Karen Spencer Promoted to Director of Quality and Continuous Improvement for Model 2 Machine Group in Illinois and Wisconsin
After serving as Quality Manager of Rockford, Illinois-based Clinkenbeard for more than 18 months, Karen Spencer has now been promoted to Director of Quality & Continuous Improvement for the Model 2 Machine Group of companies in Wisconsin and Illinois.
In this new position, Karen will lead M2M Machining, Inc. and Clinkenbeard in the maintenance of quality certifications and obtain new certifications. She will continue to implement continuous quality improvement initiatives.
“Karen joined Clinkenbeard in October 2013 and has been integral to the company’s continued growth of systems and certifications,” explains Chuck Madore, CEO of M2M Group. “Under Karen’s guidance of implementing higher quality standards and LEAN initiatives, Clinkenbeard recently won the distinction of the 2015 Quality Plant of the Year award.”
Karen has over 30 years developing, implementing, and maintaining quality systems. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) degree at Cardinal Stritch University. She holds an Associate of Science in Business Management (ASB) degree from Cardinal Stritch University. She also attended Rock Valley College, Northern Illinois University and she holds many Quality Certifications.