About Me

George Gemeinhardt is a retired Manufacturing Manager who lives in Northfield, IL. He has significantly contributed to the manufacturing field in the United States and internationally. He has achieved the American dream through his successful career, education, faith, and community involvement. Now, he is stepping back from work to focus on personal hobbies and spend time with loved ones.

Family and Education

He was born in 1954 in Chicago. From a young age, he was taught to believe in himself and strive for success, even from humble beginnings. He attended local schools and fell in love with Illinois and its community. When he was young, he decided to participate in Lane Tech Preparatory College, a renowned school that helps young students become successful.

While at Lane Tech, he benefited from various programs that provided valuable information about different industries. The school also emphasized the importance of extracurricular activities, including music and sports. He developed a passion for music and pursued a professional education in Chicago. He attended Roosevelt University's Chicago Musical College, where he received recognition for his outstanding musical performance.

Career and Accomplishments

Although he loved music, he realized there were few opportunities in the music industry then. So, he decided to pursue a career in a more traditional field to earn a good income and become independent. He found a unique opportunity at NN Inc., a thriving organization that manufactures high-quality precision assemblies. He grew with the company and quickly climbed the management ranks.

NN Inc. started as a domestic leader and expanded by acquiring other critical players in the industry. Today, the company employs over 3300 individuals across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. George completed a vital program that combined industry expertise with knowledge of lean principles. He played a crucial role in NN's acquisitions and establishment of consignment warehouses to support Fortune 500 clients.

Faith and Charity

He is a man of faith and actively contributes to the Holy Comforter Church. He is deeply involved in community outreach programs and has supported the Aroo Basset rescue for many years. In his free time, he volunteers at the Just Harvest Community Outreach Center to help those in need in Illinois.


George Gemeinhardt is passionate about music and enjoys playing clarinet, saxophone, and flute. He finds solace in cooking and is known for his culinary skills, especially when volunteering at the Just Harvest program. Additionally, George loves riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle and is an avid recreational runner, participating in events like the Chicago Shamrock Shuffle and the Chicago Marathon.


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