Annette is the Director of the Kentucky Center of Excellence in Automotive Manufacturing (KCEAM) for the Kentucky Community & Technical College System. She also serves as the Principal Investigator for the Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative, an NSF-funded project that includes GM, Toyota, Ford, Chrysler, BMW, related suppliers, and 20 colleges in 12 states.
Prior to her current position, Annette was Department Chair for Manufacturing Engineering Technologies at Lansing Community College (LCC) in Michigan. In this role, Annette was part of the planning team that designed and implemented a 270,000 square foot, $48 million, manufacturing training center for LCC. Annette’s background also includes 15 years of experience in the automotive industry, holding leadership positions at both General Motors and Wohlert Corporation.
Annette holds a master’s degree in Career and Technical Education with a focus in administration.