Board of Directors

Executive Committee

William Fierle, Past Chair
Conax Technologies
Chief Operating Officer
Wayne Pitchford, Chair
Neptune Technology Group
Vice President, Operations
Marc Braun, Chair-Elect
Cambridge Engineering, Inc.
Jenny Snow-Boscolo, Treasurer
Genie, A Terex Brand
Sr. Director of Customer Support & Business Planning
Rich Fitzgerald, Secretary
SMTC Corporation
Chief Operations Officer

Voting Regional Presidents

Larry Anderson
Richard Evans
JR Lean
President, Canada Region
Melissa Kaufman
Crown Equipment Corporation


Brian Fields, Director-at-Large
Newport News Shipbuilding
VP of Business Transformation, CTO, CIO
Peggy Gulick, Director-at-Large
Kohler Co.
Director Smart Factory, Office & Automation
Robert Martichenko, Director-at-Large
Senior Vice President
Gregg Miner, Director-at-Large
Ellen Sieminski, Director-at-Large
Littelfuse, Inc.
Global Enterprise Lean Six Sigma Manager
Billy Taylor, Director-at-Large

AME’s 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