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GlobalTech is here to provide valuable global component sourcing information, answer any questions, and create an effective solution for your international or domestic project needs.


Todd is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a BS in Business and a BA in French Literature. Todd has lived in Switzerland, Serbia and France where he attended the French business school of Paris Dauphine.

Todd has traveled throughout most of the United States, Western Europe and Asia (including China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam and Hong Kong).

Todd is the Lead Strategic Sourcing Manager. He minimizes supply chain risks by identifying best solutions for global component sourcing and proper supplier partner selection for each contract.

SHERI WALTER-Customer Relations, Marketing & Sales

Sheri has worked for GlobalTech since October of 2003 as a Project Manager.

She graduated from University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s degree in  Economics and Spanish Culture degree from the Universitat de Barcelona.

Sheri has lived abroad and traveled through Spain and Mexico.

Her role at GlobalTech has been to pick up an idea and turn it into an executable project plan, oversee company marketing to current/new customers, and strategic sourcing.

ED HAWORTH-BSME, MSE-Engineering & Quality, U.S.A.

Ed has 32 Years of experience in defense, consumer products, engines, electrical Power Generation/protection, and global sourcing.

Ed has audited and qualified over 70 suppliers for engine manufacturer in 9 countries, which include: Italy, Germany, Poland, Russian Federation, Czech Republic, France, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, South Korea, and Japan.

Ed has written and has published several technical articles and holds several patents.

PETER PAN-Engineering & Quality, Taiwan & China

Peter Pan graduated from Taiwan University with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering.

He is GlobalTech’s go to for: quality issues, process improvement, cost reduction, and current/new supplier development.

He has 28 years’ experience in aluminum die casting tool design, production, and machining. 

Peter worked at China Precision Die Casting as an Engineer, Quality Manager/Sales Manager and is part owner and Quality Manager at a Plastic Molding Company.

Peter has assisted customers to design products, such as Generac Power System for home standby generator, as well as: twin-cylinder, gear covers, and connecting rods.


KEN SCHMITZ-China Sourcing Manager

Ken’s career started in the foundry business. He held positions in: Industrial Engineering, Quality Engineering, and Sales Engineering.

Ken later held management/executive positions at John Deere and with companies in China and Taiwan for several years!

While Ken was at John Deere he moved Deere product line to Mexico that saved Deere Engine 9 million annually!

Ken was than appointed Manager of Quality/Supply Management in China and hired 50 Chinese Engineers to build a corporate World Wide Supply Management organization for China. 

Ken managed the John Deere quality team and successfully increased tractor production from .5 tractors to 12 tractors a day. This was all completed in 6 months!

Ken has worked with: Mack Truck, Detroit Diesel, Ford Motor Sports, Chrysler Motors, and Pontiac Motors. 

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