Curtiss is a business executive with more than 30 years experience leading many operations. He has a wide range of experiences including purchasing and acquisitions, valuations, and due diligence. He also has Lean manufacturing experience stemming from the Toyota Production System. Furthermore, he was trained at the NUMMI assembly plant and has deployed Lean techniques from kaizen workshops to enterprise value stream mapping. Curtiss is a certified Green Belt Six Sigma, has written and published several articles, and has served as a board member for organizations at the local, state and national levels. He is currently on the advisory board for the Ball State University Entrepreneurship Center.