David HolbertPatrick MeulemanKen WenningerKarin KristjansonAmy C. Pieper

David Holbert

David Holbert directs NWTAAC operations, provides strategy and planning services to clients, and maintains contact with a wide variety of organizations in the region. David has been with NWTAAC since 2013. He has worked within the TAAF program for over 20 years performing all program roles including director of a research center at the University...
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Patrick Meuleman

Patrick is often the first team member to talk to companies exploring solutions for import competition.  He consults with company management to determine program eligibility and assists in the application process.  He also directs the client development and marketing effort for Northwest TAAC managing contacts with a wide range of individuals and organizations across the...
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Ken Wenninger

Ken Wenninger joined NWTAAC in January, 2017 as the Organization’s Director of Client Development. He has over 40 years experience in business development and marketing. At NWTAAC, Ken works closely with team members to get the word out on the organization’s federally funded “Made in America Grants” Program, primarily through in-person meetings and presentations. He received his...
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Karin Kristjanson

Karin manages the administrative functions of NWTAAC. The centers outstanding record of efficiency and client/consultant service focus is largely due to her effort. Karin has managed the small office’s administrative and reporting functions since 2003.  She previously worked in a several businesses including roles servicing a wide range of industries. She has an extensive background in accounting, contracts,...
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Amy C. Pieper

Amy Pieper works with client companies as they implement projects using the TAAF matching fund. She adds integrity and rigor to the contracting process through years of experience working with clients and consultants in a vast range of consulting projects. Amy has served NWTAAC clients since 2010 and brings the perspective of over 20 years...
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