graduating from Lehigh University with a BS in
Mechanical Engineering, Joel began his career with
Wallace & Tiernan in the environmental clean-up market.
The systems engineering skills honed in these years were
to become the foundation for a career in technical
working in sales and sales management he joined the
executive ranks in Marketing. This culminated in his
position as President of Stokes Vacuum Inc. in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a manufacturer of process
equipment used in a variety of industries.
"Building Sales Capacity" has been a common thread throughout Joel's career. From managing a Branch office in the 70's to working with clients today TOPLINE results have been a continuous focus.
is past President of the Association of Vacuum Equipment
Manufacturers International, and has served on the Board
of several community, employee and church organizations.
is an experienced Total Quality practitioner having
extensive training in the use of quality tools. In
addition, he personally led the ISO 9001 certification
process at Stokes and is a certified auditor.
McFadden has a clear vision for success in meeting both
customer and owner objectives which has been honed by a
lifetime of leadership. He has hands on experience with
the use of the management tools necessary to achieve
lasting improvement in organizations. He brings the
critical thinking skills required to analyze and develop
both process and people. Kraft Associates makes use of
this background in serving client’s needs with
thoughtful, focused advice and support. Joel’s ongoing
executive services are available as an experienced,
trusted advisor. Joel is a member of the American
Society for Quality and represents Kraft/ODA in numerous