Staci Kroon
Executive Vice President Eaton Business System
Eaton Corporation
Beachwood, OH

“I love the pace of a manufacturing environment; you can't beat the energy and sense of satisfaction generated from a great day of safety, quality and productivity. It's all about the people: manufacturers have a special ability to capture employee expertise through problem solving and continuous improvement activities.”

Staci Kroon has had a nearly 20-year career with Eaton, featuring a track record of success and leadership, culminating in her recent promotion to executive vice president – Eaton Business System.  In this role, she leads the ongoing development and deployment of the Eaton Business System and will also lead the company's Continuous Improvement; Quality; Supply Chain Management; Environment, Health and Safety; and Flight Operations functions.
 
Staci brings a portfolio of skills to each role she assumes that contribute to her success.  She is an exceptional communicator who is seen as a leader in the industry. Staci has built a diverse and effective leadership team that she leads based on setting targets, monitoring, providing feedback, and giving support. Always focused on driving growth, Staci relies on open communication and constructive coaching to garner business results.
 
Staci views mentoring and development as a priority. She has worked one-on-one as an active mentor, and has also sponsored custom leadership development events to promote interaction between senior leadership and younger staff.  She has also been very involved with Eaton’s employee resource group WAVE (Women Adding Value in Eaton), where she has spoken multiple times and is viewed as a role model for women balancing challenging careers.  
 
Prior to her recent move to Cleveland, Staci was a member of the Board of Directors for Family & Children Services in Kalamazoo | Battle Creek. In addition to serving on their board, she was actively involved in several of their sub-committees, such as the Endowment Committee and Executive Leadership committee. She took great pride in her position with this organization because it aligned so strongly with her personal values.

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