Ed Krenz, Chief Engineer, Mustang
FREE Luncheon: Wednesday, 14 June 2023
10:30 AM: Begin registration at Park Place.
11:30 AM: Lunch – $30, Buffet with chicken, mostaccioli, salmon, and vegetarian selections
All major credit cards accepted.
12:15 PM: Begin meeting (Zoom session will start earlier and will go live at 12:15)
12:30 PM: Speaker – Ed Krenz, Chief Engineer, Mustang
Introductory remarks will be followed by a question & answer discussion. Only in-person members will participate in the interactive Q & A. Zoom participants must submit questions in advance by email to
A vehicle property will be on-site for viewing.
Please register by Friday, 9 June, as meal counts must be provided for the kitchen. To register, log in, if you have not already done so. Click on the event and navigate to the bottom of the page. Click on Register, go to Menu Choice and check the box appropriate for you (Buffet, or Zoom only), then check the “I will attend this event” box and click the Process Registration button. A confirmation message will appear at the top of the page when it refreshes.
If you have any problems trying to register, phone or text 248-767-6658 or email
Chief Engineer, Ford Mustang
Ed Krenz is the chief engineer of the Ford Mustang, a position to which he was appointed in 2020. Krenz is responsible for all aspects of the all-new, seventh-generation Mustang and Mustang Dark Horse. Leveraging years of experience as chief engineer of Ford Performance, and prior experience as powertrain manager of the sixth-generation Mustang, Krenz developed the seventh-generation Mustang to be the highest performing version yet.
Prior to his appointment to Mustang, Krenz was named chief functional engineer, Ford Performance, in 2016 and added chief program responsibilities for Ford GT in 2018 and GT500 in 2019. Krenz oversaw bringing Ford Motor Company’s performance DNA to life through design and development, leading a global engineering team responsible for all functional attributes of Ford Performance products. As chief program engineer, Krenz was responsible for the Liquid Carbon and GT Mk II variants of the supercar.
Prior to this, Krenz served as manager, powertrain integration, responsible for powertrain quality, cost, function and timing on a wide variety of programs. He was also manager of engine systems, and served as powertrain control systems manager, working between Dearborn and the United Kingdom.
Krenz was one of 10 product development engineers selected for the inaugural product development leadership program in 2001 to promote the development of future leaders. He completed the program in 2004.
Born in 1972 near Washington, D.C., Krenz completed his bachelor’s degree in material science and engineering from the University of Michigan in 1998, then earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.
|Event Date||06-14-2023 10:30 am|
|Event End Date||06-14-2023 2:00 pm|
|Cut Off Date||06-12-2023 8:00 pm|
Venue Information - Park Place
Park Place (313) 274-4499.
(Corner of Outer Drive & Park St. just south of Michigan Ave.)
Parking is limited, so car-pool if possible!