Leadership Team

Michael Coast

President and CEO

Mike Coast is President and CEO of the Industrial Technology Institute (ITI) which is doing business as the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC), an...

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Elliot Forsyth

Vice President of Business Operations

Elliot Forsyth is Vice President of Business Operations at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC).  He joined MMTC in July 2014, and is responsible...

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Robert Lyscas

Vice President Manufacturing Services

Bob Lyscas is the Vice President Manufacturing Services. He is responsible for all consulting and training services, facilities and information technology. Bob has an...

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Jeremy Bockelman

Director, Senior Business Adviser

Jeremy Bockelman is the Director for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Northeast Regional Office at Saginaw Valley State University.

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Katrina Glowzinski

Human Resources Manager

Katrina Glowzinski is the Human Resources Manager at MMTC.  She has been with MMTC for 18 years.  She is responsible for all aspects of HR for the organization...

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Brenda Schmidt


She brings more than 33 years of financial management experience to The Center where she is responsible for the financial operations of the organization. Brenda also is responsible for...

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Dennis West

Northern Initiatives President

Since 1997, Dennis has served as President of Northern Initiatives, a private not for profit community development financial institution based in Marquette, Michigan.  Northern Initiatives was founded by Northern Michigan University.

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Richard Wolin

Director of Training

Richard has been with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) since 1987, Director of Training since 2001, and Director of the Northern office of the MMTC since 2003.  Richard is the creator of the Active Learning Model training hundreds of Michigan companies in Leadership, Team, and Lean skills by applying the ALMTM model. He and his staff have also trained leading companies to use the ALMTM internally.

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