MADISON, Wis. — ERDMAN has named Tyler Vassar as executive vice president and CEO. A senior operations executive, Vassar brings more than 25 years of extensive leadership experience, including direct and indirect expense management, client fulfillment and cost productivity.
Vassar also has significant operational management experience and will work to leverage the competencies that exist across the organization. In his new role, Vassar will be responsible for overall operations of the company, and will continue to develop a sustainable Lean culture that ensures clients’ business goals are exceeded with the delivery of services.
“Tyler’s leadership qualities and technical expertise from outside the AEC industry will continue to position ERDMAN as an industry leader for client-focused, integrated delivery in the healthcare market,” said ERDMAN President and CEO Brian Happ.
Vassar has a wide range of operational leadership experience and, prior to joining ERDMAN, he led the worldwide supply chain organization for Joy Global, Inc., where he focused on organizational development and standardization of global business processes.
Vassar also consistently delivered sustained value to operations teams and incorporated best-in-class practices when he led global supply chain and process improvement implementation at Sauer-Danfoss. Prior to that, Vassar served as the global quality and six sigma leader for the Global Services Business at GE Healthcare.
He serves as a board member for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee County. He also served two tours of duty as an officer in charge of construction in the U.S. Navy.
Vassar holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.