Kurt VanWormer '77Kurt Portrait

Business Administration and Marketing
Houston, TX

Prior to retiring, Kurt's career began in sales followed by product marketing, where he was awarded two U.S. Patents. He finished his career in supply chain management working in electrical power distribution, automotive, high tech, and the oil and gas industries. Some of the companies he worked for include Eaton Corporation, Dell Computer, Direct TV, Toshiba International, FMC Technologies, and Oceaneering International. Over the course of his career, business travels have taken him to 22 countries flying over 2 million air miles and he worked in Mexico for five years. Kurt graduated from NMU in 1977 with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing and received his master's degree from Keller Graduate School of Management in 1990.

"It is an honor to serve on the NMU Alumni Association Board. The education and life experiences I gained while at NMU shaped me into the person I am today. I am excited about getting to know my fellow board members and meeting NMU Alumni at events across the country. I look forward to working with the board committees so that I can help to support and promote the Alumni Association and University."