Cathy Koch


Cathy Koch is Founder, CEO, and President of K-Tec Systems, a global manufacturer, distributor and integrator of advanced control systems.  For over 30 years they have been a reliable source to the automotive, aerospace, food and chemical industries manufacturing and distributing in Canada, China and the United States. Cathy has been featured in DBusiness Magazine and in 2017 K-Tec Systems was recognized as “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” and in 2018 K-Tec Systems was awarded “Best Small Business” and “SmartZone”. 

When the pandemic caused the economy to shut down, Cathy’s company saw a swift decline.  But she was able to successfully pivot her company to help Pfizer produce the COVID-19 vaccine, and her business continues to grow. K-Tec Systems has opened an additional location in Washington State. Cathy Koch has exemplified extreme resilience in the face of the most challenging situations during the pandemic and overcame them. She attributes much credit to having access to resources, support, and a network of women peers that all have one another’s back during the smooth and turbulent times

Cathy is passionate in helping other women grow their businesses.  She is on the board for the Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation and leasd their STEM initiatives to encourage middle and high school girls to choose a career in the STEM field, specifically as it relates to manufacturing in the automotive and mobility industries. She enjoys golfing, cooking and family time with her first grandchild. 




26677 West 12 Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48034
Phone 313.961.4748