Gemini Leadership

For over 55 years Gemini has been in the business of excellence…

…excellence in the development, manufacturing, distribution and support of wood finishing products.

Today, Gemini is a thriving employee owned company with approximately 150 employee-owners. These employee-owners staff and operate our facilities across the nation and service our business throughout North America.

The wood finishing industry is a demanding business requiring the very best of those who choose to be a part of it. In order to succeed in this industry, you must have visionary, dynamic and committed leadership. Gemini is fortunate to have an outstanding group of individuals in our leadership roles.

The leadership group at Gemini leads by example and is an integral part of who Gemini is today and even more importantly who we will be tomorrow!

Chris Hicks

President/Chief Executive Officer

Chris has served as President/CEO of Gemini since 2018.
He joined Gemini in 2012 and has held multiple sales management roles including Vice-President of Industrial Sales and Vice-President of Sales.

Jason Melton

Chief Operations Officer

Jason has been with Gemini since 2007 and was appointed as Vice President of Operations in 2015.  Jason provides strategic leadership and planning for Gemini’s manufacturing and operations teams. 

Rodney Wickersham

Chief Information Officer

Rodney joined Gemini in 2003 as the Customer Service Manager and moved to the role of Marketing/Business Analyst in 2012, before being appointed as Chief Information Officer in 2015. 

Jenny Cripps

Chief Financial Officer

Jenny joined Gemini in 2023. Her responsibilities include departmental oversight of accounting and finance. She has nearly 20 years of finance and accounting experience across a variety of industries including energy, technology and manufacturing. She has work experience in at least 25 countries, having also lived in Norway and London.

Patrick Clary

Vice President of Sales

Patrick joined Gemini as Director of Sales and Business Development in 2016.  Patrick is a coatings industry professional with 35 years of sales and sales management experience in the architectural, industrial, OEM wood and metal coatings industries.

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