Luke G. Kelly

Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

​Luke Kelly has been the vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Appvion, Inc. and vice president finance of PDC since July 2017. Mr. Kelly was the corporate controller for Appvion from March 2016 through June 2017.

Prior to joining Appvion, Inc. Mr. Kelly worked for 16 years in financial management positions with The Manitowoc Company, a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer with manufacturing, distribution and service facilities in 20 countries. Mr. Kelly served as senior vice president of finance & IT for the company’s $1.7 billion foodservice segment. Prior to that, he served as vice president of finance for the Lattice Crawler Crane & Crane Care product lines.

Mr. Kelly’s career at The Manitowoc Company included other senior level financial positions including global controller.

Prior to joining The Manitowoc Company, Mr. Kelly held financial management positions with a division of Case/New Holland Corp. and with Nestlé Foods USA.

Mr. Kelly earned a master’s degree in business administration from Marquette University and bachelor’s in business administration/accounting from St. Norbert College. He is a certified public accountant, a chartered global management accountant, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.