I’m pleased to welcome Teresa into this exceptional group of professional women. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2015
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Teresa L. Smalley as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in microbiology manufacturing. With more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.
“I’m pleased to welcome Teresa into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”
Ms. Smalley is a successful Microbiology Manufacturing Manager at Neogen, an international food and animal safety company based in Lansing, MI. Founded in 1982, the company provides test kits and relevant products to detect dangerous substances in
“In my role as Microbiology Manufacturing Manager, I specialize in leadership for production, manufacturing, problem solving, administration and working with quality control,” said Ms. Smalley.
Ms. Smalley is responsible for the overall management and outcomes of activities related to packaging, labeling, mechanical and other manufacturing processes. She successfully troubleshoots product line quality problems, monitors equipment and oversees maintenance while ensuring her staff is up-to-date in training requirements. Ms. Smalley also effectively executes the challenging task of developing and implementing annual departmental budgets, staffing, capital and operating expenses.
Outside of her career at Neogen, Ms. Smalley participates in many activities that enrich her civic connections to the community. She is devoted to neighborhood outreach through her local church, Northridge Church Plymouth, and an avid supporter of charitable organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and local soup kitchens.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.