Board of Directors

  • Chairperson

    Karen Norheim

    Executive Vice President 

    American Crane & Equipment Corp.
    Douglassville, PA

  • Vice Chairperson

    Lynn Kier

    Vice President, Communications and Branding 

    Schaeffler Group USA Inc.
    Fort Mill, SC

  • Secretary

    Caitlin Sickles


    Bracewell LLP
    Washington, DC


  • Treasurer

    Tammy LeBlanc Fischer

    CFO, VP Finance 

    Valentine Enterprises
    Lawrenceville, GA

  • Director

    Veronica Braker

    Senior Vice President, Global Operations 

    Archer Daniels Midland
    Decatur, IL

  • Director

    Leah Curry


    Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia
    Buffalo, WV


  • Director

    Erika Ferrell

    Director, IT 

    Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
    Fitchburg, WI

  • Director

    Bill Good

    Vice President, Supply Chain 

    GE Appliances, A Haier Company
    Louisville, KY

  • Director

    Virginia Harn


    CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
    Minneapolis, MN


  • Director

    Amanda Hendry

    Director, International HR Operations 

    Sherwin-Williams Company
    Cleveland, OH

  • Director

    Katie Kelley

    US Vice Chair 

    BMO Harris Bank N.A.
    Minneapolis, MN

  • Director

    Susanne Lauda

    Director, Global Advanced Manufacturing Technology 

    AGCO Corp.
    Duluth, GA


  • Director

    Cara Madzy

    Site Director 

    Seneca, SC

  • Director

    Amy Meyer

    Vice President - Technical Services 

    Kohler Co
    Sheboygan, WI

  • Director

    Zoi Romanchuk


    Slick Automated Solutions
    Ontario, OH


  • Director

    William Smith

    Chief Executive Officer 

    Termax Corporation
    Lake Zurich, IL

  • Director

    Steve Speich

    Global Director Facilities Engineering and Factory Automation 

    John Deere
    Moline, IL

  • Director

    Adrienne Temple

    Regional Vice President 

    SC Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP)
    Columbia, SC


  • Director

    Lisa Yankie

    VP HR 

    Fort Mill, SC

  • Past Chair

    Griselda Abousleman

    Vice President Operational Excellence, Transport Solutions NA/EMEA 

    Ingersoll Rand
    Davidson, NC