Nicole M. Wolter, president and CEO of HM Manufacturing, has over 8 years of manufacturing experience. With a background in both engineering and finance, Nicole is trained on manual lathes and milling machines as well as certified in CAD and 3-D modeling. Since starting at HM Manufacturing, Nicole has overseen a complete renovation of the company’s technology and manufacturing processes. She has been instrumental in expanding HM Manufacturing’s marketing and social media presence in an effort to broaden its reach and increase sales. Under her leadership and vision, HM Manufacturing has become a leading manufacturer in the power transmission components industry. In 2016, Nicole was awarded with the ABBE award for Illinois “Manufacturing Leader of the Year”.
In addition to her passion working in manufacturing, Nicole is also dedicated to promoting the industry and STEM to future generations. As a board member on the TMA Education Foundation, she coordinates grants to high schools in the surrounding areas with dedicated manufacturing programs. Furthermore, Nicole is a member of the McHenry High school advisory board, helping the school improve their manufacturing program by providing students the opportunity to learn about the industry, offering internships, and assisting with NIMS Certification.