QAD Accounts and Partnership Manager
SHIRLEY SCHMIDT is the QAD Accounts and Partnership Manager for Freedom Technologies, a QAD partner offering a complete factory floor solution integrated to MFG/PRO headquartered in Brighton, Michigan. Prior to joining Freedom Technologies Shirley worked with other QAD partners and for QAD Incorporated where she invested five years. She has been working in software applications for the manufacturing industry for fourteen years and during that time has enjoyed being involved in the developments in software technology that have changed the direction of manufacturing on the shop floor. As an industry expert she has presented on MFG/PRO, EDI, Data Collection, Error Proofing and Direct Park Marking to companies and groups across North America. Shirley received her BA and Associates Degree in Business from Davenport University, is a past member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), and a graduate of both the Dale Carnegie Human Relations and Sales Courses.