AGMA Welcomes Two New Employees

February 23, 2022, Alexandria, VA – The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) hired two new employees that started in early February, Aaron Fagan and Colton Schlotman, who will be working for separate departments within AGMA. By hiring Fagan and Schlotman, AGMA will be able to leverage their knowledge to provide AGMA members with additional resources to gain exposure to the latest technology, news, education, events and more. Details on both employees’ professional experience and positions are listed below.

Aaron Fagan, Senior Editor, Gear Technology

Aaron Fagan has joined the Media Division of AGMA, taking up the mantle of Senior Editor for AGMA’s Gear Technology magazine. In this role, he will be responsible for content across the Gear Technology brand, as well as being its primary brand ambassador. Fagan has worked on the editorial staffs for multiple lauded publications, including Scientific AmericanAviation Week & Space TechnologyFine Homebuilding and Poetry.

Colton Schlotman, Digital Communications Specialist

The newest addition to the Business Division of AGMA, Colton Schlotman has taken on the Digital Communications Specialist position. In this role, he will handle both internal and external communications, including press releases, newsletters, social media and other similar functions. Schlotman has professional experience in software as a service (SaaS), search engine optimization (SEO), marketing, social media management, content writing, editing and publishing. 

“AGMA is investing in its communications efforts for technical content development by welcoming Aaron to our flagship magazine, Gear Technology, and with the addition of Colton to our association communications team,” noted Matthew E. Croson, President of AGMA. “With Aaron bringing his significant experience in technical publications, and Colton enhancing our communications efforts using the latest available tools, they, along with the rest of the AGMA staff, will continue to drive value for AGMA members and our industry.”

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About AGMA

The American Gear Manufacturers Association is a voluntary association of companies, consultants and academicians with a direct interest in the design, manufacture and application of gears, couplings and related power transmission components and equipment. The members include gear manufacturers from the United States, Mexico and Canada, as well as gearing interests from more than 30 countries around the world. AGMA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute to write all U.S. standards on gearing. AGMA is also the Secretary for Technical Committee 60 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). TC 60 is the committee responsible for developing all international gearing standards. In addition to the holding the position of Secretariat, AGMA convenes the active ISO Working Groups related to gear inspection and testing. www.agma.org