Chris spent 7 years working in the automative industry for a tier 1 supplier. At Gentex Chris used his Industrial Engineering education and Lean Manufacturing principals to improve their manufacturing process. He also managed projects and launched new programs for a number of auto makers. At Scarlett, Inc Chris utilizes these same skills to help clients pick the right machine for their application and ensure a smooth implementation. ROI and payback analysis for capital projects are some of Chris’ specialties.


  • C.R. Onsrud’s Top Performer in National Sales of CNC machines
  • Certified in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma


  • BS in Industrial Engineering from Western Michigan University
  • MBA from Western Michigan University

The Fun Stuff

Chris lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife and three boys. During his free time Chris enjoys spending time with his family and sailing on Lake Michigan during the summer.