Geoff M. Turk has joined the executive management team at Holley Performance Products as the company’s new COO. He has extensive senior-level experience in operations, R&D and acquisitions with U. S. Steel, Caterpillar and General Motors, according to a press release.
“Geoff not only has a track record in the business world, he also has one on the racetrack with both the NHRA and NMCA drag racing series,” the company stated. “He has become a perennial winner in the competitive Factory Super Cars class, in which he was last year’s NMCA champion in his 2015 Dodge Challenger.”
Turk was also the first Stock Eliminator competitor to run a 7-second ET and the first member of the NMCA Holley EFI 7-Second Club, the company added.
This year he switched to a Ford Cobra Jet and won NMCA Memphis, his first event in the new car. His program has gone on to contribute to Cobra Jet teams winning eight of the nine Factory Showdown/Factory Supercar races so far this year.
Turk is a 1987 graduate of General Motors Institute (now Kettering Institute), where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He completed additional training at Bradley University as well as the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.