Great Lakes Bay



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Board of Directors




Check out our current events for opportunities around the Great Lakes Bay area.


Tanya Blehm

Tanya is our jack-of-all-trades marketing and event coordinator

History of the GLBMA

The Great Lakes Bay Manufacturers Association offers its members the opportunity to network with other manufacturers and potential customers. In addition, it provides education and support on manufacturing and business issues. The Association also works with local education and training providers to promote technical training opportunities that help ensure a qualified workforce.

The Great Lakes Bay Manufacturers Association is sponsored by leading manufacturers, Michigan Works! and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center.

The Board of Directors is made up of local manufacturing professionals.  Many thanks to those members that serve on the board.

Jeremy Bockelman

Jeremy is well diverse in manufacturing and leadership. 

It makes all the difference in your industry.

Current Opportunities

Kelly McQuarter

Kelly is the most knowledgeable in office process.

  • 1912 - Saginaw Manufacturers Association founded.
  • 1970 - Organization changed the name to Saginaw Valley Manufacturers Association to encompass more area manufacturers.
  • 2011 - Organization updates name to reflect the Great Lakes Bay region to Great Lakes Bay Manufacturers Association.
  • 2016 - GLBMA moves its office location and day to day operation to the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center at Saginaw Valley State University.  Updating the organization to best serve its members.