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15 advanced manufacturing, logistics professionals selected for GLI’s AML Fellows

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Greater Louisville Inc. launched the second cohort of its Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics (AML) Fellows program with 15 participants yesterday. The program is for rising leaders looking to grow their skillset in the rapidly advancing industry.

2024 AML Fellows include:

  • Justin Cary, Director of Sales and Growth, Equipment Depot
  • Joseph Culleeney, Plant Manager, Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Earl Daniels, Customer Experience Manager, HJI Supply Chain Solutions
  • Mustapha Debbabi, Materials & Logistics Manager, American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
  • Becky Faith, Director of Business Development, FocustApps
  • Cole Fisher, Director – Sales & Business Development, KCC Heating & Cooling/KCC Manufacturing
  • Heather Ford, Director of Finance, UPS
  • Tyrone Frazier, Director, AP5 Manufacturing Support Operations, GE Appliances, a Haier Company
  • David Jolley, Vice President of Sales, Green River Waste, Inc
  • Erika Kuhn, Sr. Director of Aircraft Technical Operations, UPS
  • Melissa Marvel, President & CEO, Zoom Group
  • Jeff McNeill, Director of Operations, Air Hydro Power, Inc.
  • Lisa Morris, Account Executive, Kelly Services
  • Carlos Patton, Owner, CAP Trucking LLC
  • Brandon Young, CEO/Founder, Pascal Tags

“Advanced manufacturing and logistics are our region’s fastest-growing industries. GLI’s AML Fellows program was created to enhance our competitive advantages for growth in this sector by making our region a top destination for AML talent and building a strong ecosystem,” said Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, president and CEO, GLI. “I’m looking forward to seeing what this cohort accomplishes and how they continue to drive innovation in the industry throughout their careers.”

The 10-month program will cover an array of topics and niche areas related to the industry including added value agriculture, automation, e-commerce, electric vehicles, automation, and more. The cohort will meet for monthly sessions and participants will be exposed to a variety of topics and speakers centered around advanced manufacturing and logistics.

The first session was hosted at GLI’s office and included presentations from the University of Louisville’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers. Each session also offers opportunities for networking among the cohort and with industry leaders.