Matt Shoffner

Assistant Director

Matt Shoffner is the Assistant Director for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Northeast Regional Office at Saginaw Valley State University.

Shoffner is responsible for improving the competitiveness of small and mid-sized manufacturers in the State of Michigan. He does this by diagnosing problems and then prescribing solutions that result in sales growth, greater efficiencies, and employee engagement. He specializes in culture change, operational effectiveness (LEAN), problem solving, and strategic planning.  

Professional Experience 
Matt has over 10 years of manufacturing experience, which includes roles in marketing, finance, operations and sales. He advised small and mid-sized manufacturers to develop and execute growth and operational strategies.

Education
Matt has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Northwood University, with a major in Economics and Operations Management. He has a Master’s of Business Administration from Northwood University with a focus in strategic alignment.  Matt completed the Michigan State University's Value Chain Certificate Program. Matt is certified as an Ergonomics Assessment Specialist. 

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