Time to RSVP for our March 12 ASQ Dinner Meeting. Reply
by email, please to firstname.lastname@example.org
by COB Tuesday, March 10.
Join ASQ Elyria/Lorain section Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM at theNorth Ridgeville Library Meeting Room Cfor dinner, accompanied by a presentation.
No charge for members or guests.
The Partnership for Excellence(TPE) is the Baldrige-based state program for the promotion of performance excellence in all sectors of the economy. TPE is a volunteer-driven, 501(c)3 member organization headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, promoting the interests of performance excellence throughout Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia. Since 1999, TPE has served more than 366 organizations that represent more than 1.7 million jobs, over $139.2 billion dollars in revenue and more than 226.6 million customers. TPE Examiners have volunteered more than $36.3 million dollars in services to these high-performing organizations.
SPEAKER: Margot Hoffman, PhD, President & CEO, The Partnership for Excellence
Margot has over 25 years experience in engineering, corporate training, general management
and senior leadership positions with global automotive supply corporations. As dean of a
corporate university, she helped deploy the organization’s strategic planning process. Her
international experience includes spending 2-1/2 years living in Australia leading a new
product launch, including starting up a manufacturing facility. As president of Dana
Corporation’s Driveshaft Products Group, Margot provided leadership for a $1.5 billion
business unit, consisting of 27 manufacturing facilities and six technical centers employing
over 7,000 people in 17 countries. Additionally, Margot was the owner and president of
Quest4Leadership, LLC, a leadership development and management consulting firm.
As vice president and general manager of Dana Corporation’s Spicer Outdoor Power
Equipment Components division, Margot’s team received The Partnership for Excellence
Governor’s Award. Margot has served on the TPE Board of Trustees, presented at TPE’s
Quest for Success conference and serves as a national Baldrige senior examiner.
Margot has a Ph.D. in organization and management with a specialization in leadership from
Capella University. She also holds a master of business administration in management and
bachelor of mechanical engineering technology degree, both from the University of Toledo.
She has participated in Toyota Motor Corporation’s Production System for Executives and
Breakthrough Supplier Quality programs and the University of Kentucky’s Lean Executive
Program. Margot is a member of the Altra Industrial Motion Corporation board of directors and
is the 2018-2020 Governor for Zonta International’s District 5.
Hope to see you there,
ASQ Section 0814 Elyria/Lorain Secretary
Sr. Quality Engineer
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Fluid Systems Division