Meet our team of forward-thinking, servant leaders helping build a culture where our people and their ideas flourish.

Board of Directors

David Miles
Chairman of the Board
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David W. Miles, a financial adviser, entrepreneur and investor, was elected as Chair of the Board in June 2019. Mr. Miles is co-founder and Managing Principal of ManchesterStory Group, an early-stage venture capital firm, and founder and manager of The Miles Group, LLC, which makes direct and indirect private equity investments. He is also a director and chair of the Audit Committee of Northwest Financial Corporation. Until the company’s sale in March 2020, Mr. Miles was the principal owner of Miles Capital, Inc., an institutional asset management firm serving insurance companies, public bodies, foundations and endowments, and high net worth investors, where he worked for over 23 years. Mr. Miles served as Executive Vice President, Principal Mutual Funds, and Executive Vice President, AMCORE Financial, Inc., where he was responsible for asset management, trust, private banking, brokerage, employee benefits and insurance services. During his career, Mr. Miles has served as a director or officer of more than 60 public mutual funds with total assets exceeding $30 billion. Mr. Miles brings legal and investment transaction experience to the Board and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He also brings significant expertise in financial reporting and capital allocation strategy.

Director Since: December 1, 2015

Sara Armbruster
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Sara E. Armbruster is President and Chief Executive Officer of Steelcase Inc., a global office furniture manufacturer, a position she has held since October 2021. Ms. Armbruster also serves on the board of directors of Steelcase. Ms. Armbruster has held several leadership positions since joining Steelcase in 2007 as Vice President of Corporate Strategy, including as Vice President, Strategy, Research and Digital Transformation and Executive Vice President. In her roles, Ms. Armbruster oversaw Steelcase’s technology efforts and was responsible for advancing the embrace of digital technologies and for digital transformation of Steelcase. Ms. Armbruster also has had responsibility for a range of innovation activities, including global design research, the design and implementation of new business models, and the development of external growth opportunities, including acquisitions and partnerships. Before joining Steelcase, Ms. Armbruster was Vice President of Business Development at Banta Corporation, a contract printing company. Ms. Armbruster brings substantial experience in strategy, innovation, information technology, and digital transformation to our Board. As a senior executive of a public company with primary responsibility in these areas, she provides valuable strategic insights and expertise with respect to growth opportunities for the Company and areas of critical business innovation.

Director Since: December 18, 2019

Christopher Braun
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Christopher J. Braun has over 30 years of leadership experience encompassing manufacturing, finance and sales. Most recently, he was self-employed as a management consultant from 2014 through February 2020. He founded Teton Buildings in 2008 and held the position of CEO through 2013. His previous experience includes CEO of Teton Homes, Executive Vice President – RV Group at Fleetwood Enterprises and various senior management positions within PACCAR Inc., a manufacturer of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. As a recognized leader in the RV industry, Mr. Braun provides keen insights to the Board. His prior experience in the RV industry, combined with his vast manufacturing background and his role as a former CEO make him well-positioned to critically and thoughtfully review and guide the Company’s strategy.

Director Since: December 1, 2015

Kevin Bryant
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Kevin E. Bryant is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Evergy, Inc., an electric utility company, a position he has held since June 2018. In this role, Mr. Bryant has management responsibility for utility operations, including generation operations and generation services, transmission operations, transmission and delivery services, distribution operations, resource planning, safety and training. Since joining Evergy in 2003, Mr. Bryant has held several positions that have drawn on his strategic insight and finance and marketing experience. Prior to his current position, Mr. Bryant served as Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer, Vice President of Strategic Planning and President of KLT Inc., a subsidiary of Evergy. He was named Executive Vice President Finance & Strategy and Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Before joining Evergy, Mr. Bryant held roles at THQ, Inc., UBS Group AG and Hallmark Cards, Inc. Mr. Bryant also serves on the members committee of the Southwest Power Pool and on the board of directors of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Midwest Chapter. Mr. Bryant brings financial, operational, business development and energy platform expertise to the Company.

