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Mr Donald Brecken

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Mr Donald Brecken


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Don Brecken is Director of Quality and Safety at Commercial Tool Group (Commercial Tool & Die, CG Automotive & Fixture, and CG Plastics) located in Comstock Park, MI. Don is also a consulting business improvement auditor and principle at Quality Consulting Services, LLC.

Don is a Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), member of ASQ’s national board of directors, Director for ASQ Region 10, and Examination Chair for the Education Division of ASQ. He is also a past Chair of ASQ Section 1001 (Grand Rapids), a past vice chair of the ASQ Section Affairs Council (SAC), and served on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners in '04, '05, and '07.

Don is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organization Excellence (CMQ/OE) and Exemplar Global Certified Business Improvement Auditor (QMS-BI) and Exemplar Global Certified Skill Examiner (QMS-SE).

Don earned his MBA in Strategic Management from Davenport University’s Sneden Graduate School. He has three undergraduate degrees in business with a Technical Specialty in Quality Leadership.

Don has instructed graduate and undergraduate courses in quality management, strategic management, operations management, and leadership at both Davenport and Ferris State Universities.

Specialties:
• Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ)
• ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organization Excellence (CMQ/OE)
• Exemplar Global Certified Business Improvement Auditor (QMS-BI)
• Exemplar Global Certified Skill Examiner (QMS-SE)
• ISO 9001/AS9100/ISO 17025 Management Representative
• 2004, 2005, 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner
• MBA in Strategic Management with three undergraduate degrees in business
• Technical Specialty in Quality Leadership
• Educator (college courses, workshops, presentations, etc.)
• Consulting (business improvement, third-party auditing, System Implementation, strategic planning)
• Published Author