Growth in Automation Sector Allows Mission to Promote Leaders to New Roles

Holland, MI – Mission Design & Automation (Mission), a leading provider of custom automation solutions, is pleased to announce the recognition of three newly created leadership roles: Ryan Lillibridge, Vice President, Mark Driesenga, Vice President, & Kevin Miller, Chief Financial Officer.

Mission continues to show significant growth as a result of its customers expanding automation needs, and these individuals have demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedication, and talent, making them valuable assets to the organization. Their hard work and commitment alongside their dedicated team have contributed significantly to the company’s success and growth over the years, and we are confident that their new roles will only further enhance our company’s operations and success.

Ryan Lillibridge has been promoted to the position of Vice President, bringing over 20 years of experience in the automation industry to this new role. In this position, Ryan will be responsible for overseeing and managing the company’s partnerships and continued growth. With Ryan’s proven track record of success and extensive industry knowledge, we are confident that he will excel in this new role.

Mark Driesenga has been promoted to the position of Vice President, bringing 26 years of experience in the automation industry to this new role. In this position, Mark will be responsible for streamlining processes and the overall quality of automation systems. With Mark’s extensive experience, we are confident that he will help drive our company’s continued growth and success.

Kevin Miller has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer, bringing 10 years of experience in finance to this new role. In this position, Kevin will be responsible for all aspects of finance, HR, legal and insurance for the company. With Kevin’s wide-ranging industry knowledge and strong skills, we are confident that he will continue to provide timely and accurate information that will allow the business to be operated in an efficient and profitable manner.

“We are thrilled to announce these promotions and are confident that with over 55 years of combined leadership experience, Ryan, Mark, and Kevin will continue to make significant contributions to our company’s growth and success,” said Scot Lindemann, CEO of Mission Design & Automation. “Their hard work and dedication, with the support of the broader team, has been instrumental in our company’s success, and we are excited to have them continuing to support the needs of our employees and customers. As the need for automation in the manufacturing sector continues to grow, the depth of experience from Mission’s joint leadership team will help guide our customers through their automation journeys.”

The decision to create new leadership roles came as a direct reflection of the continued investment in people by Mission and their effort in growing a formidable team. The company is on a mission to build out a customer and employee centric team to meet the varied challenges by its customers that are spread across the globe and involved in various industries. Mission will continue to grow by taking care of their team, engaging in the community, and helping customers implement productive automation. Mission will also continue to partner with local groups like Lakeshore Advantage, West Michigan Works!, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to help support future growth.


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