Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc.
Susann Kazunas is president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX) based in San Antonio, Texas.
She leads all production and administrative functions at the manufacturing facility that assembles the Toyota Tundra and Sequoia.
Previously, Kazunas served as vice president of manufacturing at TMMTX and was responsible for all manufacturing areas including the assembly, weld, stamping, paint, and plastics shops.
Kazunas joined Toyota in 1998 at Toyota Kentucky, working primarily in the stamping and weld shops. During her tenure with Toyota, she has held leadership positions in manufacturing and production engineering at Toyota Kentucky, Toyota Motor North America, and Toyota Motor Corporation Commercial Vehicle Company.
Additionally, Kazunas serves as a board member of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the advisory board for SA WORX, an organization focused on workforce development.
In 2014, she was recognized as a 40-Under-40 emerging leader by Automotive News and received a Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award from the Manufacturing Institute in 2015. This award recognizes excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering, and production.
Kazunas studied mechanical engineering at the University of Kentucky and later received a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Midway College. She resides in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband and youngest daughter.