Director of Innovation and Collaboration
Ray Tilkens is currently the Director of Innovation and Collaboration and has a key leadership role in facilitating and supporting innovation throughout the Greenheck Group, as well as overseeing the new Robert C. Greenheck Innovation Center, a $13 million test lab and design collaboration facility. Mr. Tilkens has over 10 years of progressive experience in all phases of innovation, research and business development. A recognized leader for exceptional ability to facilitate and lead groups to generate breakthrough and high value added innovations that contribute to growth and organizational goals. Prior to joining Greenheck Group Mr. Tilkens spent 12 years with John Deere fulfilling similar roles. Mr. Tilkens holds a BS in Engineering, a BS in Business, a MBA and is certified by Notre Dame University as an Innovation Mentor.