Continuous Improvement & Quality Assurance Manager
Parametric Solutions, Inc.
West Palm Beach, Florida
A quality-minded leader, Ally Elias has built a career facilitating business excellence and operational improvements. She regularly utilizes being detail-oriented to her advantage, collaborating with colleagues to identify and implement organization-wide solutions. With more than 14 years’ management experience, Ally understands how each part of an operation functions and appreciates seeing the ‘big picture’ with strategic initiatives.
Before process implementation, Ally envisions organization reinventions across the array of service offerings. Within implementation of any process, she includes safeguarding measures, to ensure the organization and its people are positioned for sustainable growth far into the future.
Early experiences illuminated the value of being a charismatic communicator who can lead by influence, rather than authority, and Ally carries these lessons forward as a dynamic Quality Assurance professional. Harnessing the creativity and innovation of the subject matter experts, Ally has pioneered advanced business and manufacturing processes that thrust organizations to experience productivity and quality gains, cycle time and inventory reductions, and record-breaking customer satisfaction rates.
At the heart of each process re-engineering effort is the goal of revealing the strengths and skills of associates at every level, and Ally takes pride in mentoring others, and improving the organizational health, system and overall environment.
Ally’s post-graduate education was comprised of project and process management work that laid a solid foundation for her to earn a Master of Business Administration focused in Strategy and Operations Management in Cleveland, Ohio. Concurrently with earning an MBA, Ally worked to achieve the Six Sigma Black Belt certification, and later, gained even deeper expertise with a Lean Enterprise Management Certification from the Lean Enterprise Institute in Hartford, Connecticut.
Ally is currently with an Aerospace Engineering firm in Jupiter, Florida, and her hobbies include teaching fitness classes, playing golf, traveling and boating.
Tuesday, May 21
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM