Ronald Scholtes Senior Consultant

Ronald Scholtes is a Senior Consultant with American Business Development Group, an internationally respected, full-spectrum business development consulting firm, now representing a diverse list of over fifty prominent U.S. and international businesses. American Business Development Group enjoys a reputation as one of the largest business development firms in the United States which specializes in the re-equipping and modernization of the United States Armed Forces.

Mr. Scholtes has extensive experience in ground vehicle acquisitions and technology assessments. Prior to joining American Business Development Group, Mr. Scholtes had 36 years of service to the Army in the Acquisition, Production, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance and Test career fields.

His most recent position was Chief of Product Assurance Test and Evaluation for the Project Manager, Tactical Vehicles within the Program Executive Office, Combat Support and Combat Service Support. While in that position Mr. Scholtes supervised a staff of associates overseeing and executing the PAT&E plans, policies and procedures on Government contracts for Heavy, Medium and Light Tactical Vehicles. His team was also responsible to monitor the production and manufacturing capabilities of various manufacturing facilities.

Mr. Scholtes also had responsibility for serving as Co-Chairman of the Quality Assurance Subcommittee at the National Defense Industrial Association Conference for Tactical Wheeled Vehicles.

Before assuming the position of Division Chief in PM Tactical Vehicles, Mr. Scholtes served as Team Leader of Heavy Tactical Vehicles within the Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) supporting the Program Manager, Heavy Tactical Vehicles. In this position, Mr. Scholtes supervised a staff of engineers, product assurance test and evaluation and packaging specialist associates overseeing and executing the full range of engineering, PAT&E and packaging requirements on Government contracts.

Ronald holds a BA degree in Business Management from Davenport College and a MBA in Quality from Eastern Michigan University.

He is a resident of Sterling Heights, Michigan where he lives with his wife Louise

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