Previously employed at Diversified Machine, in Bristol, Indiana, Rod was a human resources generalist/manager, serving as part of the leadership team to provide advice, counsel, and interpretation to management on all human resource initiatives, policies, procedures and practices that impact company performance, improve employee satisfaction, and ensure compliance with state, local and federal guidelines and policies to protect the business and its employee.
Rod earned an Associate in Business from Glen Oaks and went on to receive both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Davenport University, in Kalamazoo.
Rod, and his wife, Maribel, reside in Sturgis, and have four grown children. His daughter, Alyssa, took advantage of the Early Middle College Program to the fullest. While at Sturgis High School; she received 42 college credits from Glen Oaks, and every single one transferred to Western Michigan University to further her studies.