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Joel McFadden, PRESIDENT

After graduating from Lehigh University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Joel began his career with Wallace & Tiernan in the environmental clean-up market. The systems engineering skills honed in these years were to become the foundation for a career in technical management.

After working in sales and sales management he joined the executive ranks in Marketing. This culminated in his position as President of Stokes Vacuum Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a manufacturer of process equipment used in a variety of industries.

"Building Sales Capacity" has been a common thread throughout Joel's career. From managing a Branch office in the 70's to working with clients today TOPLINE results have been a continuous focus.

Joel is past President of the Association of Vacuum Equipment Manufacturers International, and has served on the Board of several community, employee and church organizations.

Joel is an experienced Total Quality practitioner having extensive training in the use of quality tools. In addition, he personally led the ISO 9001 certification process at Stokes.

Mr. McFadden has a clear vision for success in meeting both customer and owner objectives which has been honed by a lifetime of leadership. He has hands on experience with the use of the management tools necessary to achieve lasting improvement in organizations. He brings the critical thinking skills required to analyze and develop both process and people. Kraft Associates makes use of this background in serving client’s needs with thoughtful, focused advice and support. Joel’s ongoing executive services are available as an experienced, trusted advisor.