Global Shop Solutions is proud to be the thought leaders invited to speak about the benefits of ERP software at the NTMA Financial Managers Roundtables in Philadelphia on September 13. ttendees (requires a NTMA membership) can expect to learn how ERP software will get rid of inaccurate financial statements once and for all. Learn how using real-time data, key performance indicators, and job costing by freight, labor, overhead, outside services, other, and materials will give you the data you need to manage proactively and nearly eliminate fires. Bring the fun back into your accounting or financial manager job.

A few words about our industry-leading speakers…

Mike Melzer, Vice President of Operations

Mr. Melzer is a recognized manufacturing industry expert specializing in helping companies plan, manage, and simplify their business with technology and ERP software. Melzer specializes in identifying areas and processes to cut costs, simplify production processes, and maximize profits and margin. During his 15+ years as Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at Global Shop Solutions, his team has helped more than 2,000 manufacturing facilities around the world improve their manufacturing through the use of Global Shop Solutions ERP software. Melzer was born and raised in Midland, Texas and is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines where he played college basketball. An avid golfer and sports fan, Mike is married with two children and currently resides in The Woodlands, Texas.

Joddi Goertzen, Senior Financial Consultant

Mrs. Goertzen is a recognized manufacturing and financial expert specializing in improving businesses through better financial reporting. Goertzen is a CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant), CMA (Certified Management Accountant), CMC (Certified Management Consultant), and has 25 years of experience in the accounting profession with seven years in public practice and 18 years in industry (12 in manufacturing). Previous to her tenure at Global Shop Solutions, Goertzen was a senior public accountant at KPMG; Controller and VP of Finance at DynaVenture Corp; and Director of Finance at Dutch Growers Garden. Most recently, Goertzen was the subject matter expert in the design and development of Global Shop Solutions Key Performance Indicators providing manufacturers with over 60 industry standard KPIs to manage their business with real-time data. A Canadian native, Goertzen grew up in British Columbia but has called Saskatchewan home for the past 17 years. Between reading paranormal fiction and walking her dogs, Goertzen enjoys watching US college football with her partner of 17 years and cheering on their adopted team: the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers.