Jordan DeBilzan, President
Mr. DeBilzan, President of QTS, is active in day-to-day operations of the company, advising senior leadership on business and policy issues.
Jordan brings over 10 years of diverse experience in the field of operations to QTS. Jordan has previously held positions at Spectralytics and Meier, sister companies to QTS and part of the Cretex Medical family.
Jordan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from North Dakota State University. He belongs to the American Society of Quality and American Production and Inventory Control Society. He has received education and earned several certifications related to his field of expertise, such as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Quality Engineering (CQE), and Production & Inventory Management (CPIM).
Greg Warren, Controller
As Controller, Mr. Warren is responsible for QTS’ financial and business objectives. Greg has previously held positions at our Cretex Medical sister companies, Meier and rms Company, as well as our parent company, Cretex Companies, Inc.
Greg began his career in public accounting performing financial audits and consulting engagements, while becoming a certified public accountant. Greg holds a Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Accounting from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Bob Lord, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Mr. Lord joined QTS in 2007 to develop the Sales and Marketing organization. In his current role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Bob is responsible for QTS’ customer care, marketing strategy and revenue growth. He also manages the three regional business units within QTS. Bob has over 25 years of leadership experience in the Microelectronics and Life Sciences industries.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin and received certification from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management for completing the Minnesota Management Institute.
John Klapperich, Vice President of Operations
As Vice President of Operations, Mr. Klapperich oversees the management of QTS Production and Manufacturing Engineering as well as our Quality Management System. John brings over 25 years of leadership experience in the medical, nuclear NQA-1, automotive and computer industries to QTS.
John holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and an Associate Degree in Electronics Computer Technology. John is also a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA).
Kelly Storbeck, Director of Human Resources
In her role as Director of Human Resources, Ms. Storbeck oversees the daily operations and processes that serve and support the employee life cycle at QTS. Kelly has over 10 years of experience leading human resources, not only as a former small business owner, but most recently at Molex. In addition, she has served in various organizational development roles during her tenure at Ceridian.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin. She has also completed the HRCI-approved Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach Certification through the Institute of Social and Emotional Intelligence.
Brian Bauernfeind, Director of Operational Excellence
As Director of Operational Excellence, Mr. Bauernfeind oversees our Manufacturing Engineering team, and supports improvement in all areas of our business to better serve our customers. Brian brings over 5 years of OE leadership experience in the automotive and medical device industries, most recently at GN ReSound.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Reconciliation Studies, and an MBA from Bethel University. He is a Certified Professional Project Manager through the Opus School of Business at St. Thomas University, and holds various professional certifications in lean, systematic innovation, and global leadership.
Jason Lubs, Director of Engineering
As Director of Engineering, Mr. Lubs oversees our Technical Services Group which includes: Packaging Project Engineering, Project Management and Sterilization. Jason brings over 20 years of Packaging Engineering and Project Management leadership experience from the consumer packaged goods and medical device industries.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering from University of Wisconsin Stout, and a MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is a Certified Packaging Professional through the Institute of Packaging Professionals and a Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute.
Tammy George, Supply Chain Director
Ms. George, QTS Supply Chain Director, oversees the management of the QTS warehouse as well as the daily operations and processes of purchasing, estimating, inventory management, and supplier relationships. She has also held positions on various decision-making teams to determine processes and software that are crucial to QTS daily operations.
Tammy joined QTS in 2008 and holds 12 years of leadership experience in the Medical industry, as well as 7 years in the Semiconductor industry and 7 years in Real Estate.
Brian Gaeth, Director of Quality
As Director of Quality, Mr. Gaeth oversees the QTS Quality Management System. Brian brings 30 years of experience in Medical Device, Contract Manufacturing, and Entertainment Industries to QTS.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University, with an emphasis in Control Systems and Automation. Brian is a certified Lead Auditor, and has extensive experience in Quality Management Systems Audits.