Meet the ROUSH Executives
Chairman, ROUSH Enterprises
In 2016 Roush Industries celebrated its 40th anniversary. The company Jack Roush formed in Livonia, Michigan, has expanded across the globe providing engineering, testing, prototyping and manufacturing services to the transportation, defense, theme park, and aerospace industries.
The Roush family of companies now includes Roush Performance, developer and manufacturer of performance vehicles and products for the automotive aftermarket, and Roush CleanTech, developer and manufacturer of propane fuel systems for the fleet vehicle market.
Roush’s accomplishments in the marketplace have paralleled his extremely successful motorsports career. In 1988 Roush, an accomplished drag and road racer, entered the growing world of NASCAR. 29 years later Roush has built his team into one of the most successful in the history of professional sports. Roush earned his eighth NASCAR championship in 2015 and today, Roush Fenway stands as the winningest team in NASCAR history and boasts the most wins in both the XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series.
In 2007, Roush Racing and Fenway Sports Group (FSG) announced the formation of Roush Fenway Racing, an unprecedented relationship that brought together two championship organizations with a distinguished track record of success in their respective businesses and sports.
Born in Covington, Ky., in 1942, Roush received his mathematics degree with a minor in physics from Berea College in 1964 and moved to Detroit to work for Ford Motor Company that same year. He went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Scientific Mathematics from Eastern Michigan University in 1970.
CEO, ROUSH Enterprises
Mr. Lyall began his career with Roush as a summer intern for Jack Roush Performance Engineering (JRPE). During his 34 year tenure with Roush, he has led the company’s growth from 23 employees to over 4,000, with a global footprint and revenues approaching $500 million.
Mr. Lyall has held various positions in Roush’s accounting, finance, operations, and motorsports activities, and was appointed CEO in 2001. He has been an integral part of the leadership team that has transformed JRPE into Roush Enterprises. The Roush Enterprises companies include Roush Industries, a multinational firm engaged in engineering, product development, manufacturing; Roush Performance, developer and manufacturer of performance vehicles and products for the automotive aftermarket; and Roush CleanTech, developer and manufacturer of propane fuel systems for truck platforms serving the fleet vehicle market.
Mr. Lyall also serves on the Board of Directors of Roush Fenway Racing (RFR), one of the world’s largest motorsports management organizations. As Managing Director, Mr. Lyall oversees the RFR’s business operations. Most recently, Mr. Lyall has overseen the implementation of Roush’s very successful diversifications strategy, expanding the company’s customer base into the theme park, defense, aerospace, and oil and gas industries. Today, Roush’s customers include Ford, Chrysler, General Motors, Disney, Google, Navistar, Bell Helicopter, and Aramco.
A member of the Board of Directors of the Business Leaders of Michigan, a non-profit, executive organization focused on making Michigan a top ten state for jobs and economic growth, Mr. Lyall is engaged in a number of civic organizations. Mr. Lyall and his wife, are active supporters of the Cornerstone Schools and a number of other local charities.
Executive Vice President, ROUSH CleanTech
Todd Mouw is executive vice president of ROUSH CleanTech, the clean technology division of Roush Enterprises. Mouw has played a key role in taking the company from start up to a sustainable and profitable business with about 40,000-unit sales to Fortune 500 fleets, school districts and government fleets. Mouw drives the company’s teams for government affairs, customer success, marketing and national business development.
A recognized thought leader in the advanced clean transportation industry, he has traveled the nation speaking and has been featured in hundreds of media interviews and bylined articles. He is a recipient of the Green Fleet Sustainability All-Star Award and served as the former president of NTEA’s Green Truck Association. He is currently a Board member for NTEA.
Mouw’s decades of experience in the automotive and high-tech industries also include extensive sales and marketing experience with Ford, GM and Chrysler’s dealer, fleet and consumer communications programs.
He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. Mouw resides in Royal Oak, Michigan. When he’s not in the office, he enjoys golfing and family time at the lake.