June 27, 2000
Mr. Sopko has also served as President of Wm. Sopko & Sons Co. since 1976. The company, founded by his father, is the largest manufacturer and distributor of precision grinding accessories in the US, and has a customer base of over 10,000 in all 50 US states and 10 foreign countries.
Mr. Sopko is a member of several organizations, including the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Industrial Distributor Association, the National Tooling and Machining Association, and the Precision Metal Forming Association. He has a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Dayton, Ohio.