Bill Baker

Senior Manufacturing Consultant

Bill Baker brings a wealth of experience to Zumasys and its clients from his tenured career in manufacturing and operations. Before stepping into his role as Senior Manufacturing Consultant, Bill served as Vice President of Manufacturing at TMI Products, a manufacturer of high-quality automotive interiors for modern and vintage vehicles.  Previously Bill also held significant operational roles at Rich Brilliant Willing, Controlled Combustion, and Magna Seating. His journey through these positions, from a Production Assembler to VP, reflects his deep understanding of the manufacturing sector and his capacity for leadership.

Bill is particularly proud of his achievement in launching a plant and establishing a data-driven operation in Mexico, a testament to his ability to build effective teams, implement technology, and create sustainable organizational structures. His professional qualifications include possessing a BS in Mathematics with a specialization in Actuarial Science from Michigan State University. Further enhancing his technical and practical expertise, Bill has pursued additional certifications in Google Advanced Data Analytics.

When not at work, Bill treasures family time and enjoys time relaxing at the beach or engaging in golf and tennis. He has a passion for chess and data science, reflecting his analytical mindset even in leisure. Describing himself as adaptive, deliberate, and persistent, Bill addresses the unique challenges manufacturers face and knows how to harness the synergy of people and technology to drive success. Bill lives by the mantra, “The best time to plant a tree was thirty years ago, the second best time is today,” a philosophy that underscores his forward-thinking and proactive approach to solving problems.