Meet the Team
Bill Hardy is the President at Hardy Machine. Bill’s father started the company in 1957 and Bill began working with him in 1982. In 1993, Bill took over the company with the goal of providing the same family-oriented, customer-first culture. Throughout Bill’s tenure, the company has expanded its facilities, the industries it serves and the innovative technologies it uses, but what hasn’t changed is Hardy Machine’s commitment to quality, expertise and people.
Outside of work, Bill enjoys biking, hiking, kayaking and barbeques with the family.
Dwight (Buddy) Miller
1 Year at Hardy Machine
Dwight (Buddy) Miller is Operations Manager for Hardy Machine. He is responsible for delivering quality, on-time products to Hardy Machine customers by overseeing every aspect of the shop to ensure proper scheduling, increased efficiency and ultimately, customer satisfaction. Buddy believes that customers value Hardy Machine’s proven quality, on-time delivery and flexibility.
Prior to joining Hardy Machine, Buddy worked in mid – large manufacturing facilities for over 20 years.
Outside of work he enjoys coaching (and mentoring) his daughter’s fast pitch softball team, spending time with his family and traveling—especially to Alaska where he used to live.
Customer Service / Quality Assurance
24 Years at Hardy Machine
Trish Hardy handles Customer Service and Quality Assurance at Hardy Machine. She is responsible for helping customers, entering order releases and creating inspection reports in order to ensure deliveries are on-time and as expected. Trish believes that Hardy Machine’s reputation for going above and beyond for the customer sets the company apart from larger companies.
Outside of work, Trish enjoys spending time with her family (including her grand-puppies), being active outdoors and traveling.
25 Years at Hardy Machine
Dave Frederick is the Sales Estimator at Hardy Machine. Dave is responsible for understanding every aspect of the customer’s requirements in order to quote them the best solution for their needs. Dave believes that customers appreciate the accountability, pride of work and adaptability that each team member at Hardy Machine demonstrates.
Outside of work, Dave enjoys tinkering with cars.
Quality Assurance Inspector
2 Years at Hardy Machine
Steve Himes is Quality Assurance Inspector for Hardy Machine. He is responsible for inspecting first-piece, in-process and final parts to ensure that customer orders live up to Hardy Machine’s reputation for quality. Steve enjoys being involved in every job at Hardy Machine and validating that the machinists are making exceptional parts for customers.
Outside of work, Steve enjoys being involved in sporting activities with his son and spending time with his family, including family vacations.