Mike Quinn is an Executive Director and Vice President of Operations for Rio Grande. Over the past 30 years, Mike has been privileged to lead high performing teams in achieving engineering, manufacturing and operational excellence across industries as diverse as automotive, entertainment, medical, capital equipment, and now jewelry supplies! Mike has a passion for continuous improvement and continuous learning. He has deep real-world experience instilling a participative improvement culture in a variety of company environments. Mike holds a BSME from the California State University at Long Beach, and an MBA from California Lutheran University. He is a certified by APICS as a CPIM, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers as a silver level Lean practitioner, and the Pyzdek Institute as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.