Tanya DiSalvo’s Journey in Manufacturing and Leadership (Ep.27)


Tanya DiSalvo’s Journey in Manufacturing and Leadership (Ep.27)

By , December 12, 2023




Ever wondered how a family business navigates leadership transitions?

In this episode, Mark Dorman speaks with Tanya DiSalvo, CEO of Criterion Tool, on the history of Criterion Tool, a family business focused on precision manufacturing started by her grandfather, and her own unexpected journey into the manufacturing industry. She shares how the business transitioned from her father to her, why it took several years, and the evolution the business has achieved since it was first established.

Tanya discusses:

  • What precision manufacturing is and what her company produces
  • How her family business started
  • Why she chose to join the family business after initially heading in a different direction
  • The growth of women within the manufacturing industry
  • And more


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About our Guest:

Tanya DiSalvo has been a CEO and Owner at Criterion Tool for over 25 years, as well as working as a Performance Coach at Full Focus since 2020. As an experienced leader in the manufacturing sector, Tanya was a 2014 STEP Aware Honoree for being among the outstanding women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and production.

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