Coastal Automotive welcomes Dave Hinman to our team as he joins the company as Director of Advanced Engineering. Dave brings decades of expertise in the industry and will be supporting the company’s growth and diversification initiatives through the innovation of new materials and lightweight composites for the global mobility industry.
“We’re thrilled to have someone with Dave’s reputation join the team,” says Coastal Automotive President, Shaun Sikora. “His skills and background will be invaluable assets as we continue to grow.”
Dave comes from Daimay North America Automotive Inc. where he served as Engineering Director specializing in molded projects. Before that, he spent over a decade at Grupo Antolin as Director of Engineering.
After earning his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and his Master of Business Administration from Virginia Tech, Dave was happy to make his home in Michigan. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and skiing.
Dave said he’s excited to get back to doing what he loves—taking a hands-on approach in the creation of new products. We are excited to have Dave on the team as we focus on new applications and technologies that will enhance our product portfolio and provide value to our customers.