Director Since: March 17, 2021

William Fisher
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William C. Fisher was the Chief Information Officer of Polaris Industries Inc., a manufacturer of power sports products, from 1999 until his retirement in 2015. During his tenure at Polaris, he also served as the General Manager of Service from 2005 until 2014 overseeing all technical, dealer, and consumer service operations. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Fisher was employed by MTS Systems for 15 years in various positions in information services, software engineering (applications and embedded control systems), factory automation, vehicle testing, and general management. Before that time, Mr. Fisher worked as a civil engineer for Anderson-Nichols and he later joined Autocon Industries, where he developed process control software. Mr. Fisher’s experience as Chief Information Officer at Polaris has provided substantial experience with information technology and cybersecurity issues. His experience as an engineer and in executive positions in service and consumer service operations provides valuable insight for our customer service function as well as relationships with channel partners. His familiarity with highly discretionary consumer products is a key asset as we focus on improved service and operational efficiency.

Director Since: May 1, 2015

Michael Happe
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Michael J. Happe joined Winnebago Industries in January 2016, as the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director. Mr. Happe has led a transformation of the Company into an outdoor recreation/lifestyle enterprise. Under his leadership, Winnebago Industries has grown both organically and inorganically, completed five acquisitions, including Grand Design RV, Chris-Craft, Newmar, Barletta Boats, and Lithionics Battery, and expanded its industry and geographic footprint. Winnebago Industries’ net sales, net income, RV and marine market share, and total shareholder returns have all grown significantly under Mr. Happe’s leadership, as has the Company’s commitment to corporate responsibility. He worked previously at The Toro Company, a global manufacturer of turf and landscape maintenance and development solutions, where he most recently served as an Executive Officer and Group Vice President of Toro’s Residential and Contractor business until 2015. A 19-year veteran of The Toro Company, Mr. Happe held a series of senior leadership positions throughout his career across a variety of the company’s domestic and international divisions. Mr. Happe also serves as a director for H.B. Fuller Company. His knowledge of all aspects of the Winnebago Industries business positions him well to serve on the Board. Mr. Happe’s extensive experience and positions rising in complexity and breadth at Toro, including global business affairs, as well as his director position at H.B. Fuller, brings further expertise in corporate leadership and development and execution of profitable business growth strategy.

Director Since: January 1, 2016

Staci Kroon
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Staci L. Kroon is President and Chief Executive Officer of BraunAbility, a global manufacturer of mobility vehicles and other mobility solutions, a position she has held since 2017. Ms. Kroon also serves as a director of BraunAbility. In her role at BraunAbility, she is dedicated to growing the company through mobility innovation and cultivating a purpose-driven culture and has diversified the company’s business model, completing six acquisitions and a majority stake joint venture. Before joining BraunAbility, Ms. Kroon spent 20 years at Eaton Corporation, a global power management company, holding several roles with increasing scope and complexity in operations, business development and general management before being named Executive Vice President of Eaton Business System in September 2015. Ms. Kroon brings substantial experience in operational excellence, strategic growth, and product innovation.


Richard Moss
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Richard (Rick) D. Moss most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Hanesbrands, Inc., a leading global basic apparel manufacturer, from 2011 until his retirement in December 2017. Mr. Moss joined Hanesbrands as Senior Vice President – Finance and Treasurer and had several roles increasing in scope and complexity prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his roles at Hanesbrands, Mr. Moss served as Chief Financial Officer of Chattem Inc., a consumer products company. Mr. Moss has been a director of Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. since May 2018 and was appointed as Chairman in May 2022. Mr. Moss has been a director of Hydrofarm Holdings Group, Inc. since November 2020 and also serves on the board of Piedmont Opera, a not-for-profit organization. With his many years of experience as a chief financial officer and executive at a public company, Mr. Moss provides the Board expertise in financial and strategic planning, mergers, acquisitions and integration of businesses following mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital allocation strategies and complex financial issues.

