Leadership & Awards


Jeff Anderson, President
Precision Paper Converters

Stan Blakney, President

Ron Buchinger, Director of Operations
CMD Corporation

Steve Cahoon, VP of Manufacturing
Sargento Foods Inc.

Josh Delforge, Director of Engineering
Cruisers Yachts

John Dennis, President
Gardan Inc.

Sue Dorschied, OEM Sales Manager
Rockwell Automation

Tim Ellsworth, Vice President

Mark Kaiser, President
Lindquist Machine Corporation

Scott Kettler, President/COO
Pioneer Metal Finishing

Jim Koronkiewicz, General Manager
BPM Inc.

Dale Kratz, Director Operations Excellence

Mark Lasky, CEO
Sadoff Iron & Metal Co.

Mark Niemi, VP of Operations
TIDI Products, LLC

Brad Nye, VP of Manufacturing
Alliance Laundry Systems

Rick Recktenwald, President
Walker Forge, Inc.

Mike Rekitzke, President/CEO
N.E.W. Plastics Corp.

Mark Weber, VP of Human Resources
EMT International, Inc.

Rob Weklar, Senior Manager of Operations
Voith US Inc. (VPUA)

John West, President
Fox Valley Metal-Tech, Inc.

  • ACTE Business – Education Partnership Award
  • Advisory Board Leadership Award – by Bay Link Manufacturing/Green Bay Area Public Schools
  • Collaboration in Action Award – by the UW-Oshkosh Foundation
  • Frost & Sullivan – Manufacturing Leadership Award 
  • WASB Business Honor Roll –  by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards & the Greater Green Bay Area School District
  • WEDA Human Capital – Workforce Development Award
  • Wisconsin State Superintendent’s Business Friends of Education Award
  • Wisconsin Technology Education Association (WTEA) Special Recognition Award – For Contributions & Service to Technology Education

Alliance Leadership Accepting Collaboration in Action Award Collaboration in Action Award Acceptance