Don Huizenga


Don is a noted expert on midsize companies and manufacturing.  He is currently the Chairman of The Midmarket Institute and sits on the boards of several midmarket companies.  He has held executive positions at midmarket companies for the last 30 years.  He is the former CEO of Kurdziel Industries, a midsized company in the Midwest, which tripled in size under Don’s leadership, expanded its customer base into Europe and Japan and manufacturing into China to augment global sales initiatives. His career has spanned from financial to manufacturing, from entrepreneurial to executive management, and his experience in the international market is extensive.

Don was the Director of the Midmarket CEO Council for the Conference Board, and is a Past President of the World Foundry Society.

Don is a graduate of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.