Mr. Raul Villarreal has a wealth of knowledge and experience in manufacturing with General Motors and has held different positions in the United States, Canada and Spain. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Baker University Mr. Villarreal has developed and lead STEM related teams in engineering to help deliver the company’s mission of designing, building and selling the world’s best vehicles.
Recognized as an advocate of success through education Mr. Villarreal serves on the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Central Region Advisory Board and has been Co-Chair of the Greater Kansas City Regional Planning Committee for First Robotics, along with supporting STEM programs related to technical skills towards economic growth and job development in our communities.
While Mr. Villarreal is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2011 Boss Kettering Award, GM’s highest internal recognition for technical innovation and HENAAC Luminary Award for promoting “Success Through Education”. At GM we support our Hispanic community by recognizing that today more than ever, Hispanics are key to the success of our business, and the success of our nation. The passion continues to be higher education towards a pipeline of highly skilled professionals that supports economic growth for all.