Wurtec is excited to announce that Blake Pilgrim has been promoted to President of the Wurtec
Group. Blake has been with Wurtec for nine years, two of which he led Accounting and Human
Resources, four years as our Director of Operations, two years as Director of Sales & Marketing,
and as of recent our Vice President of Sales.
Blake has spent the last four years reporting to our Board of Advisors to ready himself for this
position. Blake will provide general management leadership along with implementation of
strategic plans and build upon existing sales opportunities and efforts. The President has direct
responsibility over the Finance, Engineering, Sales/Marketing, HR/People Operations, and
Operations department heads. Blake will work closely with Steve Wurth to support the Wurtec
Core Values, Employee Engagement, Company Focus, and Annual Budget.
Steve Wurth will continue to hold the office of CEO and Executive Chairman, with a primary
focus on vision, customer relations, and innovation at Wurtec. Steve will also work as Wurtec’s
culture champion to ensure customer satisfaction and employee engagement.
With this announcement, Joel Wooley has been named to Wurtec’s leadership team as Director
of Sales and Marketing. Joel has 26 years of industry experience, of which many were in
Wurtec feels these changes position Wurtec for another 36 plus years of innovation, excellent
customer experience, and an engaged workforce