George W. Bain

With a Bachelors of Science in Business Marketing from the University of Akron, Bonnot Company President George W. Bain understands what it means to communicate the power and necessity of Bonnot products and services to the industry.

Bain joined Bonnot in 1991 as Vice President and became the owner and president in 2001. He previously worked for a Fortune 500 company in various management positions before joining other family members in starting and operating a manufacturing business.

John Negrelli
Vice President

John Negrelli received a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Dayton.

He was previously employed with Alpha Enterprises in Canton, Ohio as a Director of Purchasing, where he managed outsourcing for eight plastic-injection molders. He worked for Ernst & Young in their manufacturing consulting practice, where he was promoted to Senior Manager and served as a national resource on purchasing practices.

Negrelli was also employed as an accountant for J.M. Smucker Company, where he worked in areas of cost and general accounting. He was promoted into corporate purchasing for Smucker's strategically consolidated multi-facility operations.

He joined The Bonnot Company in 1997 as General Manager and was promoted to Vice President in 2002.

Adam Doxsey
General Manager/General Counsel

Adam received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Kent State University before graduating from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law with his Juris Doctrate. Prior to joining Bonnot in 2016, Adam was engaged in private practice focusing on business litigation, criminal defense and family law.

Adam represents The Bonnot Company as General Counsel and also serves as the company’s General Manager. With his legal background, Adam brings unique ideas and a different perspective to the company’s management and operations.

Kris Smith
Plant Manager
Kurt Houk
Chief Engineer

Kurt received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Akron in 1983.

Before joining The Bonnot Company in 2006 Kurt worked 20 years in the thermoplastic extrusion industry. Kurt started his career working as a process engineer responsible for feed screw design employed by NRM Corporation. He then transferred to the Machine Design Department and learned mechanical design of extruders and related equipment. Kurt was employed seven years as Engineering Manager of Akron Extruders, Incorporated. In 1995 Kurt returned to The University of Akron and earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology and gained experience in controls engineering.

With Kurt’s knowledge of multiple disciplines he can review a project and simultaneously consider process, machine design and controls requirements often producing optimal and innovative solutions in a short time frame.