Director Since: February 1, 2017

John Murabito
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John M. Murabito most recently served as Executive Vice President at Cigna Corporation, a global healthcare services company, from 2003 until his retirement in April 2022. Mr. Murabito joined Cigna as its Chief Human Resources Officer and served in that role for 18 years before becoming Chief Administrative Officer in 2021. In that role, he had oversight of human resources, enterprise marketing, security and aviation, and diversity, equity & inclusion, civic affairs, and the Cigna Foundation, of which he was the president. Earlier in his career, he served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services at the Monsanto Company. His background includes over 40 years of extensive related experience with the Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo, Symbion, Inc., and The Trane Company. Mr. Murabito is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources and serves as Chair of the Board. He also chairs the Board of Trustees for his alma mater, Augustana College. Mr. Murabito brings strong executive business leadership and talent management expertise to our Board as a former senior executive of a Fortune 20 public company. He provides valuable insights on human capital, executive compensation, leadership development and succession planning to the Board.

Director Since: April 1, 2017

Jacqueline Woods
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Jacqueline D. Woods is the Chief Marketing Officer at Teradata Corporation, a multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, where she oversees strategic marketing planning and delivery, digital and social properties, and customer experience enrichment. Ms. Woods joined Teradata from NielsenIQ, an industry leader in global measurement and data analytics, where she was the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer from 2019 to 2021. Prior to joining NielsenIQ, Ms. Woods held Chief Marketing Officer roles at IBM, a global technology company, from 2010 to 2019 and also held roles of increasing responsibility at Oracle Corporation, a computer software company, for 10 years, helping lead the company’s e-business standardization. Ms. Woods serves on the Board of Trustees for Community Reinvestment Fund USA, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving communities through innovative financial solutions. She also serves on board of the Greater Fairfield County Foundation, Inc., a not-for-profit organization helping under-served communities in southern Connecticut, and Avaya Holdings Corporation, a privately held multinational technology company providing workstream collaboration services. Ms. Woods brings deep expertise in all aspects of marketing, branding, pricing, customer insights and strategy.

Director Since: March 17, 2021


Michael Happe
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Michael Happe was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Winnebago Industries in January of 2016. He also serves on the board of the Winnebago Industries Foundation. Mr. Happe is responsible for the overall vision, strategic direction, and performance of the Winnebago Industries enterprise, and especially accountable for nurturing and strengthening a culture that cares deeply for its employees and customers. Under his leadership, Winnebago Industries has grown from a single Winnebago product brand to a premium portfolio of outdoor brands with several major acquisitions including Grand Design RV, Chris-Craft, Newmar, and Barletta Boats. Prior to joining the company, he served most recently as an Executive Officer and Group Vice President at The Toro Company. During his 19 years at Toro, he held a series of senior leadership positions across a variety of their domestic and international divisions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the William Allen White School at the University of Kansas and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He currently sits on the board of directors for another publicly listed NYSE company, H.B. Fuller, and is active in several community, academic, and outdoor / manufacturing industry boards.

Ashis Bhattacharya
Senior Vice President, Business Development, Advanced Technology & Strategic Planning
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Mr. Bhattacharya has served as a Vice President of Winnebago Industries since June 1, 2016. He was named Senior Vice President in September of 2020 and assumed added responsibility for Enterprise Marketing at that time. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Bhattacharya was Vice President, Strategy, Alliances & Internet of Things (IoT) for the Sensing & Productivity Solutions division at Honeywell. Prior to that role, Bhattacharya was Vice President, Global Marketing & Business Development for the Sensing & Control division. Before joining Honeywell, he was employed with Moog, Motorola and Bain & Company in a variety of roles including a role with Moog as Group Vice President – Global Marketing.

Stacy Bogart
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Corporate Responsibility
President, Winnebago Industries Foundation
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Ms. Bogart serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Corporate Responsibility and joined the Company on January 2, 2018. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Bogart was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary at Polaris Industries where she joined in November 2009. Previously, Bogart was General Counsel of Liberty Diversified International; Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at The Toro Company; and a Senior Attorney for Honeywell Inc.

