Kim Humphrey

Kim Humphrey is President/CEO of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME).  Kim has over 20 years of leadership  experience with international companies including Huntington Ingalls/Newport News Shipbuilding where she was responsible for leading strategic initiatives, forcasting demand and supplier development. Her diverse background includes quality management, logistics and operations management, continuous improvement, and process excellence. 

Kim serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Senate Productivity and Quality Award (SPQA) and leads the Discovery Program. She also serves on the Virginia One’s to Watch Program as a mentor.  She is a Baldrige National Quality Award Board Examiner and a Board Member of the Future of Hampton Roads (FHR). She has extensive experience in the business community. She is a Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute graduate and previously served as the President of the Chamber of Commerce LVP (Leadership Virginia Peninsula) organization. Kim also held the position of President of the Hampton Roads Chapter of APICS. 

Kim serves as a Grievance Panel Member, appointed by the City of Hampton Virginia. She also is a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator, mentor, and trainer. 

Kim attended Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Nazareth College.