†Dale Wicker

Quality Program Manager

IN MEMORY OF DALE WICKER (May 27, 1956 - September 12, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Dale Wicker. Dale passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, September 12, 2020. He is survived by his wife Kat and his two adult children, Emily and Jacob. 

Dale made an impact on all who knew him. Clients loved Dale, and we loved him more. His quick wit, lunchtime guitar sessions, infectious laugh and unparalleled kindness will be missed by all.

Donations in Dale’s memory can be made to Gift of Life.


Dale joined The Center as a Quality Program Manager in 2014, bringing with him more than 30 years of manufacturing experience. In his role at The Center, he managed and delivered training and implementation assistance to organizations in Quality Improvements. As an expert in his field, Dale’s knowledge was critical for The Center’s clients who needed guidance and direction when implementing a Quality Management System such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949 and AS9100. Dale also assisted with internal auditor training and the supporting tools of Quality Systems, such as the automotive Core Tools consisting of FMEA, PPAP, APQP, SPC, MSA and Root Cause Analysis/Problem Solving.


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