Bridget Ball

Director of Operations
Reline America LLC
Saltville, VA

Bridget has been with Reline America LLC for 13 years and has been deeply involved in all aspects of the operations. Bridget has a very accomplished education; she has her MBA and is a paralegal. This education has served the company very well over the years as they have grown from a startup company introducing a new technology to North America to now being an industry leader in their industry, employing 45-50 people.

Bridget collaborates with senior staff members to formulate long and short-range planning, policies, programs, and objectives for the company. She also develops and oversees manufacturing processes, from inventory control, scheduling and through to quality assurance per ISO standards. Bridget continues to pursue furthering education on her own time, she is currently enrolled in the Six Sigma Green & Black Belt training. This is another example of the motivated drive this outstanding woman has to succeed in our industry.

Bridget manages on-boarding of new employees; this gives her the opportunity to get to know each employee from date of hire. As the manager of the departments concerned with production and distribution of our products, Bridget routinely engages with these employees and has open dialogue creating the trust required by employees to communicate openly with her. Bridget knows each employee in the facility and genuinely cares for their well-being. Bridget has created a scale for the positions in the facility which promotes opportunity for growth for each employee and she emphasizes this with her “promote from within” strategy which has proven very effective with long-term staff. Several times a year she will also put on appreciation luncheons to show the appreciation she has for the hard work and dedication of the staff. The genuine care she shows to the staff creates a “family” environment.

Bridget is also a supporter of other women in manufacturing. Per her nominator, Tim Cook, “Bridget has hired and promoted numerous women to fill rolls within our facility which has greatly strengthened our company as a whole. Seeing the number of women increasing in our facility and the great job and drive they add to our company is a motivating factor for us all, this is all thanks to the motivated drive and leadership provided by Bridget.”



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