Corporate Leadership

Lawrence E. Dewey - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Lawrence Dewey joined Allison Transmission in February 1989. Mr. Dewey currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of Allison and has served in that capacity since August 2007.

Prior to the sale, Mr. Dewey served in various capacities at Allison, including as President of Allison, a role he assumed in 2000; worldwide Director of Marketing, Sales & Service; Managing Director of Allison Transmission Europe, B.V., based in the Netherlands; Central Region (U.S.) Sales Manager; Marketing Manager; Manager of Aftermarket Products; and Production Manager.

From 2003 until 2007, concurrent with his role as President of Allison, he took on the responsibilities of Group Director of Marketing, Sales, Brand Management and Customer Support for General Motors Powertrain Group. Before joining Allison, Mr. Dewey held several positions of increasing responsibility in General Motors’ Diesel Equipment Division and Rochester Products Division.

He began his career in 1974 as a General Motors co-op student at General Motors Institute (now Kettering University). Mr. Dewey currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Sports Corporation.

David S. Graziosi - President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

David Graziosi joined Allison Transmission in November 2007 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In January 2016, he was promoted to the additional role of President.

In his time with Allison, Mr. Graziosi has been instrumental in all aspects of financial management, including debt and equity planning and execution, budgeting, pricing, and investor relations –including the company’s IPO in 2012. Most recently, he was recognized by institutional investment analysts as a ‘top three’ Best CFO for both Buy-Side and Sell-Side (the only CFO to be ranked in the top three of both categories) as part of Institutional Investors' 2016 All-America Executive Team awards.

Before joining Allison, Mr. Graziosi served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Covalence Specialty Materials Corp. between 2006 and 2007. Prior to joining Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation, he held various positions in the industry, including Vice President of Finance Precursors and Epoxy Resins at Hexion Specialty Chemicals from 2005 to 2006 and Executive Vice President and CFO at Resolution Performance Products from 2004 to 2005. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and CFO of General Chemical Industrial Products, as Finance Director of GenTek and as Internal Audit Director and Assistant Corporate Controller at Sun Chemical Group.

Mr. Graziosi is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA, non-practicing). He earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the State University of New York (SUNY) and an MBA in finance from Rutgers University.

Michael A. Dick - Vice President, Purchasing, Supplier Quality & Manufacturing Engineering

Michael Dick joined Allison Transmission in July 2006. He currently serves as VP, Purchasing, Supplier Quality and Manufacturing Engineering and was promoted to this position in August 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Dick served in two other key executive positions at Allison since 2006. First, as the Executive Director of Operations and the Plant Manager for the 1000/2000 Series™ manufacturing plant in Indianapolis; his team significantly improved in the manufacturing cost per unit, hours per unit, customer pulls and customer complaint parts per million (PPM).

Most recently, as Executive Director, Manufacturing Engineering, Mr. Dick and the manufacturing engineering team were responsible for the successful launch of the Chennai, India, Phase II assembly plant and the relocation of the 3000/4000 Series™ assembly operations in Szentgotthárd, Hungary.

Before joining Allison, Mr. Dick worked for the New Venture Gear Corporation (the General Motors – Chrysler Joint Venture) where he served as the VP and Division Manager. In this role, Mr. Dick and his team took a business that had been losing money for a decade and made it profitable. Mr. Dick holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University.

Deborah L. Gordon - Vice President, Regulatory Issues and Hybrid Programs

Deborah Gordon joined General Motors in 1977 as a co-op student with Detroit Diesel Allison (now Allison Transmission). Over the course of her career, Ms. Gordon has held a variety of assignments in multiple functions, including product engineering, competitive assessment, and product line leadership. Prior to her current role, she served as Executive Director, Business Planning and Program Management since 2009. She was appointed as Executive Director, Regulatory Issues and Hybrid Programs in August 2014. She was promoted to Vice President in March 2016.

Ms. Gordon holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University). She also completed the Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. During her career, Ms. Gordon has been recognized with a Women & Hi-Tech Leading Light Award for Distinguished Use of Technology by an Individual for the Government or Service Industry.

Michael G. Headly - Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales & Service

Michael Headly joined Allison Transmission in November 1988. He was most recently promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Sales and Service in January 2014. Prior to his current position, Mr. Headly had been Vice President, Outside North America Marketing, Sales and Service since 2007. Before that role, from 2003 until 2007, he was responsible for General Motors Powertrain’s non-allied sales / application engineering and powertrain marketing, and from 2000 until 2003 he was responsible for military programs, as well as the business planning activity in 2003.

From 1997 until 2000, Mr. Headly served as Managing Director, Allison Transmission Europe, where he assumed a broader role in management of international business, assuming responsibility for the Asia Pacific region in 1998 and the South American region in 1999. Before that, from 1988 until 1997, Mr. Headly held a wide variety of military and commercial positions focused on a variety of global markets. Prior to joining Allison, Mr. Headly worked in General Motors’ Military Vehicle Operation in Detroit as the Manager of New Business Development.

Randall R. Kirk - Vice President, Product Engineering

Randall Kirk joined Allison Transmission in May 1976. He currently serves as VP, Product Engineering, a position he has held since 2009. Prior to that, from 2007 until 2009, Mr. Kirk served as Executive Director of the Transition Program Manager Office, leading a cross-functional team with responsibilities for the separation from General Motors. From 2001 until 2007, he served as Director of Customer Support in Marketing Sales and Service.

From 1997 until 2001, Mr. Kirk assumed the responsibilities of Product Team Leader for several product lines. Prior to that, he served in a number of roles with increasing responsibility in the Operations and Quality organizations, including Supervisor, General Supervisor, Production Superintendent, Quality/Reliability Manager, a dual role as Manager of Manufacturing Engineering and Quality and Divisional Program Manager.

Dean E. Ranalli - Vice President, Information Systems and Services & Chief Information Officer

Dean Ranalli joined Allison Transmission in May 2011 as Director of Global IT Infrastructure and Operations. He was promoted to vice president in January 2015.

Prior to joining Allison, Mr. Ranalli was a Global Services Manager with Alcatel-Lucent in Pittsburgh, where he was responsible for IT operations for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's voice, data and wireless networks.

Mr. Ranalli also previously worked for Advanticom in Pittsburgh, where he held positions of increasing responsibility including Project Manager, Operations Manager, and Director of Professional Services. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Eric C. Scroggins - Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Eric Scroggins joined Allison Transmission as VP, General Counsel and Secretary in December 2007. He is responsible for advising the Board of Directors and its committees and our corporate leadership team on a variety of legal and business matters, overseeing our legal affairs and managing a number of departments in our business, including Export Compliance, Government & Community Relations and Internal Audit.

Prior to joining Allison, Mr. Scroggins served as General Counsel for Product Action International LLC and practiced with the law firm of Ice Miller LLP. Mr. Scroggins also worked for the State of Indiana, serving in a variety of roles, including Deputy Director of the State Personnel Department.