Keli Krueger-Huhra

Director of the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

    Peoria NEXT Innovation Center 218
    (309) 677-3297




Ms. Krueger-Huhra has 28 years of progressive career growth in automotive manufacturing integrating Procurement and Supply with the organization’s strategic objectives.  Prior to joining the Illinois PTAC program, she was General Manager/Director, Procurement and Supply at Mitsubishi Motors North America Manufacturing Division where she was responsible for 32 direct and indirect management and staff engaged in Procurement Administration, Cost Engineering, Production Purchasing, Material and Services Purchasing, Supplier Quality Assurance and New Model Engineering and Development directing annual spends of $740M in Global Sourcing with suppliers in 266 global locations.

Ms. Krueger-Huhra has received the globally recognized CPSM designation by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).  She is a Past President and held numerous positions on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Purchasing Management – Central Illinois, Inc. an affiliate of the ISM.

In May of 2017, she was awarded New Rotarian of the Year for District 6490 of Rotary International.  Ms. Krueger-Huhra is currently President for Daybreak Rotary Club in Bloomington-Normal, IL and is a Paul Harris Fellow.

A graduate of Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, she is currently a MBA candidate with a Supply Chain Management concentration at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Class of 2019.

Practice in Field

Corporate and Organizational Board Members

  • Rotary International, District 6490, Club President