Industrial Louvers Inc. (ILI) announces the appointment of Julie Amundson as director of operations. She will support advancement of the company, continual improvement and day-to-day operations.

Julie Amundson

Throughout her 24-year career, Amundson has driven continuous improvement through energetic, motivational and consistent leadership. Prior to joining ILI, Amundson served as director of operations at Convers, Ga.-based Hillphoenix. She also held the position of vice president/general manager for the Chillers Business Unit at Daikin Applied in Plymouth, Minn. Earlier, Amundson was senior pharmacy director at Express Scripts, based in St. Louis; general manager at Ingersoll Rand Inc. and Trane, headquartered in Swords, Co. Dublin; plant manager at Parker Hannifin, Cleveland, Ohio; and business unit manager at TRW in Tennessee. 

“We are very excited that Julie has joined our team,” says Jo Reinhardt, CEO of ILI, “Julie has amazing energy and a strong history of leveraging teams’ talents to drive improvement in safety, quality and productivity. Julie is exactly the kind of leader that we need to help us with the challenges of rapid growth.” 

Amundson holds a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Business Management, Production Operations Management from Tennessee Technological University. She has also shared her leadership talents in a wide range of roles for nonprofit organizations including the American Heart Association, Junior Achievement, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and others.