BRENT SHOOLTZ started his career early, working throughout his college years at a Tier-1 automotive supplier, performing procurement and engineering functions. Joining QAD in 1997, he has worked in Sales, Customer Account Management, Global Support Services, and currently Product Manager for QAD’s Shop Floor Automation Solutions. Brent specializes in MFG/PRO distribution and manufacturing, specifically the Planning & Scheduling Workbenches and Internal Supply Chain Synchronization tool sets. He has provided services ranging from implementation PM support, troubleshooting and business process analysis at more than 100 customer sites. Brent has a bachelor's degree in Integrated Supply Chain Management from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. He is certified in both APICS CPIM and SSCP programs.