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0216161243a_HDRDuane currently works with manufacturing sites and facilities across the country to achieve “Best-In-Class” results specializing in maintenance operations, equipment reliability and stores operations. Duane is a graduate of Aquinas and holds a graduate Degree in Management Leadership. Duane has 18 years with the United States Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. Assignments included Training Officer for both battalion and brigade echelons. Duane was a commander of several direct support maintenance companies and has served in multiple locations outside the United States. Paralleling his military service, Duane has over 25 years of experience ranging from equipment and manufacturing reliability studies, front line management and quality initiatives to maintenance operations best practices. Duane was a team member focusing on CMMS implementation and training for General Motors Quality Network. In 1993, Duane along his dad (John), incorporated Applied Management Support Services (AMSS). The mission of AMSS is to assist companies by focusing on key points relating to maintenance operations, CMMS implementation, store operations, and equipment reliability. Clients in part include General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, Kellogg, Northern Indiana Public Services Company, Anderson Chemical Company, Constellium Aluminum, Consumers Energy, and U.S. Steel along with many Tier II and III suppliers. Duane is also a Certified FMEA Facilitator.

Professional affiliations include SMRP (Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals) and PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors).

Hobbies and outside interests include SCUBA Instructor, Volunteer for Operation Injured Soldiers and underwater photography.