Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Jason Semovoski, Chairman
Rockwell Automation
Strategic Sourcing Manager
Ron Harper, Board Past Chairman
Cogent Power, Inc.
William Fierle, Board Treasurer
Conax Technologies
Chief Operating Officer
Wayne Pitchford, Board Secretary
Neptune Technology Group
Vice President, Operations
George Saiz, AME President and CEO

Voting Regional Presidents

Richard Evans
JR Lean
President, Canada Region
Melissa Kaufman
Crown Equipment Corporation
President, Great Lakes Region
Bret Orr
President, North Central Region
Bob Dempsey, Jr.
S & C Electric Company
President, Midwestern Region


Marc Braun, Director-at-Large
Cambridge Engineering, Inc.
Greg Bruns, Director-at-Large
Crown Equipment Corporation
Director Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Leif Kristensen, Director-at-Large
LGKristensen Financial Consulting Services
Dick Ryan, Director-at-Large
Lean Journey Leader
Manno Siméus, Director-at-Large
IPC Technical Services, LLC.
Vice President, Operations
Jenny Snow-Boscolo, Director-at-Large
Genie, A Terex Brand
Sr. Director Customer Support & Business Planning

AME’s North American Board consists of a trusted network of individuals who volunteer their time and industry expertise to ensure that AME fulfills its mission to inspire a commitment to enterprise excellence through shared learning and access to best practices. If you are interested in contacting the AME Board of Directors, please email