Curtis Maas

Curtis Maas

Chairman & CEO

Curtis Maas is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the RDI Group, which is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois. He has served as CEO of RDI since 1985.  The RDI Group provides capital equipment and related products to manufacturing customers worldwide in a wide range of industries including asphalt roofing, metal coil processing and various other market segments.  The RDI Group serves customers by providing manufacturing solutions to exactly meet their needs, and offering full life cycle support including spare parts, technical support and upgrades.

RDI has grown by innovation focused on solving customer problems and by continuously improving the performance and productivity of our products to help our customers achieve their goals.  Today the company has the most advanced and broadest product line serving asphalt roofing manufacturing worldwide, for both steep-slope and low slope products.

In addition to offering slitting lines and cut-to-length lines to metal processors in a wide range of industries, the company also has recently introduced a unique, coil-fed laser blanking system for manufacturers in a wide range of industries, offering new levels of productivity for blanking operations.

Maas holds active board positions in various businesses in a range of industries, and in the community.  Currently he is a trustee of Quest Academy in Palatine, Illinois, and a board member and long-time supporter of Junior Achievement of Chicago.

A native of Rochester, New York, Maas holds a BSME degree from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.