Business Solutions Team

Jim Gorman

Director of Business Development

Jim Gorman is the Director of Business Development at The Center. In this role, Jim is responsible for new and existing client engagements through strategy development and implementation. He oversees the Business Solutions Team to ensure Michigan manufacturers receive the service and support they need.

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Mark Gettel

Business Solutions Manager

Mark Gettel is a Business Solutions Manager for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center’s southwest region. Mark’s responsibilities include supporting small to medium-sized Michigan manufacturers by providing them with assistance and expertise to help them grow and improve.

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Steven Lopez

Business Development Specialist, The Center-West

Steven Lopez is a Business Development Specialist for The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center-West), primarily serving small and mid-size manufacturers located in Kent County. In his role, Steven works with manufacturers to provide benchmarking and assessment services, helping them to better understand their current state and potential improvement paths.

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Gary Marley

Senior Business Solutions Manager

Gary Marley is a Senior Business Solutions Manager with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center. Joining The Center in 2013, Gary works directly with manufacturers in Oakland...

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Sadie McKinstry

Business Development Specialist, The Center-West

Sadie McKinstry is a Business Development Specialist for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West, primarily serving small and mid-sized manufacturers located in Ottawa and Allegan counties. In her role, she works with manufacturers to provide benchmarking and assessment services, helping them to better understand their current state and potential improvement paths.

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Dave Nelson

Senior Business Solutions Manager

Dave Nelson is a Senior Business Solutions Manager with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center. Joining The Center in 2013, Dave works directly with manufacturers...

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Kevin Olds

Senior Business Advisor

Kevin Olds joined the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center’s Northern Michigan office in January 2019 as a Senior Business Advisor.

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Tricia Onesian

Business Solutions Manager

Tricia started at The Center in January 2016 as a Business Solutions Manager. Previously, she spent six years as a Sales Executive/Relationship Manager for a highly successful commercial cleaning and building maintenance company.

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Peter Schmidt

Business Solutions Manager

Pete Schmidt is a Business Solutions Manager at The Center. Operating directly out of Macomb County, Pete provides services and support to small manufacturers in the region to enable them to compete, grow and prosper.

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Martina Scholl-High

Business Advisor

Martina Scholl-High is a Business Advisor at The Center’s Northern Michigan office.

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Matt Shoffner

Senior Business Solutions Manager

Matt Shoffner is the Senior Business Solutions Manager for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Northeast Regional Office at Saginaw Valley State University.

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Barbara Shonibin

Business Solutions Manager

Barbara Shonibin is a Business Solutions Manager at The Center. In her role, Barbara works to support and assist small to mid-size manufacturers in Michigan with achieving their continuous improvement goals.

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Chris Tibaudo

Business Solutions Manager

Chris Tibaudo is a Business Solutions Manager for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-Northeast in Saginaw. Chris is responsible for improving the competitiveness of small and mid-sized manufacturers in the state of Michigan.

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Betsy Williams

Senior Business Development Advisor

Former travel executive and consultant, Betsy has more than 30 years of operational development and management experience. She is a SHRM Human Resource Specialist and is a Certified Lean Champion.

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Ben Wood

Business Development Specialist, The Center-West

As a member of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center-West) team, Ben is responsible for working with small to medium-sized manufacturers in West Michigan, focusing on Mason, Lake, Osceola, Oceana, Newaygo, Mecosta, Muskegon, Montcalm, Ionia and Northern Kent Counties.

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