Dan Schipper, Director, Finance
Dan Schipper joined Grede in August of 2010, as the Grede Corporate Controller where he directed the plant and regional controllers in the U.S. and Mexico. In his current role he serves on the executive leadership team and is responsible for leading and supporting Grede’s finance organization.
Dan has more than 30 years of financial, procurement and information technology systems experience, having previously worked at Alcoa in several roles, including serving as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Alcoa’s Engineered Products group where he was instrumental in executing Alcoa’s “Degrees of Implementation”, a tool for documenting productivity improvement. In addition, he served as the Business Unit Controller for Alcoa’s Automotive Castings unit which produced safety critical automotive components
Dan has a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Michigan State University.