Joe Schmid – Mr. Schmid has over 35 years business experience with 20 years experience in international expansion, startup, and management including operations in China, Singapore, Mexico, Argentina, the USA, and Europe.

Joe has extensive experience in change leadership, TPS/Lean operations implementation, and developing high-performance self managed organizations. Joe has held multiple positions as Plant Manager, VP of Manufacturing and Engineering, VP/GM, and as a corporate officer. Joe is a facilitator in Strategic Planning and Implementation, and a trainer in 6-Sigma tools as well as ISO 9000 Series Registered Assessor Qualified; Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and EFQM Assessor Trained. Joe earned his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Detroit.

Joe is the Managing Principal of Oak Leaf Consulting, LLC. Joe earned his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Detroit.