Key Staff

Every member of the Advanced Rubber Products team is just as important as the next. We consider ourselves a family in every sense of the word.

Holly Mitchell - General Manager

Holly Mitchell joined Advanced Rubber Products in November 2007 as the Production and Inventory Control Manager. Over the next seven years, Holly assumed many additional roles within ARP and learned all aspects of the company. In March 2015, Holly was promoted to General Manager and is responsible for all operational and managerial aspects at ARP. Holly has a Bachelors’ of Science Degree in Business Administration from Empire State College.

Eric Snyder - Plant Manager

Eric Snyder joined Advanced Rubber Products in May 1994. As the Plant Manager, Eric is responsible for all production and maintenance employees, as well as the condition of ARP’s buildings and grounds. Eric takes great pride in the operations and appearance of ARP, and ensures that the Five S’s are implemented daily. Eric’s industry background and years of molding experience contributes to ARP’s continued success of molding quality parts and shipping 100% on time.

Dave FitzSimmons - Quality Coordinator

Dave FitzSimmons has been employed at Advanced Rubber Products for 6 years. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, Dave is responsible for maintaining ARP’s quality system to the highest standard and overseeing the quality technicians on each shift. Dave’s emphasis of ARP’s quality objectives (zero defects, supplier of choice and continual improvement) ensures our customers that ARP parts will exceed their expectations.

Ken McCarthy - Tooling and Process Engineer

Ken McCarthy has over 35 years of experience at Advanced Rubber Products. Ken’s background as a machinist insures his ability to develop customer tooling and assist in product design for manufacturability. He is responsible for determining and maintaining process parameters for molded products at ARP. Ken’s extensive knowledge has proven to be a very valuable asset to our customer service and quote team.