Two New Regional Directors at KMS

on March 25, 2021

Kansas Manufacturing Solutions has hired two Regional Directors to work shoulder to shoulder with manufacturers in their respective regions in Kansas.  

William Best and James Ruda both have backgrounds in manufacturing and will be tremendous resources to help Kansas manufacturers be competitive in the domestic and global marketplace.  

William Best has over 30 years of experience working within the aerospace industry.  He will be specializing in the aerospace manufacturing industry in the greater Wichita area.

"I cannot wait to start meeting with Kansas manufacturers to partner and explore opportunities for them to become more competitive and successful in business.”

For the last 20 years, William was the Regional Sales Manager for a California based forging manufacturer, Weber Metals.   Learn more information about William HERE.

James Ruda has worked in a variety of sales and service roles in the past 20 years. 

"What excites me about this role is I get to interact directly with Kansas manufacturers to help them work through a need, be it improving profits, growing sales, or positively impacting their workforce efforts." 

He has worked with various Kansas based companies in the areas of software, home goods, and manufacturing of capital equipment, including a company that manufactures mattresses.  James will be focused on southeast Kansas.  Learn more about James HERE.