Kent Miller

Founder, The TPA Group, LLC

Kent Miller

Kent Miller

Founder, The TPA Group, LLC

Community:
Kent currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board for the University of Northern Iowa Business School, is a member of the External Advisory Board for the ADM Institute on Post Harvest Loss, and is also a member of the Habitat for Humanity Quad-Cities Board.  Previously, Kent has held board positions with both Cedar Valley and Eastern Iowa Junior Achievement, the Advisory Board for the University of Illinois' Executive MBA program, and the Society of Automotive Engineers Chassis and Suspension Committee.

Education: 

B. S., Engineering, University of Illinois; M. S., Engineering, University of Illinois; EMBA, University of Illinois
 

Professional Accomplishments: 

Kent became Global Director, Enterprise Strategic Quality where his responsibilities include providing leadership and the strategic direction for enterprise quality by defining, developing, and executing quality processes and tools to ensure John Deere customers have a distinctive customer experience.

Kent joined John Deere in 1998 after spending nine years at Ford Motor Company where he gained valuable North American and European engineering and leadership experience.  At John Deere, he has held a number of leadership positions in quality and supply management in both the Ag & Turf and Construction & Forestry Divisions.