Michele Nash-Hoff has been in and out of San Diego’s high-tech manufacturing industry since starting as an engineering secretary at age 18. Her career includes being part of the founding team of two startup companies.
Michele is founder and president of ElectroFab Sales, a sales agency specializing in helping manufacturers select the right processes for their products.
In 1998, she also served as manager of the San Diego Enterprise Center, a new business incubator for start-up companies, while also running ElectroFab. The National Business Incubation Association published Michele’s first book, For Profit Business Incubators, that same year.
Michele has been president of the San Diego Electronics Network, the San Diego Chapter of the Electronics Representatives Association, and The High Technology Foundation, as well as several professional and non-profit organizations.
Michele earned a B. A. from San Diego State University and a certificate in Total Quality Management. She is a 1994 graduate of San Diego’s leadership program (LEAD San Diego) and has taken courses in lean manufacturing.
Michele is the author of Can American Manufacturing be Saved? Why we should and how we can available at www.savingusmanufacturing.com and www.amazon.com. She writes weekly blog articles that appear on such e newslines as the Huffington Post, Industry Week magazine’s blog, http://www.iconnect007.com and www.sandiegonewsroom.com among others e newslines and industry websites.