Senior Consultant

608.515.4549 | [email protected]

Joe Brown has 30 years of manufacturing experience with both public Original Equipment Manufacturers and private, small to midsize manufacturing companies. His wide-ranging roles have included machine operator, engineering, operations at all levels, and president of privately held manufacturers. His experience spans a variety of industries and manufacturing processes.

Brown has a deep passion for coaching at all levels in organizations that drive toward high-performing individuals and teams that result in strong company performance.

His skill set includes:

  • C- Level experience
  • Business strategy and deployment
  • Sales strategy aligning markets to company capital assets and human capital
  • Full financial accountability, including banking relationships
  • Operations and engineering at all organizational levels
  • Coaching and mentoring high-potential individuals
  • Lean continuous Improvement

Prior to joining WMEP Manufacturing Solutions, Brown most recently served as president of New Hampton, Iowa-based ATEK Metal Technologies, where he was responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company and driving growth

Brown also served as president of Gordon Aluminum Industries, an aluminum extruder in Schofield, Wisconsin. He also previously worked with WMEP Manufacturing Solutions, where he was responsible for providing strategic and development services for clients in the packaging, foundry, cylinder manufacturing and metal machining industries.

Brown earned a Bachelor of Science degree in applied technology, materials, and processes with a minor in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Capella University.

He resides in the Green Bay area. Outside of work, Brown enjoys bike riding and hiking.