Group Manager, Energy and Sustainability
Randy Green leads the Energy and Sustainability team. He oversees the development, transfer, and adoption of energy and environmental best practices and innovations in industry and commercial buildings. In addition, he provides technical assistance, training, and assessment services to manufacturers,
Tim Israel directs the GaMEP and guides the program's efforts to advance Georgia manufacturing.
Expertise: Lean Manufacturing, Quality Management Systems, Supplier Development.
Education: M.S. and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech.
Caley Landau oversees the marketing and outreach efforts for the GaMEP.
Expertise: Marketing Strategy, Project Management, Event Coordination, Content Development, Email Marketing.
Education: B.S. in Business Administration and Mass Communication from the University of Florida.
Manager, New Program Development
Damon Nix provides systematic leadership to support a sustainable life cycle for grants & awards – including identifying and evaluating new opportunities, proposal development, and the curation of grant management resources. Additionally, he provides guidance in strategic planning, new program
As Associate Director, Don Pital oversees the development and implementation of operational processes and strategy for the GaMEP. He helps secure and manage funding and leads internal process improvement efforts to allow the GaMEP team to meet client needs and
Group Manager, Strategy, Leadership, and Technology
Mike Stonecipher leads the Strategy and Leadership Development team. He specializes in strategic planning, leadership development, and managing projects that will enable top-line growth and deliver bottom-line results through process innovation, team development, and lean implementation. He also connects automotive
Group Manager, Marketing
Katie Takacs manages the marketing services program for GaMEP, which helps small and mid-size manufacturers with their strategic marketing efforts. In addition, she oversees the marketing and outreach efforts of the Industry Services programs within the Enterprise Innovation Institute.
Group Manager, Operational Excellence
Paul Todd leads the Operational Excellence team. In addition, he assists companies with the application of lean principles, process improvement tools, and change management through workshops, kaizen events, and shop-floor coaching.
Expertise: Lean Manufacturing, Plant Management, Leadership Development, Culture Change, Problem
Regional Network Manager, West Georgia Region Manager
Derek Woodham helps companies in his region improve their operations while also connecting them to additional resources at GaMEP, Georgia Tech, and partner organizations.
Expertise: Lean Enterprise, Six Sigma, Plant Layout and Design, Innovation, Leadership Development, Problem Solving.
Education: MBA from LaGrange