Huw Bower
President, Winnebago Outdoors
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Mr. Bower has served as President, Winnebago Outdoors since October 12, 2020. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Mr. Bower spent more than 15 years in brand leadership and executive roles at Brunswick Corporation, a global leader in the marine industry. Most recently as President, Boat Group, Bower was responsible for that organization’s portfolio of iconic boat brands including Sea Ray, Boston Whaler and Lund, among others. During this time, he gained significant portfolio management experience, accelerated the growth of the boat business, strengthened dealer relationships, and created innovative, high performing teams.

Donald Clark
President, Grand Design RV
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Mr. Clark has over 30 years of successful RV industry experience with a proven track record of leading and growing companies throughout the industry. Don’s history includes: distressed company turnarounds, successful startups, and growing people and businesses. Prior to co-founding Grand Design, Don was named President and successfully led the turnaround of a struggling Thor division. Don’s experience also includes being part of the owner/management team that helped drive Keystone RV Company to become the largest Towable manufacturer in the world. Most recently, Don recruited and built the team that led Grand Design RV to become one of the fastest growing RV manufacturers in the history of the industry.

Stephen Heese
President, Chris-Craft
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Mr. Heese has been with Chris-Craft since January 2001. Prior to Chris-Craft, Steve spent twelve years at Erico International Corporation in a variety of roles, including Managing Director of the Europe, Asia and Australia regions, President of Erico Products Australia Ltd., and Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Erico Fastening Systems. Steve also spent three years at Price Waterhouse in Tampa as a member of the management consulting group.

Amber Holm
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
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Ms. Holm has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer since July 2022. Holm has more than two decades of experience leading marketing and brand management for top consumer brands across multiple industries. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Holm served as Vice President, Brands at Newell Brands where she led the global housewares business, including Rubbermaid, Calphalon, and Ball Canning, achieving record sales growth. Previously, she spent six years at Bridgestone Americas as Vice President of Marketing, overseeing the Bridgestone and Firestone tire brands and 13 years at General Mills in multiple roles on a variety of brands including Pillsbury and Cheerios.

Bryan Hughes
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President – Finance, Investor Relations & Information Technology
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Mr. Hughes has served as Chief Financial Officer, since May 15, 2017. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Mr. Hughes spent more than 25 years in financial leadership roles, including the past 20 years at Ecolab, Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Most recently, Mr. Hughes was the Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. He was previously Ecolab's Vice President of Finance for the company's Global Institutional business.

Sri Koneru
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
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Mr. Koneru is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, previously serving as Vice President, Information Technology at Winnebago Industries since July 20, 2020. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Mr. Koneru was Area Vice President, IT & Digital Strategy, at Xcel Energy where he successfully led a major ERP rollout across the entire enterprise and the deployment of digital tools to drive business transformation. Prior to his role with Xcel Energy, Sri spent 15 years with Target Corporation in Solution Delivery and Portfolio Management roles, overseeing business process automation, monitoring a key global ERP implementation and translating business strategies into technology roadmaps.

Casey Tubman
President, Newmar
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Casey Tubman joined Winnebago Industries as President of Newmar in July, 2022. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, he had more than 25 years in a variety of leadership and executive roles at Whirlpool Corporation, a multinational manufacturer of home appliances. He most recently served as Vice President and Global Platform Leader – Laundry where he was responsible for product development strategies and execution across five regions and all countries worldwide. Tubman previously ran Whirlpool’s North American laundry and dishwasher businesses where he drove significant revenue and profit growth and improved brand differentiation.

Chris West
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Operations & Barletta Boats
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Mr. West serves as Senior Vice President of Operations and joined the Company on September 26, 2016. Prior to Joining Winnebago Industries, West was Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Joy Global, a worldwide mining equipment manufacturer. Prior to that position he was Vice President of Manufacturing at Joy Global. Other positions West has held include Director of Manufacturing for AGCO Corporation, an agricultural equipment manufacturer and Director of Operations for the Nordam Group, a manufacturer of aircraft interiors.

Bret Woodson
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Relations
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Mr. Woodson serves as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Relations and joined the Company in January 2015. Prior to joining Winnebago Industries, Mr. Woodson had over 22 years of business and human resources experience with Corbion, formerly Caravan Ingredients, Sara Lee Corporation and the City of Prior Lake, Minn.