Michael Discenza, Secretary/Treasurer, is vice president and group controller of The Timken Company where he provides global leadership of all business financial activities to assure compliance, drive profitable growth, and oversee the development of the company’s annual budget, monthly financial forecasts, and business performance reporting. Prior to his current role, he served as director of accounting and financial planning and analysis where he was responsible for the company’s accounting and external reporting. Before joining Timken in 2000 he served in various finance and accounting roles with Diebold, inaQuest.com, and Emro Marketing. He is a graduate of the 25th Signature class of Leadership Stark County and Timken’s Leadership Development Program. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from The University of Akron and is a certified management accountant.