Rob Gelven

VP, Quality at Dexter Axle

Rob Gelven has a wealth of experience in the automotive industry, with a focus on product development, innovation, and quality. Rob has held various leadership positions at Ford Motor Company, including Chief Engineer for Body Exterior & Safety, Engineering Director for Ford of Mexico, Chassis Integration Chief Manager, and more. Rob's expertise includes managing engineering activities, leading cross-functional teams, implementing quality initiatives, and achieving cost and quality improvements. Rob holds a Master of Science in Engineering/Industrial Management from Wayne State University, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.



  • VP, Quality

    Current role