“If you treat your customers well, and your employees even better, everything else will take care of itself”
Lending a Hand:
My journey started as a stockroom clerk at a corporation in Quincy, Illinois while I was attending college. I was fortunate to be surrounded by individuals who cared more about their fellow employees and their success than they did about themselves. This is also where I learned the value of building relationships with customers and suppliers. I have a strong understanding and appreciation for teamwork and prioritizing actions that will drive value for customers. As a result, I’ve spent more than 20 years of my career increasing sales through dealer, distributor, OEM, and client relationships. At IMEC, I help businesses focus on areas that provide value internally and also for their customers, resulting in bottom-line and top-line growth. I enjoy helping companies implement innovative ideas and continuous improvement techniques in their business processes.
My career spans more than thirty years across a variety of industries including high technology, industrial products, and service-based business. Most of my time has been in customer-facing positions and executive leadership roles for various organizations. I have also co-founded a company and written several business plans that resulted in securing private funding. My expertise includes product development, client relationship building, brand awareness, market expansion, and continuous improvement– purchasing, engineering, and manufacturing to drive efficiencies. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration from Quincy University.