Roger Tapke brings expertise to Madison Advisors from a long career in printing/mailing operations as well as operations and manufacturing within several other industries. In addition to extensive knowledge of all aspects of print, mail and presort operations, his expertise includes organizational and process analysis/improvement, team building, and succession planning.
Prior to joining Madison Advisors, Roger successfully led a major print/mail facility for more than 15 years. Under his leadership, the facility achieved MPTQM certification from the USPS and won Top Ten recognition in Industry Week’s manufacturing excellence program. He developed and employed strategies around client conversions, plant/product consolidations, client service methodologies and team building that drove the organization to new levels of growth and financial performance.
Roger has an additional 25 years of operational and manufacturing experience including 16 years with General Electric where he completed their Manufacturing Management Program and was trained in many of GE’s industry leading programs and techniques used to achieve superior business results.
Roger earned a B.S. in ceramic engineering from Iowa State University.