EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF ADVANCED PROGRAMS
Ryan Klunzinger is the Executive Director of Advanced Development at Dakkota Integrated Systems.
Ryan joined Dakkota in 2005 and has held numerous positions from Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Program Manager, Plant Manager, Director of Program Management, and Director of Operations. He has been part of launching several Greenfield and Brownfield programs and facilities at multiple Dakkota Plants.
His responsibilities include leadership of the Dakkota Program Management and Advanced Engineering departments. His team is Dakkota’s technical and business subject matter experts, driving value to the organization to solidify processes, strengthen plants, and grow Dakkota’s current and future operations. The Program Management team focuses on program development while the Advanced Manufacturing team works to drive specialized technical solutions and
innovations for manufacturing excellence.
His guidance and direction have resulted in several Supplier of the Year awards for Dakkota.
Ryan graduated from Ferris State University, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology.