Term Expires July 2024
Miriam Kmetzo has recently retired as Executive Vice President for Welding Technology Corp., a global leader in resistance welding and industrial automation based in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a Master of Science in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ms. Kmetzo began her career in process and quality management and has held various positions in manufacturing for over 30 years. She joined Welding Technology Corp. in 1996 as a Quality Manager and rose to become Executive Vice President with responsibilities for human resources, operations and quality. In addition to her passion for manufacturing, Ms. Kmetzo is equally passionate about performance excellence. Ms. Kmetzo is honored to have served a three-year term on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award judging panel and continues to be actively involved in both the national and state Baldrige programs.
Currently, Ms. Kmetzo continues to assist various organizations, particularly but not limited to the manufacturing sector, develop and implement target operating delivery models, execute cost reduction programs, and optimize business processes.