Who We Are

Cassie Ridenour

Cassie Ridenour has over 25 years’ experience in quality and environmental management systems and compliance to international standards such as ISO9000, ISO/TS16949, ISO17021 and ISO14001. Cassie holds a BS in Statistics from the University of Akron and has completed 26 hours of graduate work in Statistics and Materials Engineering at the University of Akron and Case Western Reserve University. Her industry experience includes management in chemicals, plastics, stampings and machining for automotive and commercial markets. In addition to her work at Cridenour.com, Cassie is a Tree Farmer, and member of the Ohio Tree Farm Committee as well as a Trustee of the Ohio Forestry Association. In her role as a tree farmer and landowner, Cassie participated with Ohio Department of National Resources in the development of the Ohio Forestry Strategy in 2009 and 2010. Cassie has been working with ANSI in the GHG program since 2009.

Organizational Affiliations

  • Exemplar Global (formerly RABQSA)  Environmental Management Systems Principle Auditor E52576
  • Exemplar Global Quality Systems Lead Auditor E6937
  • Exemplar Global ISO50001 Lead Auditor 52576
  • International Automotive Task Force – International Qualified Automotive Auditor 5-ADP-11-03-0217 - current to IATF 16949 2016
  • Vice Chair Ohio Tree Farm Committee –American Tree Farm System
  • Board Member – Ohio Forestry Association
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Clinic Care – Member Board of Trustees 2000-2009
Christopher Cook

Chris has over 30 years in quality and environmental management and compliance to international standards such as ISO9001, ISO/TS16949, ISO17021 and ISO14001. After graduating from Mohawk College’s Quality Program in 1982 he worked in quality management, supplier development and plant management. His industry experience includes stamping, casting, machining and plastics. In 2000 Chris was the first witness assessor hired by the International Automotive Oversight Bureau. In this role he performed ISO/TS 16949 witness audits, certification body office audits, assessor competency examinations and participated globally in the development and understanding of ISO/TS16949. He is also a qualified assessor for VDA 6.3 Automotive Process Auditing. In his role as a trustee of the Gratiot Improvement Association Chris has been working for the last three years to modernize a community water system that is over 100 years old, and provide safe clean drinking water to the residents of Gratiot.

Organizational Affiliations

  • International Automotive Task Force – International Qualified Automotive Auditor 5-ADP-12-06-1990 - Current to IATF 16949:2016
  • VDA 6.3 Automotive Process Auditor
  • Gratiot Improvement Association - Trustee 2010-2014