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Category Archives: Staff

Marie Mansheim

Senior Consultant 715.630.4550 | [email protected] Marie brings a diverse management and consulting background including experience in strategic business planning, marketing, market research, competitive intelligence, sales and operations from working in the manufacturing and professional services space. Marie has worked as […]

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NIST’s Real Impact on Innovation and Quality of Life

NIST’s Real Impact on Innovation and Quality of Life By: Laura Ost June 18, 2019 Measurements are key to scientific and technological innovation. It’s like a field of dreams: Better measurements always find useful applications. Proving this credo, NIST’s nearly […]

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Colin Wilson

Senior Consultant 815.703.8549 | [email protected] Colin’s experience in automation spans over 11 years. His roles have included component selection/sizing, field service, applications development for custom equipment, and technical system sales for a component manufacturer. Colin has worked with small manufacturers […]

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Combatting the Skills Gap By Empowering Underrepresented Communities

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) 2019 1st Quarter Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey found that 71.3% of the U.S. manufacturers surveyed cited the inability to attract and retain skilled…

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Toyota Kata: A Lean Strategy for Keeping Up with the Pace of Change

June 12, 2019 By: Brian Lagas “Why are our changeovers taking so long?” If you’ve asked this question on the shop floor, more than likely you were met with blank stares by your employees. Open-ended questions like this are overwhelming, […]

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Michelle Hasday

Project Accountant 608-729-5058 | [email protected] Michelle, an artist and accountant at heart, has a background in quantitative sociology, graduated with a Bachelors in Sociology from Brown, and a Masters in Sociology from UW Madison. She is fascinated by growing businesses, […]

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Gina Schultz

Administrative Coordinator 608.240.1740 | [email protected] Gina joined WMEP as Administrative Coordinator to take on many of the administrative and marketing tasks supporting WMEP and the Board of Directors. She was drawn to the WMEP to help make a difference in […]

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Michelle Jaeger

Consultant 920-318-1156 |  [email protected] Michelle brings over 20 years of experience to WMEP, ranging from  startup and small companies to members of the Fortune 500. Skill Set Lean Six Sigma Operations ADP Payroll Systems JD Edwards Kronos Dynamics AX Peachtree […]

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Food and Beverage Services

The WMEP offers services designed to help Food & Beverage businesses grow and thrive. Complete solutions include Certification and Compliance, Operational Efficiency, Workforce Development, and finding opportunities for Growth. Whatever the challenge or opportunity may be, the WMEP has the […]

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Bennett Syverson

Brand/Marketing Manager 608.729.5054 | [email protected] The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership turned to a familiar face to join the organization in the newly created position of brand marketing manager. In his role with the WMEP, Benny is responsible for creative development […]

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