Ronny is the Center Director of the ATN-Rainsville center at Northeast Alabama Community College. He has over 20 years experience in manufacturing industry, particularly in machining, stamping, welding, metalworking, and assembly operations. He has held positions in Quality Engineering and Management and has worked with the ATN for over 15 years. Ronny has assisted companies in implementing quality management systems (ISO 9001, TS 16949, AS9100, etc.) and process control programs such as Statistical Process Control and Design of Experiments. He has completed training as a Six Sigma Black Belt and holds certifications from the American Society of Quality as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA). Ronny has a Master of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Alabama.
Prior to joining ATN 16 years ago, Chris worked in engineering and supervision roles in manufacturing, both automotive and non-automotive, for 12 years. Specializing in both lean and quality, he is a NIST certified Lean Trainer and certified as a Lean Bronze Practitioner by SME and AME. Over the last 25 years, he has worked with many companies throughout the Southeast, engaging with them in implementing Quality, Environmental, and Safety Management Systems. He is also a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and Six-Sigma Green Belt by the American Society of Quality (ASQ). Chris has served as the team leader for the ATN Lean team and currently is co-lead for the CI Team. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.
MEP Program Coordinator
Jada joined ATN in 2006 and is pleased to work on the campus of Northeast. She has several years of banking and clerical experience and has a Bachelor's Degree in Management from Athens State University.