Allison Grealis is founder and president of the Women in Manufacturing® Association (WiM), a national trade association focused on supporting, promoting and inspiring women in the manufacturing sector. She also is president of the WiM Education Foundation, the 501(c)(3) arm of WiM, which provides effective and affordable educational opportunities for women in manufacturing.
From 2001 until March 2020, Grealis also served as vice president of association services for the Precision Metalforming Association.
Grealis is a frequent speaker at industry events and is regularly featured on industry podcasts and in the media. She was recognized as one of 2018 Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Women of Note, which celebrates women for their outstanding leadership in the community.
Grealis earned her Bachelor of Arts in English with a certificate in Women’s Studies from Ohio University and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Akron.
Strategic Programs Director Global Supply Chain Quality & Reliability
Julianne Youngblood is the Strategic Program Director for Global Supply Chain Quality & Reliability at Intel Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for leading strategic programs including automation, supplier quality and traceability initiatives. Youngblood also plays a key role in corporate and divisional diversity and inclusion programs including inclusive language, understanding bias, and emotional intelligence.
Prior to this role, she was the Director of Strategic Programs in the Silicon Engineering Group, where she led the organization responsible for driving execution reviews of key programs, quality program management, and the learning & development activities.
Youngblood joined Intel in 1997 as a senior environmental engineer. She has held numerous leadership positions including Senior Operations Program Manager for Supply Chain Transformation, Quality Director for Manufacturing and Validation Engineering, Director, Strategic Technical Programs for the Windows OS Division, and the Director of Global Business Operations for the Software & Services Group. In addition, she previously spent 8 years in Corporate Quality Network as a Quality Systems Account Manager.
Youngblood has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, a master’s in organizational management, and completed her doctoral studies in Business Administration. In addition, she is a Transformational Leadership Coach and Spot Coach Practitioner.