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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Time: 6 - 7 PM CT

Where: Zoom 
(Details will be sent to registrants via email)

Join us as we celebrate our statewide launch of WiM Alabama!

We're hosting a virtual panel event of top leaders in manufacturing from our state. They'll share their perspectives and advice on:

  • Leading in manufacturing with 20/20 Vision.
  • The importance of manufacturing in Alabama.
  • Why women should choose manufacturing for a career.
  • How organizations like WiM impact our industry.
  • Ways you can engage your company in WiM!

Meet our Panel
Janette Hostettler

Vice President of Production at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM)
Since assuming this role in 2018, Janette has overseen the development of MTM’s production system, quality department, and hiring and training for 3000 production team members. Outside of her direct responsibilities, Janette supports diversity and inclusion initiatives as a strong advocate/advisor for women, young professionals and Latino/Hispanic communities. As an advocate for women in manufacturing, Janette’s efforts have garnered national attention. She is also a recipient of the Manufacturing Institute’s STEP award as well as Diversity Journal’s Women Worth Watching Award.

Herminio Hernandez

Head of Human Resources for Performance Chemicals, North America at BASF
Herminio Hernandez has a background in Naval Propulsion Engineering, serving onboard Submarines as a Machinist Mate, operating and maintaining various auxiliary & life support systems, oxygen generators, hydraulic systems, ventilation systems and other. He also worked as a power generation plant operator for ConEdison.

Herminio has led learning & development, talent acquisition, and organizational development departments over the cross of his career. Herminio earned an Executive MBA from Kennesaw State University.

Bill Good

Vice President, Supply Chain at GE Appliances
In his role, Bill Good is responsible for managing all GEA factories and leading the company’s entire Supply Chain network through its Lean transformation. Under Bill’s leadership, his team has developed GEA factories into world-class industry leaders in operational excellence, differentiated quality, advanced manufacturing and expertise, and technical and operational talent development. Bill also currently serves on the board of directors for Women in Manufacturing (WiM)

 

