The Cole Kepro Team

Management

  • Frederick A. Cook Jr.
    Chief Executive Officer
    Cole Kepro - Chief Executive Officer Frederick A. Cook Jr.

    Fred is responsible for the strategic direction and overall profitability of Cole Kepro International. He has over 33 years of precision metalworking experience, including design, die-casting, injection molding, electronic component fabrication, grinding, welding, plating, laser cutting, automation, precision assembly, and powder coating. Fred earned a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry, from Tufts University. He earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hartford. Fred has served as an executive in the automotive, automation, metal manufacturing, electrical, power transmission, and firearms industry.

  • Richard H. Currie
    President

    Mr. Currie is a highly experienced senior executive with 30 years’ experience in the electronic entertainment sector, with 20 of those years in regulated gaming. His experience spans gaming machine design and manufacture, as well as the design and manufacture of peripheral gaming equipment. Mr. Currie was the founding president of WMS Gaming, held senior executive positions with Coin Mechanisms and Game Mechanisms, and was the president of Elite Gaming Technologies. Mr. Currie received his MBA in International Business from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL; and also retired as a Major from the US Army Reserve where he held command and staff positions in two Special Forces Groups

  • Andrew Cashin
    Chief Financial Officer
    Cole Kepro - Chief Financial Officer Andrew Cashin

    Andrew Cashin joined Cole Kepro International LLC as Chief Financial Officer in April of 2014. Andrew is responsible for the Treasury, Human Resources, Internal and External Financial Reporting and Risk Management functions of CKI. Andrew offers over twenty years of financial and operational experience working with and managing public and private gaming corporations. He has also been an executive in the public accounting and financial consulting business sectors. Earning his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Florida, Andrew is currently a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Sales

  • Rick Durica
    Vice President of Sales
    Cole Kepro - Director of Sales Rick Durica

    Rick is responsible for ensuring our customers’ needs and wants are professionally understood and communicated throughout the company. He is one of the original members of the Cole Kepro International team. Rick also participates in the IMCA Modifieds as both owner and driver of Durica Racing.

Engineering
And Operations

  • Leticia Ochoa
    Senior Vice President of Operations
    Cole Kepro - Senior Vice President of Operations Leticia Ochoa

    Leticia ("Letty") is responsible for ensuring our customers’ products are uniformly and professionally manufactured and assembled to specification and delivered on time to the customer’s request date. Letty has been with Cole Kepro International for over 14 years and is expert in all functions related to fabrication, finishing, and assembly.