GENEDGE Alliance Announces Joseph J. Stark III as Business Services Director–Operations


Newport News, Va. Joseph (Joe) J. Stark III recently accepted the position of Business Services Director–Operations at GENEDGE. In this role, his primary responsibilities are to craft and execute a solutions path to address manufacturers specific problems and needs. While Joe is based out of GENEDGE’s Newport News, Virginia regional office, he supports the entire state via our network of regional growth managers.

Joe delivers as an expert for manufacturers and manufacturing. He strives to understand emerging trends, technologies, and challenges facing the client base/market in the GENEDGE service regions, leveraging Third-Party resources where applicable, and propose changes to GENEDGE’s strategy and delivery services as appropriate.

Joe helps build and maintain GENEDGE’s extensive Alliance Partner Network by managing and developing a group of Third-Party resources that directly assist clients with process improvement, organization development, workforce, supply chain, and delivery challenges.

Joe has over 35 years of industrial experience from the start up, operations and manufacturing environments. He has developed and lead teams in all functional areas of operations and production with a continuous improvement focus. Joe has initiated and implemented positive cultural change while building high performance teams. He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University with a focus in Operations Management.

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About GENEDGE Alliance: GENEDGE Alliance is Virginia’s best public resource to help manufacturing and industry innovate, compete, and grow. GENEDGE delivers consulting-based expertise and technology transfer to over 200 Virginia companies each year and is part of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Network™, which provides access to industry-wide services and proven, results-based solutions. For more information, visit


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