Dominic Grote, of Madison, serves as president and chief executive officer of Grote Industries, leading the company’s global operations since 2009. Grote joined the fourth-generation, family-owned business which manufactures and markets vehicle lighting and safety systems in 1993 and previously served as vice president of sales and marketing. Grote is actively involved in industry associations, serving as past president and board member of the Transportation Safety Equipment Institute and former chairman of the associates for the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association. He is a member of the Conexus Indiana Logistics Council and is active in Madison and Jefferson County economic and community development initiatives. Grote is a graduate of Wharton’s advanced management program and earned an MBA from George Washington University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and resides in Madison with his wife, Patti, and their five children.