(USA) Southeastern

The Southeastern Region includes the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the territory of Puerto Rico. AME’s regional boards are made up of dedicated and passionate volunteers who contribute their time and expertise to help local companies improve their competitiveness and overall success through shared learning and access to best practices.


Chrystal York
Immediate Past President, Southeast Region
April Schmidt
President, Southeast Region
TWI Institute
Mike Burns
Vice President, Southeast Region
McKee Foods
Jerry Pfister
Vice President, Consortia
Lochinvar/AO Smith (retired)
Paul Todd
Vice President, Programs
Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute


Joe Barto
Training Modernization Group
Tom Barto
Training Modernization Group
Jason Black
Hank Czarnecki
Alabama Technology Network
Wesley Farris
Power Partners, Inc.
Kim Humphrey
President & CEO
Steve Ebbing
The Ebbing Group, LLC
Art Hau
Taino Consulting
Bill Iacovelli
NC State Industry Expansion Services
Tim Jenkins
Tyler Kidd
Lynne Johnson
Glenn Marshall
Jared Norflis
Financial Aid Services
James Price
Just-in-Time Enterprise Institute
Eugene Saunders
Newport News Shipbuilding
Director of Structural Fabrication and Assembly