Steven R. Downing net worth and biography

Steven Downing Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Gentex
Steve Downing joined Gentex in 2002 as a financial analyst, and moved on to senior financial analyst and then served in various roles in commercial management including Director of Commercial Management until his promotion in 2012 to Vice President of Commercial Management. He was responsible for overseeing cost accounting, quotation development, forecasting, strategic partnerships, and new business development. In May 2013, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance while maintaining responsibility for all commercial management activities. In June 2015, Steve was promoted to Senior Vice President with added responsibility for the Company’s business development and sales function. In August of 2017, Steve was promoted to President, Chief Operating Officer, Interim Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. On January 1, 2018, Steve was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Gentex, Downing worked for a private company executing activity-based costing, price modeling and control, and financial statement consolidation. He is a native of Ohio and graduated summa cum laude from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

What is Steven R. Downing's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Steven R. Downing is at least $3.25 million as of October 31st, 2022. Mr. Downing owns 118,506 shares of Gentex stock worth more than $3,254,175 as of December 6th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Downing may own. Additionally, Mr. Downing receives a salary of $1,530,000.00 as CEO at Gentex. Learn More about Steven R. Downing's net worth.

How old is Steven R. Downing?

Mr. Downing is currently 44 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at Gentex. Learn More on Steven R. Downing's age.

What is Steven R. Downing's salary?

As the CEO of Gentex Co., Mr. Downing earns $1,530,000.00 per year. Learn More on Steven R. Downing's salary.

How do I contact Steven R. Downing?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Downing and other Gentex executives is 600 NORTH CENTENNIAL STREET, ZEELAND MI, 49464. Gentex can also be reached via phone at (616) 772-1800 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Steven R. Downing's contact information.

Has Steven R. Downing been buying or selling shares of Gentex?

During the last ninety days, Steven R. Downing has bought $257,400.00 in Gentex stock. Most recently, on Monday, October 31st, Steven R. Downing bought 10,000 shares of Gentex stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $25.74 per share, with a total value of $257,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 118,506 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,050,344.44. Learn More on Steven R. Downing's trading history.

Who are Gentex's active insiders?

Gentex's insider roster includes Neil Boehm (CTO), Matthew Chiodo (VP), Steven Downing (CEO), Gary Goode (Director), James Hollars (Director), John Mulder (Director), Kevin Nash (CFO), Scott Ryan (General Counsel), Richard Schaum (Director), James Wallace (Director), and Ling Zang (Director). Learn More on Gentex's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Gentex?

During the last twelve months, Gentex insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 10,000 shares worth more than $257,400.00. During the last twelve months, insiders at the auto parts company sold shares 12 times. They sold a total of 187,199 shares worth more than $5,657,124.29. The most recent insider tranaction occured on October, 31st when CEO Steven R Downing bought 10,000 shares worth more than $257,400.00. Insiders at Gentex own 0.2 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Gentex.

Information on this page was last updated on 10/31/2022.

Steven R. Downing Insider Trading History at Gentex

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/31/2022Buy10,000$25.74$257,400.00118,506View SEC Filing Icon  
2/22/2022Sell58,937$30.36$1,789,327.32View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2022Sell31,000$31.50$976,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/22/2021Sell6,300$35.57$224,091.00138,911View SEC Filing Icon  
9/30/2020Sell6,000$25.81$154,860.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/2/2020Sell23,700$28.05$664,785.00155,259View SEC Filing Icon  
7/22/2019Sell3,810$25.32$96,469.20124,078View SEC Filing Icon  
6/28/2019Buy119$20.92$2,489.48120,149View SEC Filing Icon  
9/28/2018Buy137$18.24$2,498.8897,906View SEC Filing Icon  
9/27/2017Sell8,000$19.70$157,600.0047,362View SEC Filing Icon  
1/31/2017Sell10,176$20.75$211,152.0046,125View SEC Filing Icon  
7/25/2016Sell8,820$17.62$155,408.4049,615View SEC Filing Icon  
5/12/2015Sell6,300$17.47$110,061.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/29/2014Sell2,000$27.36$54,720.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Steven R. Downing Buying and Selling Activity at Gentex

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Gentex Company Overview

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Gentex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supplies digital vision, connected car, dimmable glass, and fire protection products in the United States, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through Automotive Products and Other segments. The company offers automotive products, including interior and exterior electrochromic automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, and non-automatic-dimming rearview mirrors for automotive passenger cars, light trucks, pick-up trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans for original equipment manufacturers, automotive suppliers, and various aftermarket and accessory customers. It also provides variable dimmable windows to aircraft manufacturers and airline operators. In addition, the company offers photoelectric smoke detectors and alarms, electrochemical carbon monoxide alarms and detectors, audible and visual signaling alarms, and bells and speakers used in fire detection systems in office buildings, hotels, and other commercial and residential buildings, as well as researches and develops nanofiber chemical sensing products. The company sells its fire protection products directly, as well as through sales managers and manufacturer representative organizations to fire protection and security product distributors, electrical wholesale houses, and original equipment manufacturers of fire protection systems. Gentex Corporation was incorporated in 1974 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.
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