Marine Industry Women Win Manufacturing Award


This year, four women from the marine industry were honored with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards, which are determined by the Manufacturing Institute, were created to recognize women in the manufacturing industry who have exhibited excellent leadership, whether they work on the factory floor or as CEO.

Of the 130 recipients honored this year, four are from the marine world. They include: Kris Carrol, president of Grady-White Boats; Jan Morton, supply chain vice president at Brunswick Boat Group; Katelyn Vara, project engineer at Mercury Marine; and Marcea Weiss, plant operation manager at Mercury Marine.

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