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Leadership

Our commitment to innovation drives us to stay at the forefront of the industry, ensuring our clients receive the best possible support.

With a passion for exceeding boundaries, our leadership team strives to create meaningful experiences and drive sustainable growth for our clients. Trust G&L Corporation to be your partner of choice, as we revolutionize industries and shape a brighter future together.

Michael Forester

Michael Forester

President & Chief Executive Officer

Scott Hack

Scott Hack

Chief Operating Officer

Ed Souers

Ed Souers

Chief Financial Officer

Brice Lantz

Brice Lantz

Vice President of Operations

Gabe Buchman

Gabe Buchman

Vice President of Automotive & Steel Division

Matt Reichhart

Matt Reichhart

Vice President of Mechanical & Refrigeration

Michael Forester

Michael Forester

President & Chief Executive Officer

michael@g-lcorp.com

Michael Forester is the President and CEO of G & L Corporation. Mr. Forester acquired G & L in 2018, and since that time, has worked diligently to grow the company and foster its customer relationships. At G & L, Mr. Forester has focused on expanding to become an all-inclusive industrial services company, and on ensuring that G & L continues to provide the highest level of customer experience and satisfaction. Mr. Forester has surrounded himself with a team of highly motivated and capable individuals at G & L. Together they have instilled a culture centered around quality, success, and satisfaction.

Mr. Forester continues to promote G & L’s growth and emergence as a leader in the industry, striving to provide an extraordinary experience to both customers and employees alike. In addition to his role at G & L, Mr. Forester serves as the President and CEO of a private equity and wealth management firm dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in their pursuit of financial advancement and rehabilitation.

In 2011, Mr. Forester began his career as a financial advisor with WestPoint Financial Group, a national wealth management firm, where he honed his financial management skills and economic acumen. His experience at WestPoint was critical to his individual successes and the continued advancement of G & L. Mr. Forester received his bachelor of arts in Finance and Economics from Purdue University Fort Wayne.

He is an active member of the local business community, and presently serves on the board of Cancer Services Northeast Indiana. As a result of his ancestry, Mr. Forester is also a member of the Fort Wayne Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and G & L has been certified by the Indiana Department of Administration as a Minority Business Enterprise.

Scott Hack

Scott Hack

Chief Operating Officer

scott@g-lcorp.com 260-243-0307

​​Scott Hack is the Chief Operating Officer at G & L Corporation. Mr. Hack’s role with the company is expansive. In addition to managing the employees and general operations of G & L, he serves the critical function of liaison between the company’s executives and employees. Mr. Hack strives to implement the President/CEO’s vision of quality, success, and satisfaction across all divisions of G & L. His goal is to ensure that G & L’s customer and employee experiences are second to none.

Mr. Hack joined the G & L team in 2021, and he has been an essential part of the company’s continued growth and success. Prior to joining G & L, Mr. Hack received his bachelor of arts from Medaille College (Buffalo, NY) in business management. He went on to work in the banking and finance industry for more than ten years. This included many years of service as a vice president and manager of multiple New York branches of J.P. Morgan Chase, a global Fortune 25 financial institution and leader in the banking industry. As a result of his experience at J.P Morgan Chase, Mr. Hack was well-suited for a transition into an executive leadership role.

As he considered his advancement options, Mr. Hack was urged by his childhood friend, Michael Forester (G & L’s President and CEO), to leave New York to assist with the management and growth of G & L’s operations as the company’s COO. Mr. Hack now works closely with Mr. Forester on a daily basis to develop and implement the company’s plan for solidifying its place as leader in world of industrial services.

Ed Souers

Ed Souers

Chief Financial Officer

ed@g-lcorp.com

Ed came to G&L as CFO after retiring from a regional CPA firm which he was instrumental in founding. In addition to being managing partner he consulted with numerous clients in the areas of strategy, finance, and tax. Ed holds degrees from Huntington University where he also served on the board of trustees for several years.

He has served on many community organizations and is currently on the Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana board. In his off time, Ed enjoys the lake with his wife, three children, nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. He is an avid classic car collector with a focus on Hudsons and AMCs. He also manages the National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum in Ypsilanti, MI.

Brice Lantz

Brice Lantz

Vice President of Operations

brice@g-lcorp.com 260-466-4745

Brice Lantz, Vice President of Operations at G & L Corporation, embarked on his impactful career with the company in 2018 as a Project Manager. His ascent to Vice President showcases his exceptional skills and commitment to excellence. Integral to the company’s rejuvenation and growth since its acquisition, Mr. Lantz’s prior experiences, notably at a Tennessee CPA firm, have significantly shaped his comprehensive understanding of the financial complexities essential to corporate success. He holds dual Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Finance from Manchester University, which have laid a solid foundation for his professional path. 

 In his current role, Mr. Lantz skillfully manages operational and technological aspects of G & L Corporation, combining strategic vision with practical experience. His leadership has led to significant enhancements in both field and office operations, showcasing his effective application of academic knowledge and hands-on expertise.

 Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mr. Lantz is deeply rooted in his personal values. His faith plays a central role in his life, guiding his decisions and interactions both in and out of the workplace. Family is also paramount to him, providing a source of strength and motivation. Mr. Lantz’s passion for the outdoors reflects his belief in the importance of balance and well-being. He finds solace and rejuvenation in activities like hiking wilderness sections and running with his shorthairs, embracing the tranquility of nature.

 As Vice President, Brice Lantz is not only focused on driving G & L Corporation towards new heights of excellence but also dedicated to positively impacting clients and the community. His journey from Project Manager to Vice President of Operations illustrates his unwavering commitment to both personal and professional growth, and the success of G & L.

Gabe Buchman

Gabe Buchman

Vice President of Automotive & Steel Division

gabe@g-lcorp.com 260-466-3204

Gabe Buchman, Vice President of G & L Corporation’s Automotive and Steel Division, has a robust 23-year background as an ironworker in the automotive and steel manufacturing sectors, specializing in plant maintenance and fabrication. His expertise extends to rigging, equipment installation, scaffolding, and sitework, reflecting his comprehensive industry knowledge. Mr. Buchman’s career has advanced from a first-year apprenticeship to his current executive role at G & L, demonstrating his exceptional technical skill and leadership.

Prior to his civilian career, Mr. Buchman served four years in the Marine Corps, where he developed key disciplines and leadership qualities that have significantly influenced his professional trajectory. As Vice President, he integrates his diverse field experience and military discipline, ensuring excellence in his division. His rise from apprentice to a top executive encapsulates his commitment and proficiency in his field.

Matt Reichhart

Matt Reichhart

Vice President of Mechanical & Refrigeration

matt@g-lcorp.com 260-760-0753

My main goal on ever task G&L gets awarded is customer satisfaction. From conceptual design to years after on preventative maintenance of facilities. Customers satisfaction and belief in our services is the most upmost importance. I have been in the mechanical trade since 2005. Starting as a pre-apprentice sweeping the floors, not knowing what all the mechanical trade encompassed.

I joined the Plumbing and Steamfitters Local 166 Union and quickly progressed through apprenticeship, journeyman, and foreman. Performing installations, service calls, and startups of brand-new facilities and renovations alike. I have held positions of Assistant Service Manager, Sales Manager, and currently Vice President of Mechanical & Refrigeration Division. With an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science from IVY tech I have earned multiple licenses and certifications through ICC, Pearson VUE, Garden City Ammonia Program, Untied Association.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two kids, golfing, hunting, and fishing.