work alongside the Board to move the IBC forward.” 

Walter is the Vice President of Manufacturing at Acorn Engineering and has been with the company for over three decades. After graduating from high school, Walter began a Tool and Die apprenticeship at Acorn Engineering while attending a National Tooling & Machine Association program. 

Within 4 years of his apprenticeship he became a certified Tool and Die Maker. He worked his way up from Production Supervisor to Plant Manager and Manager of Manufacturing. Through his experience, Walter has become an expert at all the stages of the manufacturing process. 

Walter has been married for 29 years and has two daughters and a son. He currently resides in the historic district City of Ontario.


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