Michael Jewell, the third-generation CEO of Jewell Manufacturing is a trained engineer. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical engineering from Purdue University in 1988.
Michael joined the company in 1991 and worked alongside his father, Ben Jr., and his two uncles. In 2012, he took over the business from his father and has plans to expand and modernize the company.
Under his leadership, the company moved to a facility in the Bluegrass Industrial Park that has a large production space.