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Getting to Know Joe

  • Joe Cotman is the corporate controller for MFG. His office is at headquarters in Ashtabula, and he can be contacted by email at or phone at 440-994-5214.

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Since October 2007 Joe Cotman has served as MFG’s corporate controller. A family man who hails from Olmsted Falls, OH, Joe is responsible for working with all of MFG’s entities to ensure the integrity of their financial reporting.

Asked what makes his 77-mile drive to work each day worthwhile, Joe answered, “The people.” “I really enjoy the teammate concept — and it’s my experience that everyone throughout the company believes in and lives that concept.” He believes the MFG

Teammate Values are responsible for staying focused on the common goal of profit
and success.

Joe and his wife Debbie have three children and are coming up on their 25th anniversary. Their oldest son Steven is in his first year of medical school at NEOUCOM and just married his high school sweetheart Vanessa. Younger son Matthew is a senior at Heidelberg University and daughter Jennifer is in the 10th grade at Holy Name High School in Parma Heights.