Fire Pumps, Fire Apparatus, Fire and Defense Equipment

Darley Receives 2017 Private Boards of the Year Award

Darley Receives 2017 Private Boards of the Year Award

W.S. Darley & Co. was selected as the nation’s top private mid-size company board for 2017 by Board of Directors Magazine.

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Paul C. Darley - Chairman

Paul C. Darley - Chairman

Paul Darley is President & CEO of W.S. Darley & Co. He is a Past President of the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers Association (FAMA) and served on the Board of Directors of Fire & Emergency Manufacturers & Services Association (FEMSA). He has visited fire services in over 75 countries. He currently serves on the Board of several charitable organizations. He holds a BS Degree in Marketing and Finance from Marquette University and a MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He lives in Elmhurst, IL.

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Mary Jo Long

Mary Jo Long

Mary Jo Long is the granddaughter of company founder, William S. Darley. As a Director, she represents family shareholders who are employed outside Darley, in other professions, including education, health care and social services.

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James Long - Executive Vice President – Fire & Defense Equipment

James Long - Executive Vice President – Fire & Defense Equipment

Mr. James Long is responsible for overall operations of the distribution business at Darley.

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Peter Darley - Executive Vice President & COO

Peter Darley - Executive Vice President & COO

Mr. Darley is responsible for overall business operations.

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Steven Rogers

Steven Rogers

Steven Rogers is a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. A 1985 graduate of the school, Professor Rogers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College. Prior to teaching at HBS, he taught for 17 years at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, in the MBA, PhD and Executive programs in the U.S., Toronto, Germany, and Hong Kong.

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Jeff S Darley - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

Jeff S Darley - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

Currently the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for W.S. Darley & Co. with primary responsibility for the Chippewa Falls pump and fire apparatus manufacturing operations.

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Samuel K. Skinner

Samuel K. Skinner

Mr. Skinner is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USF Corporation, one of the nation's leading transportation and logistics companies.  During each year that he served as CEO, the company was recognized by Fortune magazine as one of America's most admired companies.  He also served from 1993-1998 as President of Commonwealth Edison Company and its holding company Unicom Corporation, one of the country's largest utilities.

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Joe Maguire

Joe Maguire

Joe Maguire became the President and CEO of The Special Operations Warrior Foundation in September 2013; having served on the Foundation’s Board of Directors for the previous three years. He was a career Naval Special Warfare Officer (SEAL) and retired from the Unites States Navy in 2010 having served 36 years in uniform. He commanded at every level to include the Naval Special Warfare Command, the Navy Component of United States Special Operations Command.

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Garry L. Briese

Garry L. Briese

Garry served for 23 years as the CEO of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and previously as CEO of the Florida College of Emergency Physicians. He is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Board of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of the IAFC Foundation.

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