Three Shaw Employees Recognized with STEP Ahead Awards
Dalton, GA, March 1, 2018-The Manufacturing Institute will award three Shaw employees with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award: Lisa Buice, commercial human resources director; Annie Cowart, client contact center director; and Brooklyn Lynam, process engineer.
The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry.
Both Buice and Cowart are among the 100 recipients recognized as honorees, and Lynam is among the 30 emerging leaders chosen. Winners of this year’s award were selected from hundreds of applicants from manufacturers across the country, reflecting the diversity of manufacturing sectors and positions.
Buice is honored for her vision in creating the company’s first associate resource groups; Cowart is honored due to her work establishing an innovative road to success for Shaw’s inside sales team; Lynam is honored for her use of Shaw’s MakerSpace to solve issues in the manufacturing process and pioneering an automated system of pod testing. Each is recognized for her demonstrated leadership within Shaw.
On April 10, The Manufacturing Institute will recognize the 130 STEP Ahead Award honorees at a reception in Washington, D.C. The program will highlight each honoree’s story, including her leadership and accomplishments in manufacturing.
Since the inception of the STEP Ahead Awards, 12 Shaw associates have been recognized through the program.