Executive Biographies


The Guthries have owned businesses in metal stamping, steel processing, manufacturing, sequencing and engineering as first and second tier suppliers to the automotive industry since 1985. Their businesses have been recognized as “Supplier of the Year” by The National Minority Business Development Council and “Michigan Manufacturer of the Year” by Impressions 5 Museum. The Guthries have been recognized as “Entrepreneurs of the Year” by Ernst & Young and the Greater Lansing Business Monthly. They were also ranked in INC. Magazine’s Inner City 100 of Fastest Growing Companies list in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

Team Members

Michael J. Guthrie

CEO and Co-Chairman

Michael J. Guthrie is a serial entrepreneur who has a passion for…

Carlton L. Guthrie

President and Co-Chairman

Co-Chairman and President of Detroit Chassis LLC and its parent company…

Rodney Haynes

VP, Finance

Rodney Haynes, Vice President of Finance, has 25 years…

Edwina Milligan

VP Human Capital

Edwina joined the Detroit Chassis Team in February 2000 and…

Dave Taylor

VP, Engineering & Project Management

Dave Taylor is Vice President of Engineering and Project Management supporting…

Michael Hinton

Director Human Resources

Michael Hinton is Director Human Resources and is responsible for all HR…