2021_10 ASQ Automotive Division Webinar - ASQ and ASQE’s Connected Journey Presenters: Ann Jordan and Jim Templin
Join Ann Jordan, the CEO of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and Jim Templin, the CEO of ASQExcellence (ASQE) to learn firsthand how the two societies are embarking on a journey to inspire excellence in order to meet the evolving needs of the global quality community. You’ll also hear more about ASQE’s recently published “Insights on Excellence Automotive Industry Report”, which includes insights from the 2021 Chair Elect of the ASQ Automotive Division, Lou Ann Lathrop. Ann and Jim will be available to answer questions from attendees.
Bio – Ann Jordan, CEO, ASQ:
Ann Jordan joined the American Society for Quality (ASQ) in 2017 and was named CEO in January 2021. Ann’s expertise in the intricacies of association management and need for quality governance in a not-for-profit organization has helped ASQ evolve and adapt to the unprecedented challenges facing organizations in today’s world.
Prior to joining ASQ, Jordan held leadership roles and global responsibilities in diverse industry areas committed to quality systems and improvement, including original equipment manufacturers (OEM), maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) and insurance and risk management solutions. She began her career as a practicing lawyer.
Jordan holds a J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law and B.A. in Political Science and Psychology. She lives with her family in the Historic Third Ward neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wis.
Bio – Jim Templin, CEO, ASQExcellence
Jim Templin was named as the Chief Executive Officer of ASQExcellence when the organization was founded in 2020. In this role, Jim oversees the development, deployment and delivery of the Certification and Organizational Membership offerings for ASQE. Jim brings over 40 years of business and association experience to this role, including over 15 years as the founder and owner of a global consulting firm focused on business-to-business strategic planning, sales, marketing and business intelligence.
Jim joined ASQ in 2016 as the Director of Membership and served in various roles over the next four years including Executive Director of the Individual Membership Solutions business unit, as well as Interim CEO for ASQ. Templin graduated with an Engineering degree from the University of Illinois in 1980.
ASQExcellence (ASQE) was founded in January 2020 as a trade association whose mission is to set the standard for quality-driven offerings and insights worldwide, inspiring the organizations it serves to achieve excellence. ASQE provides expertise, insights, thought leadership, networks and resources to a global membership of organizations and their affiliated individuals representing a wide range of industries and cultures.
ASQE is a registered trademark of ASQ, which was founded in 1946. Both are headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA. ASQ and ASQE complement and enhance each other by providing member value for both individuals and organizations.