Manufacturing has been Micki’s passion from early in her career. Working in roles spanning business development, project management and leadership, her success and experience provided more challenging opportunities with each new adventure. Half of her career she spent in manufacturing facilities, the other half consulting with manufacturers – each providing valuable lessons that she carries with her still today.
For nearly 8 years, Micki served in project management and leadership roles within the National Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) system. Focused on growing the country’s manufacturing industry, the MEP system values smart planning, efficiency, quality, technology, business growth strategies and financial resource management. Micki’s role in leadership in an MEP center launched her consulting career and a drive to see not only her clients, but the entire manufacturing industry, thrive.
Today, Micki serves as a trusted grant writer and technical resource for manufacturing and technical program clients. Her expertise in identifying and attaining grants and other funding sources to support investment has helped countless clients accelerate growth and innovation.
Success in Grant Writing
Micki’s structured approach to grant writing has helped her secure more than $19 million for her clients. She is a published author and national award-winning grant writer. In addition to identifying and securing grant funding for much needed projects, Micki’s assessment of organizational needs and structured grantsmanship process brings greater understanding of the funding process and realization of opportunities for improvement to each client she serves.