Don Cumming, a native of the Detroit suburbs, graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance and started his career working in asset management. Don has been with Flex-NGate, a Tier 1 automotive supplier, for seven years. He held the positions of Project Engineer and Program Manager while working in
Flex-N-Gate’s Michigan corporate offices, and was assigned to the Texas facility as a Manufacturing Launch Manager in 2013. In 2014, he assumed the role of General Manager for the Flex-N-Gate Texas facility where he currently oversees an assembly and sequencing operation with 200 employees as well as an expansion project set to launch in 2020. Don’s responsibilities extend to the oversight of business metrics and continuous improvement for the South region, including South America.