Author Archives | Michele Nash-Hoff

Michele Nash-Hoff has been in and out of San Diego’s high-tech manufacturing industry since starting as an engineering secretary at age 18. Her career includes being part of the founding team of two startup companies.

Michele is founder and president of ElectroFab Sales, a sales agency specializing in helping manufacturers select the right processes for their products.

In 1998, she also served as manager of the San Diego Enterprise Center, a new business incubator for start-up companies, while also running ElectroFab. The National Business Incubation Association published Michele’s first book, For Profit Business Incubators, that same year.

Michele has been president of the San Diego Electronics Network, the San Diego Chapter of the Electronics Representatives Association, and The High Technology Foundation, as well as several professional and non-profit organizations. She is an active member of the Soroptimist International of San Diego club.

She has a certificate in Total Quality Management and is a 1994 graduate of San Diego’s leadership program (LEAD San Diego.)

Michele is the author of Can American Manufacturing be Saved? Why we should and how we can available at and

We are in danger of losing our country’s assets!


Reposted from ***** We are in danger of losing our country’s assets! April 9th, 2014  | We Americans blithely ignore the long-term effects of allowing foreign corporations to purchase the assets of our country in the form of companies, land, and resources. We are selling off our ability…

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Manufacturing in Golden State Summit shows how to make California Thrive


Reposted from ***** Manufacturing in Golden State Summit shows how to make California Thrive On March 19th, over 100 business leaders met at the community center of the City of Brea in Orange County for the “Manufacturing in the Golden State – Making California Thrive” economic summit. The summit…

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CPA’s Legislative Fly-in was a Resounding Success!


Reposted from ***** CPA’s Legislative Fly-in was a Resounding Success!    Last week, I attended the annual Coalition for a Prosperous America’s legislative fly-in to Washington, D.C. for the second time. My fellow CPA members and supporters came from California to New England and from Washington State to Florida,…

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Why Manufacturing is Critical to California’s Economy


Reposted from ***** Why Manufacturing is Critical to California’s Economy For every one job created in manufacturing, at least two to three jobs are created to support the sector. Further, manufacturing firms create regional wealth by producing a product that is exported to other states and countries. This attracts…

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Has NAFTA Benefited Americans?


Reposted from ********* Has NAFTA Benefited Americans? By this question, I mean the American people, not America, our country, nor American corporations. There can be diplomatic benefits to trade agreements, such as strengthening our relationships with countries that are allies in the world’s political arena. There can be benefits…

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San Diego Manufacturing Trends


Reposted from ***** San Diego Manufacturing Trends From 2000 to 2011, the U. S. lost 5.8 million manufacturing jobs and 57,000 manufacturing firms closed. U.S. Department of Commerce shows that “U.S. multinational corporations… cut their work forces in the U.S. by 2.9 million during the 2000s while increasing employment…

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We Must Stop Fast Track Trade Authority from Being Granted!


Reposted from the Huffington Post.  Michele Nash-Hoff is the Chair of the CPA CA Chapter, President of ElectroFab Sales, and author of “Can American Manufacturing be Saved? Why We Should and How We Can.”  In the year 2000, Michele ran for a position on the California State Assembly on the Republican…

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Country of Origin Labeling is Critical to Buying American and Must be Improved


Reposted from ***** Country of Origin Labeling is Critical to Buying American and Must be Improved December 3, 2013  | On January 15, 2013, Walmart and Sam’s Club announced that they will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S. products over the next 10 years. “…by increasing what…

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Is There Really Free Career Technical Training


Reposted from ***** Is There Really Free Career Technical Training November 20, 2013  | Yes, there is, at least in California. I was recently given a tour of the San Diego Continuing Education headquarters facility by Dean Jane Signaigo-Cox and Vice President Brian Ellison. Continuing Education is the…

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What is a Secret to the Success of Indiana Manufacturers?


Reposted from ***** Many companies in Northern Indiana were hit hard by the recession and the dramatic downturn in the auto industry, but some manufacturers were able to weather the storm, recover rapidly, and resume good growth well before the rest of the country. Manufacturing in the U.S. is…

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