Proos Welcomes Tyler McCoy as Chief Operations Officer

June 14, 2021

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Tyler McCoy has joined Proos as our new Chief Operations Officer. Tyler comes to us from JR Automation where he spent the past seventeen years. In his role as Vice President of Business Development and Chief Engineer, he lead the strategy and new product development initiatives for the warehouse and logistics industry. He has served as an engineer, manager, R&D Director, and finally Vice President during his tenure with JR Automation.

Tyler served on the board of directors for the Robotics Industries Association (RIA) and on the Strategic Advisory Committee on Artificial Intelligence for the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). Tyler holds a BSME from Grand Valley State University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. 

Tyler has played a vital role in managing the immense growth JR Automation has experienced. When asked what he is looking forward to most upon joining Proos, Tyler said, “I’m thrilled to be joining Proos in this exciting period of growth for the company. I look forward to helping lead through this season in a way that creates opportunities for all our team members.” Tyler understands that growing pains can be hard, but how we manage them makes all the difference.