Barb joins the IMA with more than twenty years of business experience and a proven track record of success.  As a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Barb has focused on improving quality, increasing efficiencies, reducing costs, and improving productivity for business in many different industries.  Her experience in working for local colleges helped her develop relationships in the community while raising awareness of the capabilities the colleges offered to promote workforce development and economic growth.  Barb has now found her niche in manufacturing and is passionate about bringing the right resources to manufacturers to help their business grow. She is responsible for cultivating relationships in the northern half of Illinois.