Keynote Speaker
Ashleigh Walters

Leading with grit and grace

Organizational culture change
Wednesday, Oct. 20 Location Code
4:00pm-4:30pm Virtual WK/05

Times listed in EDT.

About Ashleigh Walters

Ashleigh Walters is the president of Onex, an employee-owned business operating for over 50 years in Erie, Penn. Onex designs, services and manufactures high-temperature industrial furnaces. When Walters assumed the general manager role in 2013, the company had lost sight of its mission and family-centric core values. Today, Onex’s mission is "Make things better: empowered employees, happy clients, thriving communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Auburn University. She is chairman of the board of directions for Northwest Industrial Resource Center (a Manufacturing Extension Partnership). Walters is the author of "Leading with Grit and Grace: A Journey of Organizational Culture Change." She regularly shares her story with other leaders, encouraging them to make things better by improving processes and creating a people-centric organizational culture.