Brenda Reichelderfer retired after 12 years as Managing Director of TriVista Business Group, a firm dedicated to helping privately held companies achieve exceptional excellence through the development and execution of critical operational improvement initiatives. Brenda also brings over 28 years of experience in General Management, Engineering, and Operations. Brenda worked as an SVP of ITT Corporation in May of 2008. Previously with ITT, Brenda held the roles of Group President for both the Electronic Components Group, a $750 million segment of ITT and the Motion and Flow Control Group, a $950M multi-Industry segment of ITT. In addition to her extensive P&L experience, she also gained extensive operational experience, holding the roles of Plant Manager, VP of Operations, Director of Engineering, and CTO.
Brenda has extensive international experience, having run operations in 17 different countries including most of Europe and Asia. Through her years of leadership at ITT Brenda helped usher Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Integrated Product Development and other commercial best practices into ITT, first within her own plants and businesses, then corporate wide.
A native of Ohio, Brenda received a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering from Ohio Northern University including a business management option. Brenda also completed an extensive executive leadership program at Duke University, Sloan School of Management, and received her Six Sigma Green Belt certification from the University of Michigan.