Dr. Steinwall is the CEO/co-owner of Steinwall, Inc., an injection molding company located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before joining Steinwall, Maureen started her career as a public accountant and then transitioned into Honeywell’s marketing department.  Maureen is semi-retired as her son, Tom Smolenski, is now the president of the company.

Her expertise is in humanistic management; her research focuses on learning methods for working adults using multimedia techniques.  In 2010, Steinwall, Inc. won the International Plastic Processor of the Year award. In 2015, Maureen was inducted into the Plastics Industry’s Hall of Fame and Minnesota’s Women-Owned Business Hall of Fame.

She taught doctorate business classes for ten years before transitioning back to being a Business Analytics and Electronic Technology student. In her spare time, she enjoys wintering in Palm Springs, playing golf, and spending time with friends and family.