With an extensive background in manufacturing and association leadership, Tilstone brings his vast experience and global insight to alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board. His proven track record of identifying opportunities and expanding business in publicly and privately held organizations will help best position alliantgroup as it continues forward with its strategic initiatives.
Tilstone is currently a Business Development Officer at iT SpeeX, the company that developed Athena, an industrious voice controlled assistant for the metalworking industry. Prior to joining iT SpeeX, Tilstone served as the President of the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) and has been involved in the metalworking industry for more than 35 years.
Throughout his career, Tilstone has held leadership positions with Kennametal and Extrude Hone, where he was instrumental in developing and implementing growth strategies and improving operating results. With extensive knowledge and experience leading organizations, Tilstone has a great appreciation and passion for precision manufacturers and understands their needs.