Marketing Team

Tanya Blehm

Marketing/Event Specialist

Tanya Blehm is the Marketing and Event Specialist for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Northeast Regional Office at Saginaw Valley State University.

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Lynn Geiger

Assistant Trainer

Lynn Geiger is an assistant trainer in a variety of Leadership topics as well as scheduling client logistics for the Traverse City office. She previously spent more than 20 years in the media industry and is responsible for writing client success stories for the Northern Region.

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Kara Kucinski

Marketing Specialist

Kara is the most recent addition to The Center’s marketing team. Working as the Marketing Specialist, she is excited and ready to help build the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center’s brand and create interesting and informative content for all platforms.

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Theresa Payne

Event Specialist

For more than 15 years, Theresa Payne was the Administrator of First Impressions for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, serving as the primary contact for all customer inquiries.

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Jeff Schultz

Marketing Manager

Jeff joined the marketing and communications team in 2016. With more than 20 years of experience, he is responsible for managing the marketing team and ensuring the successful completion of strategic communication initiatives.

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Elaina Tsikaris

Senior Marketing Specialist

Elaina Tsikaris is on a mission to build the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center’s brand and increase knowledge about the expertise it brings to small and medium sized manufacturers in the state of Michigan.

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