OPEAA - Director

MTD Products
5903 Grafton Road
Valley City, OH 44280
Phone: 330.558.7717
Email: kurthayes@mtdproducts.com


B.A. Colorado State University
Executive Education University of Michigan – Ross School of Business


Wife (Jena), Children (Mary Kate, Kalyn, TJ)


Hiking, skiing, traveling and spending time with family.

Professional Experience:

25 years of experience in the outdoor power equipment industry; most of which with MTD Products in various capacities.  Currently serving as the Director of Product Development – Post Sale Support for MTD Products.

Professional Goals:

Continue to build upon a successful carrier in the OPE industry by gaining insights to the selling and distribution of aftermarket products and services.

Objectives for OPPAA:

Strengthen the association by helping to gather and share meaningful data and insights that can be utilized by its members to grow the OPE industry.