“Custom metal fabrication, Kaolin production & Leadership”
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Holly Gotfredson serves as President of American Metalcraft, Inc. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in Art History, spending the first part of her career in the creative world – working at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and then moving onto a marketing and advertising professional path for the next decade. Holly entered the world of manufacturing and was amazed at the artistry and effort that goes into each piece, each project. She says “I feel like this gives me a unique perspective in merging the architect’s vision for a project with the nuts and bolts of bringing it into production.” Holly purchased American Metalcraft, Inc. from her family in 2017 and says she is honored to carry on the legacy that her father in law started in 1986.
American Metalcraft’s rain screen and metal panel systems, custom sunshades, infill, perforated and shadowbox panels, brake metal and column covers grace local landscapes such as Buckhead Atlanta, 14th Street Bridge, The SunTrust Building, 55 Allen Plaza, The Pleasant Hill Bridge – as well as the national landscapes such as the Newseum in DC, The National Marine Corp Museum in Quantico, Virginia, The Research Center at the University of Idaho and the Fort Bliss Hospital in El Paso, Texas – just to name a few. With AMI’s thirty–three years of experience and work nationwide, clients trust American Metalcraft and Holly is honored to be part of its story.
Holly hastwo daughters- her oldest was adopted from Latvia at 13 – she’s now 24, just completed five years in the military as a MPO and is now serving in the National Guard. Her youngest is a competitive swimmer and artist. When she’s not working she loves spending time with her family, playing and composing music and traveling. Connect with Holly Gotfredson on LinkedIn and learn more about American Metalcraft, Inc here: http://americanmetalcraft.com/
Jason Maxwell is the Vice President of Operations at KaMin LLC. Maxwell joined KaMin LLC (formerly J.M. Huber Corporation) in 2003, and has served in a variety of roles including Plant and Product Manager. Mr. Maxwell has over 20 years of industry experience and has previously held manufacturing management and engineering positions at Owens Corning Fiberglass, Alcatel and Transitions Optical.
He also currently serves on a number of boards ranging from the FAMU/FSU Engineering Advisory Board, FAMU/FSU College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Mining Foundation, and Georgia Mining Association.
Mr. Maxwell earned his M.B.A. from Georgia College and State University in 2009 and his B.S. in chemical engineering from Florida State University in 1999. Connect with Jason Maxwell on LinkedIn and learn more about KaMin LLC here: https://www.kaminllc.com
Jason Moss is Founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA). The organization is the fastest growing community of industry professionals in the state. Since 2008, GMA has provided the premier platform for manufacturing leaders to form strategic alliances, share best business practices, and make profitable business connections.
GMA now has six chapters across the state that are facilitated by volunteer chapter directors. The organization’s staff and Chapter Directors work together to identify quality manufacturers, coordinate plant tours, and provide educational workshops in their regions.
Each month GMA provides at least 5 plant tours where others can learn best business practices from their peers.Connect with Jason Moss on LinkedIn and learn more about the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance here: https://www.georgiamanufacturingalliance.com/
Scott W. Luton is the founder of Supply Chain Now Radio and also serves as Managing Partner for TalentStream. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine.
Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta, was recently named a 2019 Pro to Know in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Executive. He served on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee and currently serves as Chair of the 2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards Planning Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential.
As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott also volunteers on the Business Pillar for VETLANTA, and maintains active membership in the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance & CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton. Learn more about TalentStream, a leading recruiting & staffing firm that helps companies find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space, by visiting their website here: www.talentstreamstaffing.com
Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode
APICS Atlanta CSCP and CLTD Boot Camps at Georgia Tech: click here
Veteran Scholarship Opportunity for SCM Certifications: click here
2019 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards: https://youtu.be/z8QCs8lgyMM?t=1
eCommerce Operations Summit: https://www.operationssummit.com/
MRO Americas: https://mroamericas.aviationweek.com/en/home.html
Velocity 2019 Conference: https://velocity-conference.com/
AME Atlanta 2019 Lean Summit: https://www.ame.org/ame-atlanta-2019-lean-summit
Transparency 2019: https://www.freightwaves.com/transparency19
EFT 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: click here
Gartner Supply Chain Leadership Conference in Phoenix: https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/supply-chain-us