Leadership Team

Mike Coast


Mike Coast is President and CEO of the Industrial Technology Institute (ITI) which is does business as the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center), 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 (The Center).  He joined the organization 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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Justine Burdette

Regional Director, The Center-West

Justine Burdette is the Regional Director for Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center-West) in Grand Rapids. Under her leadership, The Center-West provides consulting and training to small and mid-sized manufacturers in the 13-county West Michigan region.

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Katrina Glowzinski

Human Resources Manager

Katrina Glowzinski is the Human Resources Manager at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center).  She has been with The Center for 21 years. She is responsible for all aspects of HR for the organization...

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Brenda Schmidt


She brings more than 35 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

Regional V.P. & Director of Northern Lower Operations

Richard has been with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) since 1987, Director of Training since 2001, and Director of the Northern office of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center 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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