John Paukstis, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County

Mr. Paukstis has served as Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, MD since 2006.  Mr. Paukstis serves as the President ofHabitat for Humanity’s State Support Organization and asa member of the board for the Metro DC Regional Support Organization.

Mr. Paukstis served as the President & CEO of McBee Systems, Inc. from 1996 to the end of 2000.  Mr. Paukstis lead the development of a new Mission Statement and Shared Values that supports customers, business partners, and employees.  A new highly motivated executive team was created by Mr. Paukstis to establish a purpose, vision, and goals to achieve double-digit growth.  The core business grew from $56 million to $80 million in four years.  Additionally, Mr. Paukstis led the start up of two new business segments for McBee.  A four-color digital printing business was started in 1996, and payroll service for small business was launched in 2000.  Mr. Paukstis also led the transition of McBee from private to public ownership in 1998.

Mr. Paukstis joined McBee Systems, Inc. as the Chief Operations Officer with responsibility for all manufacturing operations in 1989.  Employees immediately responded to a customer-focussed approach to improving product quality and delivery standards to the best in the industry.