HPC Fire Inspired Expands and Invests in Operations – Hires 2 New Leaders

HPC Fire Inspired, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, recently announced it has hired Palani Ammasai as QLS (Quality, Lean Safety) Manager and Jeff Kochersperger as Production Manager. In these roles, Palani will lead HPC’s quality, lean and safety programs and Jeff will lead the production team.

“In the on-demand world, our focus is on the customer experience and first-class service,” said HPC Chief Executive Officer Sean Steimle. “Palani and Jeff bring specific expertise in these areas, and they will be able to make significant contributions to maintaining our leadership position in the industry.”

Palani earned a variety of technical engineering degrees, including a Master of Technology in Aerospace Engineering. Palani brings us a range of experience in new product development, quality, safety, and lean.

Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Jeff has held a variety of operational roles including Quality Manager and Interim Plant Manager.

HPC, based in Dayton, Ohio, is the leading manufacturer of gas fire features and fire-and-water features for residential and commercial applications. Its products are available through hundreds of specialty retailers and select online merchants.

Palani and Jeff of HPC Fire Inspired