LEADERSHIP TEAM

TERRI CAIN

President - Chief Executive Officer 

TIM MICHALIK

Coming into the business as a teenager, I have dedicated the past 40 years of my life to growing Lake Business Products into the organization it is today. In 2008, at my father's passing, I became Chief Executive Officer and President. I am on the Board of Directors at Lake Erie College and continue to be active in my church in various capacities. I am married and have two children in college.
Senior Vice President - Chief Operating Officer
Tim began his career in the industry in 1979 and has been with Lake Business products for 24 years. As COO and Senior Vice President Tim is involved in many aspects of the company with his primary focus on major accounts, production and IT services. With a technical service background Tim understands the critical requirements of our clients which allows us to customize programs to meet their needs. Tim grew up in the Parma area and attended Cuyahoga Community College. He and his wife Judy reside in Brunswick Ohio and have three grown children.

KEN OPATRNY

Corporate Vice President of Sales
Ken joined Lake Business Products in 1989 as a major account executive and is now responsible for overseeing all major account sales for the company's five branch locations in the State of Ohio. Ken is married with two sons. He enjoys his family life and loves to play golf and exercise regularly.

MARIA BAHR

Vice President of Human Resources

LISA GROEWA

Director of Finance

As a lifetime resident of Lake County, Maria Bahr's relationship with Lake Business Products started as a customer in the early 90's. The relationships she developed during those years, coupled with her education in Human Resource Management, opened the door for her to join Lake's management team in 1998. As the Director of Human Resources, Maria oversees administration, manages staffing demands and implements benefits, compensation, training and development programs. For nearly 20 years she has been dedicated to creating a culture of teamwork, integrity and excellence at Lake Business Products.
Soon after earning her B.S.B.A. from John Carroll University Lisa became a member of the Lake Business Products family in 1994. In her 22 years with the company she has been an integral part of the continued growth of the finance and administrative departments. As the Director of Finance, Lisa oversees all day to day processes and long ­term financial goals. Lisa also volunteers her time and talents as a member of the Finance Committee at the United Methodist Church of Macedonia.