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FCA US Quality Engineer Earns 2019 Black Engineer of a Year Gerald Johnson Legacy Award

February 11, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

U.S. Black Engineer Information Technology repository awarded a 2019 Black Engineer of a Year (BEYA) Gerald Johnson Legacy Award to Tanya Foutch, Quality Engineering Supervisor, FCA US LLC.

Foutch joins a flourishing list of different FCA US leaders famous over a years for their technical achievements, government skills, care and village service.

Foutch perceived her endowment during a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Engineering Deans Power Breakfast on Feb 9 in Washington, D.C. This annual awards eventuality is attended by renowned HBCU engineers, deans and other distinguished leaders from industry, academia and a military. The breakfast was partial of BEYA’s 33rd Global Competitiveness Conference that took place Feb 7-9.

“I am really gratified Tanya perceived this prestigious endowment warranted by her ongoing joining to FCA US as an engineering personality and her passion for enchanting girl about a guarantee and career opportunities of a STEM fields,” pronounced Mark Champine, Head of Quality – North America, FCA – North America. “Tanya’s joining to a Company and to her village are an impulse to her colleagues and to me personally.”

Foutch was named Resident Engineering Supervisor during FCA US delivery plants in Kokomo and Tipton, Indiana, in 2016. In this role, she leads a organisation focused on identifying peculiarity issues for a Company’s stream and destiny portfolio of products.

Foutch graduated from a Illinois Institute of Technology in 1995 with a bachelor’s grade in automatic engineering. She warranted a master’s grade in business administration in 2000 from Anderson University in Indiana.

Foutch is an eager disciple of STEM preparation for girl in her village and actively engages and mentors immature women meddlesome in posterior careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Since 2017, Foutch has been a appetite and passion behind a successful annual STEM summer stay for girl in a Kokomo area.

“It is a extensive respect to accept approval for my accomplishments,” Foutch said. “I appreciate God for blessing me with a gifts, abilities and life lessons that have authorised me to be a assistance and an support to others. My family, friends and peers have been a critical partial of my expansion and success. It is my respect and shortcoming to share my life lessons with a village and a subsequent era of women leaders.”

U.S. Black Engineer Information Technology repository also respected Modern Day Technology Leaders during a conference, tangible as “bright, high-performing women and organisation moulding a destiny of engineering, science, and record who denote higher technical skills and care capability.”

The following FCA US employees warranted approval from BEYA as Modern Day Technology Leaders for 2019:                      

  • Mesgana Asmelash – ADAS Verification Validation Engineer, Product Development (Electrical Engineering)
  • BranDee Tatum – Maintenance Area Supervisor, Manufacturing (Trenton South Engine Plant)
  • Jasmine Tompkins – Value Optimization Lead, Product Development (Interior)

FCA US has a longstanding joining to recruiting different talent and ancillary STEM preparation initiatives for minorities, including ancillary organizations such as BEYA, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers and others.

The Company also supports several organizations that allege a careers of women in STEM professions, including Michigan Council of Women in Technology, a Society of Woman Engineers and Inforum’s AutomotiveNEXT.
About U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology Magazine
U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology repository provides news and information about black engineers, technologists and entrepreneurs, as good as information on programs such as a Black Engineer of a Year Awards and Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Gerald Johnson Legacy Award is named for a 2014 BEYA Career Achievement in Industry Award winner, Vice President of North America Manufacturing and Labor Relations, General Motors. 
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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