Kim Humphrey is President/CEO of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (www.ame.org ). AME, founded in 1985, is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the exchange of knowledge in enterprise excellence.
Kim has over 30 years of leadership experience with international companies including Huntington Ingalls/Newport News Shipbuilding, where she was responsible for process excellence and supplier development. Her diverse background includes leadership roles in supply chain, quality systems, logistics and operations management, continuous improvement, and process excellence.
Kim is a member of the Commonwealth of Virginia Manufacturing Development Commission, appointed by Virginia Governor Youngkin. https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/news-releases/2024/january/name-1019802-en.html
Kim serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Senate Productivity and Quality Award (SPQA) and has served as an examiner and team lead. She also served on the Virginia One’s to Watch Program as a mentor. She is a Baldrige National Quality Award Board Examiner and serves on the New Horizons Educational Foundation Inc. (nhrec.org) Board of Directors. She is a Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute graduate.
She also is a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator and mentor. Kimberlee A. Humphrey (state.va.us)
Kim attended Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Nazareth College.