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GTP Announces New Finance VP

GTP Announces New Finance VP


GTP Has Promoted Schlecker from Controller to VP Finance

Traverse City, Thursday, June 6, 2024 – Grand Traverse Plastics, a leader in custom injection molded plastics, is pleased to announce the promotion of Julie Schlecker to Vice President of Finance. Julie joined the organization as Controller in March of 2019, and her exemplary performance and dedication have led to this well-deserved advancement.

With a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LeMoyne College, Julie has been instrumental in managing the company’s financial operations with precision and integrity. Her leadership has significantly contributed to GTP’s growth over the past five years.
Julie’s journey is a testament to her adaptability and commitment. While she initially expected to work as an accountant in Chicago upon graduation, she soon found herself in the fast-paced world of manufacturing. After working for a variety of domestic and international companies, she found her true home in Northern Michigan and with GTP. Her expertise, combined with her passion for the industry, has made her an invaluable member of this dynamic team.

“We are thrilled to see Julie step into the role of Vice President of Finance,” said Bill Knable, GTP President. “Her leadership and strategic vision will continue to drive our financial success and support our mission of delivering excellence in every facet of our operations.”

Julie is excited to embark on this new chapter with GTP, bringing her extensive knowledge and innovative approach to the finance and administration department. She remains committed to fostering a collaborative and innovative environment that aligns with GTP’s core values and goals.

About GTP:
Grand Traverse Plastics, GTP, is a renowned custom injection molding company committed to empowering its team to deliver outstanding products and services. It is GTP’s mission to build a prosperous and sustainable future for their customers, employees, and community. With over 40 years of industry expertise, GTP is the preferred molder for top automotive and industrial firms seeking a flexible, innovative, and quality-driven partner. For further information about the company and to connect with them about your next injection molding project, please visit their website at and follow them on LinkedIn @GTP-Plastics.

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