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*Conference speakers that granted permission to share their presentation with our attendees can be downloaded from this page.


  • People
    • Alignment: Increasing Executional Speed and Impact.
      Christine McMahon, Principal – McMahon & Associates
    • Front Line Leadership in Turbulent Times: Providing leaders the tools they need to succeed.
      Ed Egan, Learning & Performance Coach – Double E Workplace Solutions

    • Winning the War for Talent: Manufacturers who are bucking challenging workforce trends.
      Moderator: Joe Brown, Human Capital – Service Line Lead – WMEP Manufacturing Solutions
      Angie Zeigler, VP Talent Management; Charter Manufacturing
      Richard Hein, Director of Marketing; Palmer Hamilton
      Chris Esser, VP of Engineering; Dielectric Manufacturing, Inc.|

Due to the panelist format of Winning the War for Talent there is no official presentation to share.

    • Leveraging Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) to Manage During Turbulence and Uncertainty
      Carol Crawford, Sr Consultant, WMEP, Kevin Kaszubowski, CPA, Controller, Lake Country Manufacturing, Sarit Singhal, President & CEO, SSR

  • Improvement/Automation
    • Plant Floor Security Challenges. How Industry 4.0, IIoT, and connected manufacturing systems create new cybersecurity challenges.
      Scott Singer, Cybernines; Pete Ensch, WEM Automation

    • Increase Productivity with Automated Material Handling.
      Mark Bogazcyk, Ellis Systems; TBD, MUL Technologies

    • Tax Credits & Incentives for Manufacturers
      Rob Kane, Partner; Wipfli


  • Innovation
    • De-Risking Innovation: Choosing Where and How to Allocate Capital to Make Growth Predictable.
      Derek Johnson, CEO – Aurora WDC

    • The Sales Funnel is Dead! It’s time to bring an intelligent approach to building a qualified pipeline of prospects.
      Mark Coronna, Founder and CMO – The Practical CMO

  • Strategic Briefing Sessions
    • First Business Bank: Think Like a Banker
      Kevin Kane, President – Southeast Wisconsin Market – First Business Bank

    • Front Line Leadership in Turbulent Times/Providing Supervisors the Tools They Need to Succeed
      Ed Egan, Owner & Learning and Performance Coach – Double E Workplace Solutions, LLC

We look forward to seeing you at 2023’s Manufacturing Matters!