Jack Grace | Co-Founder & Secretary/Treasurer

Ohio Tool Systems was started in 1974 by Jack and his founding partner Ed Hoyle. Jack became sole owner in 2001. Formerly a Regional Manager with Ingersoll Rand, Jack moved all over the US with IR, and finally settled back in his home state of Ohio. The boom time of the 70’s and 80’s brought a lot of growth to the business and eventually he was joined by his two sons, Greg and Eric.

John Grace | President

John joined Ohio Tool Systems in 2021 as a general manager. John is responsible for business operations; developing functional capabilities and aligning our efforts with the manufacturers we represent to deliver customer satisfaction. John graduated from Purdue University and worked for Ingersoll Rand and Trane as a product manager before joining Ohio Tool Systems.

Eric Grace | Vice President

Eric established our Mid State Industrial branch in Columbus, OH in 1986 after graduating from Bowling Green State University. Eric leads our sales team and over his time has guided Ohio Tool System's transformation into a premier provider of industrial equipment solutions including his own personal expertise in precision fastening solutions.