We can't wait to see you there!
Adel Young
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Adel Young Systems & Process Engineer Outokumpu Stainless USA
Allison Ruffing
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Allison Ruffing Production Manager BASF
Amanda Salazar
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Amanda Salazar Director of Member Engagement Manufacture Alabama
Amanda Shannon
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Amanda Shannon Purchasing Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Angela Sams
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Angela Sams Production Control Manager Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Ashley Morris
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Ashley Morris Production Manager BASF
Aurora Perez
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Aurora Perez Sourcing Aurora Perez
Bethany Fogle
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Bethany Fogle Overseas Parts Ordering Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Bill Good
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Bill Good Vice President, Supply Chain GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Bonnie Jenkins
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Bonnie Jenkins Senior Mgr - Plant EHS GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Brittany Dadkhah
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Brittany Dadkhah Assembly Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Brooke Dolbare
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Brooke Dolbare Communication and Corp Responsibility Manager AM/NS Calvert
Bunni Wheeler
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Bunni Wheeler Specialist – Budget Forecast Lead Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Casey Allen
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Casey Allen Environmental Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Catherine Werner
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Catherine Werner Environmental, Health & Safety Director GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Catrina Royce
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Catrina Royce Team leader Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Charli Matthews
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Charli Matthews CEO Empowering Brands
Charolette McNeese
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Charolette McNeese Lean Site Manager GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Cheryl Farr
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Cheryl Farr Director - Manufacturing Operations GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Coral Huffmaster
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Coral Huffmaster Project Engineer Polaris Inc
Danielle Schneider
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Danielle Schneider Applications Engineer Pridgeon & Clay, Inc.
Deborah Morse
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Deborah Morse Manager, Corporate Environmental, Health, & Safety GAF
Emily Hambrick
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Emily Hambrick Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Felicia Murrill
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Felicia Murrill WW Manufacturing Controller Corning
Gina Buendia-Cruz
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Gina Buendia-Cruz GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Gwen Gilliland
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Gwen Gilliland SR MATERIAL SPECIALIST GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Hannah Hannon
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Hannah Hannon EHS Senior Manager-Appliance Park GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Heather Hampton
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Heather Hampton Communications Specialist GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Heidi Knapper
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Heidi Knapper General Stores Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Jaekeia Flakes
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Jaekeia Flakes Senior Factory Information Systems Analyst GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Janette Hostettler
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Janette Hostettler Vice President Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Jennifer Rivara
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Jennifer Rivara Production Assistant Manager Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Joe Willett
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Joe Willett HR People Consultant BASF Corporation
Joy Newton
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Joy Newton Materials Financial Analyst GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Joyce Edwards
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Joyce Edwards Production Control Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Julia Pegis
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Julia Pegis Marketing Communications Specialist Polaris Inc
Julie Orlando
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Julie Orlando Chief Product Officer Nanotronics
Justina Thwing
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Justina Thwing Manufacturing Development Group Leader Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Huntsville, AL
Kaleigh Fleming
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Kaleigh Fleming Safety Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Kay Henderson
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Kay Henderson Executive Assistant GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Kayla Corbett
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Kayla Corbett Quality Engineer Briggs and Stratton
Kim Lewis
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Kim Lewis CEO PROJECTXYZ, INC
Kim Ogle
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Kim Ogle Corporate Communications Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Huntsville, AL
Kimberlie Watson
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Kimberlie Watson Body Weld Group Leader Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Kris Johnson
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Kris Johnson Occupational Health Manager GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Kristen Penny
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Kristen Penny Commodity Sourcing Senior Manager- Fleet & Telecom GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Lashaunda Holly
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Lashaunda Holly Communications & Workforce Development Manager BASF
Leilani Young
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Leilani Young Field quailty engineer GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Linda DiBias
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Linda DiBias Head of Marcom Weiss-Aug
Linda Peddle
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Linda Peddle Business Development Officer RSM US LLP
Lisa Skidmore
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Lisa Skidmore Sr. Director of Advanced Quality Engineering GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Lisa Sullivan
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Lisa Sullivan Manager Assembly Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Huntsville, AL
Lisa Terry
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Lisa Terry Sr. Manager, HR Client Support GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Maria Manriquez
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Maria Manriquez Quality Engineer Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Marsha Cantrell
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Marsha Cantrell Senior Analyst Project Lead Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Huntsville, AL
Mary Worboys-Turner
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Mary Worboys-Turner Principal Worboys-Turner LLC
Michelle White
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Michelle White Manager Quality Inspection Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Pam Werstler
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Pam Werstler Director of Human Resources National Packaging Co., Inc.
Rachel Good
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Rachel Good Human Resources Business Partner NGC
Rasha Collins
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Rasha Collins Quality Receiving Inspection Group Lead Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Rhonda Kennedy
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Rhonda Kennedy Master Scheduler Orchid Orthopedic Solutions
Robin Ricks
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Robin Ricks Director Manufacture Alabama
Robin Trickett
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Robin Trickett Treasurer and Assistant General Manager Union Machine Company, Inc.
Roxana Martinez
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Roxana Martinez Senior Manager, Supplier Quality GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Sara Story
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Sara Story Executive Director, Plant Management GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Sarah Beard
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Sarah Beard Group Leader Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Sarah Potter
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Sarah Potter Chief Compliance Officer Star Industrial Services
shaquandira bledsoe
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shaquandira bledsoe Team Leader Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Shateka Montague
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Shateka Montague Assistant Manager Accounting & Finance Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Sheri Harshaw Sturkie
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Sheri Harshaw Sturkie Quality Manager N/A
Sherri Willingham
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Sherri Willingham Process Safety Specialist GE Appliances, A Haier Company
Sherry Temple
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Sherry Temple Quality Engineering Assistant Manager Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Stephanie Leddon
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Stephanie Leddon Chief Executive Officer J&L Enterprise
Stephanie Smith
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Stephanie Smith Engineering Assistant Manager Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Sue BRuin
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Sue BRuin Consultant / D+I Site Leader Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Georgetown, KY
Sydney Whetstone
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Sydney Whetstone Safety Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Tammy Moore Quarles
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Tammy Moore Quarles Group Leader Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Tara MacNair
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Tara MacNair Executive partner Na
Tina Wiggins
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Tina Wiggins Quality Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Tiorys Aristy
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Tiorys Aristy Tax Manager ITT Inc.
Traci Welp
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Traci Welp Ordering & Logistics Systems Specialist Mazda Toyota Manufacturing
Venice Baldwin-Hyter
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Venice Baldwin-Hyter Production Team Member Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Huntsville, AL
77 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Angela Sams
Angela Sams
Project Management Professional (PMP) Production Control Manager Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (859)312-8729
Corporate Professional

Agenda

  • Welcome!
  • Panelist introductions
  • Panelist Q&A with moderator
  • Closing comments

Thank you to our sponsor!