Board of Directors

Officers

Greg Williams, Chairman
Ron Harper, Vice Chairman/Chair-Elect
Cogent Power, Inc.
Jason Semovoski, Treasurer
Rockwell Automation
William Fierle, Board Secretary
Conax Technologies
Jerry Wright, Past Chairman
LEANwRIGHT, Inc.
President, Western Region
George Saiz, President and CEO
AME

Regional Presidents

Larry Anderson
ResourceSyncing
President - Southwestern Region, member of the AME Board of Directors (National),
Charlie Guild
DeltaTrue
President, Midwestern Region
Jeff Kopenitz
DVIRC
President, Mid Atlantic Region
Jim Orbik
Nautic Star, LLC
President, Great Lakes Region
Bret Orr
Perrigo
President, North Central Region, and member of the AME Board of Directors (National)
James Price
Just-in-Time Enterprise Institute
President, Southeast Region, and member of the AME Board of Directors (National)
Jon Tudor
True North Excellence
Managing Director
David Visco
The 5S Store, LLC
President, Northeast Region
Jerry Wright
LEANwRIGHT, Inc.
President, Western Region
Richard Evans
JR Lean

Directors-at-Large

Greg Bruns
Crown Equipment Corporation
President, Great Lakes Region
Marisa Game
Chatsworth Products Inc.
Leif Kristensen
LGKristensen
Wayne Pitchford
Neptune Technology Group
VP of Operations
Dick Ryan
Barry-Wehmiller

Management Team

Larry Anderson, Chair - Reg. Presidents' Council
ResourceSyncing
President - Southwestern Region, member of the AME Board of Directors (National),
Bill Baker, Target Editorial Board Chairman
Speed To Excellence
Michael Bremer, Awards & Certification
The Cumberland Group
Pam Bruggeman
AME
Director of Conferences and Events
Robert Burke, Conference Chair - San Diego 2018
Value Innovation Partners LTD
Patrick Carguello
AME
Director, International Operations
Dale Gehring, Consortia
ESCO Corporation
Kim Humphrey, Vice President of Alliances
Newport News Shipbuilding
Cheryl Jekiel, Boston Conference Chair & Corporate Accounts
Lean Leadership Center, Inc.
Darlene King
AME
Director, Administrative Services
Glenn Marshall, Sponsorships
Burgess Oliver, Champions Club Chair
AME
Director of Champions Club
George Saiz, AME President and CEO
AME
Ellen Sieminski, Vice President of Volunteer Support
Littelfuse, Inc.
Maria Elena Stopher, People Centric Leadership
Ultimate Lean Inc.
Jodi Talley
AME
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Ryan Mecham
AME
Director of Consortia
Vice President of Programming - OPEN

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.