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John C. Kennedy
Autocam Medical

John Kennedy is president and CEO of Autocam Medical, a precision-machining contract manufacturer of highly engineered implants and instruments for surgical applications. Formerly, he was president and CEO of Autocam Corporation, which he founded in 1988 and sold in 2014. Beyond his business commitments, Kennedy devotes time to a number of organizations. He is a member of the Boards of NN, Inc., the parent company of Autocam Corporation, Grand Valley State University, Lacks Enterprises, the Van Andel Institute, the Acton Institute, and Advisory Board Member of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. Kennedy is also a founding board member of Grand Rapids University Prep Academy. Through this community involvement, Kennedy seeks to play a role in developing future entrepreneurs who will become the next generation of job creators, driving the country’s future success. Kennedy received his BA from the University of Detroit Mercy and his MBA from the University of Michigan.


Michigan Business School