DAVE ROWLAND: President & CEO, Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance

Dave Rowland is the President & CEO of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance in 2015 and directs the statewide economic development organization helping manufacturers become progressively more innovative, successful and profitable.

Dave is a proven business leader with a 25-year track record of achievements in the manufacturing industry characterized by successful turnarounds, development of strong organizations, and strategic partnerships with the public, private and education sectors. He has a degree from Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business and is a certified Champion in Lean Six Sigma.

Dave has led small, medium and large-sized manufacturing companies in Oklahoma, nationally and internationally. He was director of operations and general manager of MerCruiser in Stillwater until 2009 and after that held a senior position at Tulsa Winch Group.

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance works with manufacturers to help them transform their operations. We have the resources to solve your problems and grow your business. In everything we do, your vision is our mission.