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July Lecture Series - Karen Norheim

Grit Matters: Manufacturing Cultural Transformation



Presenter will share her company’s journey through the reboot of their company culture and creation of their mantra – Grit Matters: Perseverance, Heart & Integrity.

She will talk about how to be the gardener for your organization and create a culture that will create productivity and thriving environment for current and future employees, including women & millennials.


Karen Norheim is Executive Vice President of American Crane & Equipment Corp, a leading manufacturer of Overhead Cranes & Hoists. As the 2nd generation coming into the leadership role for her family’s company, Karen sought to solidly the “Founder’s Legacy” while putting her own stamp on the company culture. She is also the founder and Chairperson of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of Women in Manufacturing as well as the Chairperson of the National Board of Women in Manufacturing. Karen also serves as the Vice President of the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA). 

Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 3:00 PM
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Gabriella C Rodriguez
AFE Lecture Series / Webinars
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