Strategic Management Society
Academy of Management
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
National Ski Patrol
Family Business Alliance (FBA)
- Board Member
Neland Avenue Christian Reformed Church
Ridgemoor Pool Association
Love Inspired Inc.
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
Paul Mudde has over 30 years of experience in business leadership and management. With an engineering degree from Calvin College and an MBA and PhD from Purdue University, he serves as a senior director at DWH.
After obtaining his engineering degree from Calvin, he served as a structural engineering at JDH Engineering in Grand Rapids, where he worked with architects and builders to design building structures and address construction problems onsite. After completing his MBA, he worked at Prince Corporation in Holland, MI as a manufacturing manager for GM interior components for two years. He took his operations experience from Prince Corporation to banking when he joined Old Kent Financial Corporation where he managed the Deposit Operations during a period of centralizing operational functions and integrating bank acquisitions. Following this assignment, he managed functions in OKFC’s Fund Management and Broker-Dealer units. While managing sales, domestic and international wire transfer, and accounting and security processing functions, he launched OKFC’s first investment banking product and founded the OK Investment Corp. in Nevada. In his last assignment at Old Kent, he created an internal consulting team to work with business units to improve performance and implement new systems and processes.
Following OKFC, he completed a PhD at Purdue University and currently serves as a professor at GVSU in the Seidman College of Business and business consultant. His consulting work has addressed performance improvement, merger & acquisitions advising & succession, strategic planning and development, organizational development, and financial management.
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