about us

Integrity, Teamwork, Open Communication, Friendliness & Mutual Respect

Jmarc Engineering & Sales was founded August 20th, 2001. We are committed to providing our customers with world-class manufacturers. We provide complex components and assemblies to Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies. Jmarc Engineering operates primarily in North America and Mexico with extensive hands-on technical and managerial experience. Our sales engineers have on average 28 years of servicing clients’ needs.

This strong team further strengthens our comprehensive understanding of all facets of the manufacturing process, including the ability to foresee pending issues, explore alternative options through new technologies, and offer solutions while successfully executing projects of various sizes and complexities. We focus on manufacturers in North America that are looking to expand domestically. Meet our team!

Steve Semansky

CEO & Sales Engineer

Over 26 years of experience in automotive sales and value engineering.  Steven also specializes in engine, transmission, seating and latch components, functional applications and VAVE engineering.  Along with vertical sales approach creates value products for our principles in our unique way of building and maintaining strong, long-lasting relationships with our customers and manufacturers.


Kurt Mills

NA Sales Executive

Kurt Mills has 30 years of experience in automotive sales and will provide a new layer of industry expertise at Jmarc. Kurt has served as Vice President and Senior Sales Director to major Tier 1 suppliers and most major OEM’s.  Most recently, Kurt was the Senior Director of Sales at IAC (Southfield, MI) selling interior components to Ford Motor Company.  While at IAC, Kurt managed a book of business exceeding annual revenue of $400M.  Prior to IAC, Kurt spent the majority of his career in the seating and safety restraints sector working for JCI, Faurecia and Key Safety Systems and he brings with him a wealth of knowledge and insight into the dynamic needs of the automotive industry.


Trent Brotherton

Sales Engineer

Trent has 35 years of experience in the automotive industry, 15 of which were working for multiple tier 1 suppliers.  His background includes quality control manager, engineering manager, business unit manager, and costing/tooling engineer.  Currently, Trent focuses on the Southeast region of the U.S., building long term relationships with a variety of manufacturers.


Bob Lane

Sales Engineer

With over 30 years of experience in manufacturing and engineering, Bob is versatile in various engineering fields, such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, and manufacturing. Bob currently delivers a systematic review of company objectives, desired outcomes and a decision to move ahead with a project-based solution.  His engineering skills and background helps to see projects through to fruition.


Susanne Maiberger

Office Manager

Ensures the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office from RFQ to program launch. Susanne articulates a program’s strategy and objectives while also providing up to date status reports between the customer and its principals. Susanne is continuously updating and communicating with the customers to support field sales staff.


Jerry Ford

Sales Engineer (Southeast Region)

Jerry has over 40 years in manufacturing in variety of positions in multi-plant companies from line worker, material control, warehouse management, production control/ management, engineering, purchasing, sales, and finally as a VP of a plastics company. So, he can relate to what it takes to successfully integrate a supplier into a customer from a multilevel view. His experience and understanding of the needs of the supplier and customer allows him to successfully keep both satisfied with the relationship and thus growth their respective businesses! Jerry offers 24/7 contact and prides himself with very short response time.


Juan Pablo Cruz

Sales Engineer (Mexico Territory)

Specialty on automotive and its mechanics with Domain in the areas of: Automotive engineering for production and Quality areas. Experienced in Quality control tools: APQP, AMEF, 5s, Ishikawa, Control plans and drawing interpretations.  Juan provides a local footprint in the Mexico territory.  Fluent in Spanish and English.


Organization Membership

We are proud members of the following organizations:

MEMA, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association

MANA, Manufacturers’ Agents National Association

MBPA, Michigan Business & Professional Association

MFG.com, Contract Manufacturing Marketplace

OESA, Original Equipment Suppliers Association