Business Solutions Team

Jim Gorman

Business Solutions Manager

O: 734.451.4217
C: 734.634.8668

Jim Gorman is a Business Solutions Manager at The Center. Jim works directly with manufacturers in Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, Washtenaw, Hillsdale and Lenawee counties. Jim has extensive experience in process and product development, automation, strategic planning, portfolio management, operational efficiency and innovation. Jim holds multiple patents for automotive interior product innovations, several of which have been commercialized for serial production.  

Professional Experience
With more than 25 years of advanced manufacturing and product development experience, Jim has served as Director of Advanced Manufacturing & Systems Engineering for Detroit Manufacturing Systems, Executive Director of Product Engineering for INOAC Interior Systems  and Executive Director of Engineering & Technology for Johnson Controls. Previously, Jim worked as an expatriate for Johnson Controls GmbH in Germany and Johnson Controls Japan in Tokyo, Japan.  

Jim holds a BS in Engineering and an MBA from Michigan State University. 


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