Meet Our Leadership Team

Dave Reilly

Dave Reilly

Dave is the President and CEO of United Solutions and only the third leader of the company in its 100-year history. He joined the team in 2020, bringing more than 35 years’ experience in executive management with consumer products manufacturing companies, and he is committed to fostering a culture of teamwork, accountability, and service. Under Dave’s stewardship, United Solutions has formulated a strategy focused on operational excellence, strengthening core product categories, growing profitability, and continuing a century-long tradition of exceptional consumer satisfaction.

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Prior to joining United Solutions, Dave was the Chief Operating Officer for Dorel Juvenile. Dorel is known for its Safety 1st, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny, Tiny Love, and Cosco brands. Prior to Dorel, he was the Executive Vice President of Operations for SharkNinja, and Head of Displays and Touch technical operations at Apple. Earlier in his career, Dave worked for Berkshire Partners for 11 years in executive-level positions within their portfolio companies, and as an Operating Director for the firm. Dave holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and an M.S. from Lesley University. He also has a Black Belt in Six Sigma. Dave and his wife have seven children, and live in Medfield, MA. He enjoys time with his family and an occasional round of golf. In his spare time, Dave supports Sparhawk Academy and Sebago Boys Leadership Camp.
Fred Beauregard

Fred Beauregard

Fred has been the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for United Solutions since 2002, with a proven track record of growing revenue through successful marketing initiatives and strategic sales planning, and has nearly four decades of experience in Sales and Marketing in consumer houseware products and direct-store-delivery/food products. His key strengths are business development, presentation skills, building a sales team through solid leadership, and a strong financial acumen.
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Prior to joining United Solutions, Fred was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Tenex Corp, an Illinois company specializing in office products. Prior to Tenex, Fred was Vice President of Marketing for World Kitchen-Corning/EKCO Houseware in the Cleaning Products and Kitchenware Division. He has also worked in a number of managerial positions for Forster Manufacturing Company in Wilton, ME and Keebler Company in Elmhurst, IL. Fred holds a B.A. in Business Administration/Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an M.B.A. from Assumption College. Fred is married with two children, and lives in Northbridge, MA. Fred volunteers his time at the Blackstone Valley Emergency Shelter and in other ministries at his church. Previously, Fred volunteered with Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Project Literacy, the Northbridge School Committee, and the Boy Scouts Troop 155 local food drive.
Ashutosh Patel

Ashutosh Patel

Ashutosh (Ash) is the Vice President of Manufacturing at the United Solutions facility in Leominster, MA. Ash originally joined United Solutions in 2017 as a Production Manager; he was promoted to Plant Manager in 2018 and then again to VP of Manufacturing in 2020. In his current role, Ash serves as the liaison between the manufacturing, sales, and management teams and provides the framework for production planning and execution. Ash is focused on upholding United Solutions’ commitment to quality, productivity, teambuilding, and accountability.
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Ash’s career growth is one of the prime examples of United Solution’s belief in building from within. He came to the company with 17 years’ experience working in manufacturing environments ranging from medical to consumer products. Prior to joining United Solutions, Ash was the Engineering and Manufacturing Manager at NT Medical. Ash holds an M.S in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell along with a M.S. in Plastics Technology and B.S. in Industrial Chemistry from Sardar Patel University, India. Ash is married with one child, and lives in Chelmsford, MA. He is a diehard cricket fan and loves playing cricket, tennis, and badminton.
Michael Lockhart

Michael Lockhart

Michael joined United Solutions as Vice President of Finance in 2018. He has over 30 years of manufacturing operations finance experience in aerospace, industrial fire protection, and consumer products industries. He provides leadership and direction for the finance and accounting team, and his priorities include driving profitability through key operational and customer metrics, implementing financial controls, strategic planning, financial reporting, and managing cash requirements.
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Previously, Michael was the Controller for Precision Castparts’ Isothermal Operations Group within the Wyman Gordon Division. Prior to Wyman Gordon, Michael was with United Technologies Corp./Kidde-Fenwal for 12 years, initially as the Controller for Kidde-Fenwal and then as the CFO for a newly formed group within United Technologies Fire & Security division. In this role, he focused on building a nationwide footprint of distributors of industrial fire protection products and services through acquisition as well as financial integration, controls implementation, and turnarounds. Michael has also worked for Holson-Burnes Group (a Bain Capital investment) as Manager of Cost Accounting. Michael holds a B.S. from Merrimack College. Michael and his wife have five children and live in Franklin, MA.
Rob Lee

Rob Lee

Rob joined United Solutions in 2019 and is the Vice President of Operations at the company’s manufacturing facility in Sardis, MS. Rob has more than 30 years’ experience in the plastic injection molding industry, specializing in process engineering and control, post molding automation, and visual management. Rob is a highly technical, approachable, and engaged leader who promotes an environment of employee engagement and accountability, data-driven continuous improvement, and operational transparency at all levels.
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Prior to joining United Solutions, Rob was the Manufacturing Manager for BORAL Building Products for over 20 years. BORAL is known for its Mid-America, Atlantic, Tapco Tools, Builder Edge, and Vantage brands of exterior siding, trim, and window shutters. Rob has extensive training in world-class operational excellence, lean manufacturing leadership, and injection molding technologies. Rob and his wife Nicole have three children and live in Hernando, MS. In his spare time, Rob enjoys long distance running with his wife, spending time with his family, and playing golf and tennis.