Nominations

2015

Billy Allen

Alpharetta

Nearly 20 years ago, after proudly serving as a member of the United States Army, Billy returned to his home state of Tennessee and secured employment with Olin Corporation. He started in an entry-level position as an Operations Technician. Read more

 

Levi Bailey

Levi Bailey

Perry

Levi is a third generation manufacturing employee. Read more

Khatera Ballard, Wes Jones, and Jackson Smith

Khatera Ballard, Wes Jones, & Jackson Smith

Atlanta

Khatera, Wes, and Jackson were named the December 2015 Faces of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read their story.

Kellie Ballew

Kellie Ballew

Dalton

Manufacturing has always been an important part of Kellie’s life. Read more

Bob Barthelemy

Bob Barthelemy

Macon

Bob started work at Numerical Engineering Machine Comany, at the age of 16. Read more

Rhonda Beasley

Rhonda Beasley

Lafayette

Rhonda was named the January 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read her story.

Roy Bowen

Roy Bowen

Atlanta

As President of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers, Roy is an advocate. Read more

Scott Brannan

Scott Brannan

Kennesaw

In 1989, Scott was offered the position of Production Manager at Automated Logic. Read more

Lee Bryan

Pendergrass

Since October 2006, Lee has been President of TenCate Geosynthetics North America. He oversees three plants, located in Pendergrass, Cornelia, and Commerce, that develop, manufacture, and provide innovative industrial textiles to Georgia and throughout the world. Read more

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll

Valdosta

Tom’s great grandfather, Walter, started Sunset Farm Foods in 1918. Read more

Brian Cooksey

Brian Cooksey

Dalton

Brian was named the June 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

George Corbin

George Corbin

Alpharetta

Dr. Corbin has a continual focus on growing the business of polymers in Georgia. Read more

Freddy Davis

Freddy Davis

Macon

Freddy Davis started working in manufacturing 38 years ago. Read more

Steve Davison

Steve Davison

Warner Robins

Steve had entrepreneurial ambitions from an early age. Read more

Michael DeFranks

Michael DeFranks

Norcross

Michael is committed to creating innovative products. Read more

Ken Gall and Kurt Jacobus

Ken Gall & Kurt Jacobus

Atlanta

Ken & Kurt were named the March 2015 Faces of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read their story.

Scott Garnett

Scott Garnett

Atlanta

Scott learned the basics of screen printing in his 9th grade art class in 1994. Read more

Randall Harper

Randell Harper

Franklin

Randell was named the July 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Rudi Herbst

Rudi Herbst

Lawrenceville

Rudi moved to the United States from Germany 15 years ago to work as an engineer. Read more

Stephen Hilliard

Stephen Hilliard

Pooler

Stephen was named one of the November 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Clint Jordan

Clint Jordan

Macon

As a young man, Clint wanted to know how things worked. Read more

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Ashley Jordan

Toccoa

Ashley was named the August 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read her story.

James Lakeman

James Lakeman

Greensboro

James started all over again after the 2008 financial crisis. Read more

Chris Lucas

Chris Lucas

Pooler

Chris was named one of the November 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Sarman Mapchhan

Sarman Mapchhan

Norcross

As a child, Sarman fled with his parents from their home country of Bhutan to neighboring Nepal due to a civil war and religious persecution. Read more

Clarence Marion

Clarence Marion

Buford

After retiring from 20 years of service in the U.S. Navy, Clarence had a difficult time finding a job with a work environment that appealed to him. Read more

Deanna Mathis

Deanna Mathis

Dalton

Growing up in a town known as, “The Carpet Capital of the World,” Deanna always knew that manufacturing, was important to her community. Read more

Sam MayhanSam Mayhan

Norcross

After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Sam returned home to work for the company that made the guidance systems that he had used in the military. Read more

Terry Merck

Terry Merck

Gainesville

In high school, Terry worked for a short time doing carpentry work with his father, but quickly realized he wanted a job with more stability. Read more

John MetzeJohn Metze

Valdosta

John served 24 years in the U.S. Air Force, holding several different positions including, Aircraft Armament Technician and Production Supervisor. Read more

Layne Myers

Layne Myers

Macon

Dr. Layne Myers has spent most of his career working to improve the medical care of individuals in working in industrial settings. Read more

Leon Osborne

Leon Osborne

Toccoa

Born an entrepreneur, Leon worked during middle and high school doing home repairs, lawn maintenance, and other odd jobs around his community. Read more

Chris Parsons

Chris Parsons

Hiram

After 20 years in sales of sheet metal and machined parts, Chris was approached by one of his customers with the opportunity to take over the management of the shop. Read more

Rex Reid

Rex Reid

Marietta

When Rex was in the U.S. Air Force he worked on C130, C141, and C5 planes that were designed and manufactured in his home state of Georgia. Read more

David Repp

David Repp

Calhoun

As Chairman of the Board for the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce and an employee of Mohawk Industries, David works hard to promote change in his industry and community. Read more

Michelle Rhoades

Michelle Rhoades

Perry

After doing direct sales for a bath and body products company for 3 years, Michelle decided to begin making her own products and founded Mossy Creek Soap Studio in 2009. Read more

Franco Rossi

Franco Rossi

Cartersville

Born in Milan, Italy, Franco Rossi grew up surrounded by some of the most prominent apparel manufacturers in the world. Read more

Steven Shaw

Steven Shaw

Newnan

Steven was named the February 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Tammie Siracusa

Tammie Siracusa

Norcross

Tammie joined RockTenn right out of college as an accountant, but quickly became interested in the operations side of the business. Read more

Reggie Thompson

Eldridge Thompson

Norcross

Eldridge grew up watching both of his parents have successful careers in manufacturing. Read more

Wehrner Washington

Werhner Washington

Albany

Werhner was named the May 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Jamie Weatherford

Jamie Weatherford

Macon

Jamie was named the April 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Linda Williams

Linda Williams

Atlanta

Linda was named the October 2015 Faces of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read her story.

Bryan Wilmoth

Nathan Wilmoth

Peachtree City

Nathan was named the September 2015 Face of Manufacturing! Click HERE to read his story.

Georgia Manufacturing Numbers
53
Total Manufacturing Output
365
People Employed
10
Manufacturers

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