Manufacturing Council Members
The Manufacturing Council’s last term ended in December 2016. Recruitment for the next Manufacturing Council will begin soon and will be announced in a Federal Register notice. The 2014-2016 members are listed below.
- Jan Allman - President, Chief Executive Officer & General Manager, Marinette Marine Corporation; Marinette, Wis.
- *Christie Wong Barrett - Chief Executive Officer, Mac Arthur Corporation; Grand Blanc, Mich.
- Carol Craig - Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Craig Technologies; Cape Canaveral, Fla.
- Bradley Crews - Chief Operating Officer, NAFTA, CNH Industrial; Racine, Wis.
- Robert Degeneff - President, Utility Systems Technologies; Watervliet, N.Y.
- Craig Freedman - President & Chief Executive Officer, Freedman Seating Company; Chicago, Ill.
- Rob Friedland - President & Chief Executive Officer, Proton OnSite; Wallingford, Conn.
- *Cody Friesen - Founder, Fluidic Energy; Scottsdale, Ariz.
- *Hiroyuki Fujita - Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Quality Electrodynamics; Mayfield Village, Ohio.
- *Albert Green– Chief Executive Officer, Kent Displays; Kent, Ohio.
- Dawn Grove - Corporate Counsel, Karsten Manufacturing Corporation; Phoenix, Ariz.
- Kathleen Kingscott - Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, IMB Research, IBM Corporation
- Jenny Houston - Executive Vice President, Warwick Mills; New Ipswich, N.H.
- *Eric Kelly - Chief Executive Officer, Overland Storage; San Jose, Calif.
- James Keppler - Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain & Quality, North America, Whirlpool; Benton Harbor, Mich.
- *Claudine Martinez - President & General Counsel, MCT Industries; Albuquerque, N.M.
- Zach Mottl - Chief Alignment Officer, Atlas Tool and Die Works; Lyons, Ill.
- Roger Nielsen - Chief Operating Officer, Daimler Trucks North America, Daimler; Fort Mill, S.C.
- Timothy O’Meara - President, GEMCITY Engineering & Manufacturing; Dayton, Ohio.
- *Shirish Pareek - Founder, President & Chief Executive, Hydraulex Global; Chesterfield, Mich.
- *Andra Rush - Chief Executive Officer, The Rush Group; Detroit, Mich.
- Marsha Serlin - Founder & Chief Executive Officer, United Scrap Metal; Cicero, Ill.
- Irwin Shur - Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Snap-on; Kenosha, Wis.
- *Susan Smyth - Director of Manufacturing Systems Research, Global Chief Scientist for Manufacturing, General Motors; Warren, Mich.
- Joseph Sylvestro - Vice President, Manufacturing Operations, Pratt & Whitney; East Hartford, Conn.
- *Jeffrey Wilcox - Vice President, Engineering, Lockheed Martin; Bethesda, Md.
- *Ludwig Willisch - President & Chief Executive Officer of North America, BMW Group; Westwood, N.J.
- Ray Yeager - President & Chief Executive Officer, DMI Companies; Charleroi, Pa.
- *Bill Yeargin - President & Chief Executive Officer, Correct Craft; Orlando, Fla.
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