About Us


Otto Scherrieble - CEO/President  

Otto graduated Kingston High School and attended SUNY Utica/Rome. Out of HS, Otto went directly to work on his apprenticeship in the machining field and went on to complete his Journeymanship and becoming a NYS Dept. of Labor Certified Tool & Die Maker.

Throughout his years of working in the machining trade, Otto gained invaluable skills, experience and knowledge. His dream of opening a manufacturing business became a reality in July of 1982.

Today, Otto not only oversees the daily CNC Milling & Set Up Operations and CAD/CAM CNC Programming , he still physically works on the shop floor with his fellow co-workers/machinists.

Otto's precision machining skills and exceptional customer relations has earned him a respected reputation in the machining world.


Elisa Scherrieble – Owner / Executive Vice-president  

Elisa co-founded Otto-Tech in 1982 with Otto. Over the years, she has been in charge of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Machinery and Materials Purchasing, Inventory Control, Shipping and Receiving as well as Customer Service.


Currently serving as Chief Financial Officer, she plays an intricate role in the decision making at Otto-Tech Machine Co., Inc.


Shawn Matthews - Plant Manager / Vice President in Charge of Operations


Shawn graduated from Rondout Valley High School/ Career & Technical Center – Ulster BOCES in 1992. After graduating, he joined Otto-Tech in August starting as a machine operator. Over the years, he progressed in honing his skills in all facets of CAD/CAM CNC Programming and Set Up including Prototypes and Design.


Presently in charge of Plant Operations, Shawn not only oversees the daily operations at Otto-Tech, he is instrumental in working closely with our customers. He also trains and mentors our new hires providing them with exceptional hands-on instruction.


His precise machining and programming skills has attained him a widely respected name in the machining community.


In recognition of Shawn's Years of dedication to machining field and his loyalty to Otto-Tech, he was brought on as a Junior Partner in December of 2011.


Patty Matthews - Office Manager / Customer Service  

Patty joined the Otto-Tech team in 2011 bringing with her valuable managerial and organizational skills. Her innovative ideas have resulted in the efficient and expedient process of handling material and supply purchases as well as Inventory Control.


Patty is in charge of the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll Department as well as Human Resources. She also interacts with our customers regarding their pending orders, delivery needs and any concerns they may have.