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JEFFREY M. KRAUSE 
Chief Executive Officer 

Jeffrey KrauseJeffrey M. Krause joined SME as executive director and chief executive officer in December 2014, and is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organization, while leading day-to-day operations and working closely with customers and stakeholders to enable growth. Prior to SME, Krause served as vice president of automotive aftermarket and business development for Intraco where he was responsible for the global automotive and heavy-duty aftermarket business, ensuring that key objectives are achieved related to growth, service delivery, branding and profitability. Krause began his career with General Motors in 1977 and transitioned to Delphi in 1999. He has extensive experience in many facets of the business and has served in key leadership positions, including general management, business development, sales and strategic planning at the product line and corporate levels. Krause served as vice chairman of the General Motors Foundation and has led several acquisitions and divestitures for GM and Delphi. Krause holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial administration from Kettering University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University. SME Member Since 2015

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Executive Team

Kathleen BorgulaKathleen Borgula
Human Resources
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Erica CiupakErica Ciupak
Information Technology
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Debbie ClarkDebbie Clark
Governance
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Julie DuffJulie Duff
Finance 
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Brian GlowiakBrian Glowiak
SME Education Foundation 
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Debbie HoltonDebbie Holton
Events & Industry Strategy
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Pam HurtPam Hurt
Workforce Development
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Jeannine KunzJeannine Kunz
Tooling U-SME
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Dave O'NeilDave O’Neil
Advanced Manufacturing Media
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Beth OatesBeth Oates
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Steve PrahalisSteve Prahalis
Business Development & Innovation
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Christopher WojcikChristopher Wojcik
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