John C. Kennedy

President & Chief Executive Officer at Autocam Medical Devices LLC

John C. Kennedy

John C. Kennedy

President & Chief Executive Officer at Autocam Medical Devices LLC

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Autocam Medical Devices LLC
Autocam Corporation

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Van Andel Institute

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Managing General Partner at Hopen Life Sciences LLC

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Member-Regional Issues Committee at Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

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Executive Chairman at Meijer, Inc.

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Founder at National Heritage Academies, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Steelcase, Inc.

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Regional President, West Michigan at Fifth Third Bank

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Co-Founder & Executive Director at Acton Institute

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President at Acton Institute

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Right Place, Inc.

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John C. Kennedy
President & Chief Executive Officer at Autocam Medical Devices LLC

The University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, exists to provide excellent, student-centered, undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context. A UDM education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical, and social development of our students.


The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a vibrant and distinctive learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. At the Ross School of Business, our mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society.

Career History
Founding Director
2008 - Current

University Prep, formerly known as University Preparatory Academy and now popularly known as UPrep, is an independent, coeducational middle and high school located in the Wedgwood neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The campus sits just across the street from Dahl Playfield and is adjacent to the Picardo Farm, the original P-Patch

President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

Autocam Medical Devices LLC is a private company headquartered in Kentwood, MI. The firm engages in contract manufacturer of machined components, assemblies and engineered solutions. It was founded by John C. Kennedy, he is the CEO, in this role since 2005.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1988 - 2014

Autocam Corp. designs and manufactures metal alloy components and assemblies. The firm serves the medical and transportation industries through its subsidiaries. It offers components for use in fuel delivery, electric motor, steering, braking and air bag systems for the transportation industry. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Kentwood, MI.

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Member, Governance Committee
2014 - 2015

NN, Inc. is an independent global manufacturer offering a comprehensive product line of high-quality precision bearing components, industrial plastic and rubber products and precision metal components to a variety of markets, including the automotive industry, original equipment manufacturers, HVAC, heavy equipment and many other markets. NN, Inc.'s operations are divided into three units: Metal Bearing Components, Plastic and Rubber Components, and Precision Metal Components. The Metal Bearing Components segment includes the U.S. Ball and Roller Division, NN Europe and NN Asia. The U.S. Ball & Roller Division supplies precision steel balls and cylindrical rollers for various applications including bearings, automotive parts, hydraulic motors, oil drilling and mining. NN Europe provides precision steel balls, tapered rollers and stamped steel components for various applications including bearings and automotive parts. NN Europe includes a total of three manufacturing facilities within the European Union. NN Asia currently offers precision steel balls to customers throughout Asia. The operation is located in Kunshan, Peoples Republic of China, approximately 50 kilometers from the Shanghai, and also serves as NN’s headquarters for the Asia / Pacific region. The Plastic and Rubber Components segment includes Industrial Molding Corporation and Delta Rubber Company. Industrial Molding Corporation provides precision injection molded plastic parts for bearings, the automotive industry and a variety of other applications. Delta Rubber Company supplies rubber sealing solutions for bearings, oil drilling and other industries. The Precision Metal Components segment is comprised of the two manufacturing facilities of Whirlaway Corporation. Acquired in 2006, Whirlaway Corporation supplies a variety of high-precision metal components including fluid control components and assemblies, shafts and other precision metal parts manufactured at two plants in Ohio. NN, Inc. is a publicly traded company with stock available on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol NNBR.


The Right Place Program is an American private company located in Grand Rapids, MI, that serves businesses and entrepreneurs, providing links to potential partners, venture capital and resources.

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Former Secretary of State at Michigan Office of the Secretary of State

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The Hillman Cos., Inc., Oak Hill Partners, Inc. purchase H. Paulin & Co. Ltd.

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Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Interline Brands, Inc. /Private Group, P2 Capital Partners LLC (Private Equity) purchase Interline Brands, Inc.

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Grupo Elektra SAB de CV purchases Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc.

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Awards & Honors
Ernst & Young - Entrepreneur of the Year
Jaycees International - Distinguished Service Award
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