Prior to this role, Natasha worked in Procurement and supported the roll-out of technical tools and IT initiatives during her 17 years at Siemens. She has also been a co-chair of the Black Resource Group, a current member of the Disability & Inclusion Strategy Council and continues to support other Employee Resource Groups within Siemens USA. Natasha aligns her Supplier Diversity activities with the Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and collaborates with the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) team for Siemens USA. Natasha is a native of Toronto, Canada and has a Bachelor of Technology degree.
Prior to acquiring Summit, Mr. Walker co-founded and led Homestead Packaging Solutions, an innovative and award-winning packaging manufacturer.
Mr. Walker launched his career as a running back in the National Football League (NFL) where he played for seven consecutive seasons beginning and ending with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1990 and 1996 respectively. He also played for the San Francisco 49ers from 1991 to 1995 and was a member of the 1994 49ers Super Bowl XXIX championship team. Currently, Mr. Walker serves on the Board of Directors of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Gwinnett Technical College, the Georgia Small Business Center, and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
- Co-Chair Natasha Vialva-Haynes, Siemens
- Co-Chair Adam Walker, Summit Packaging Solutions
- N. Scott Phillips, Baltimore MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center
- Stephanie Vera, BMW
- Rafael Spears, Carbice Corporation
- Karen Murphy, Creative Mischief
- Bill Bernado, Ebco
- Megan Johnson, Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP)
- Anthony Jackson, Georgia MBDA Business Center
- Billyde Brown, Ph.D., Georgia MBDA Business Center
- Ieasha Jones, Georgia MBDA Business Center
- Jennifer Pasley, Georgia MBDA Business Center
- Lauren Roberts, Georgia MBDA Business Center
- Donna Ennis, Georgia MBDA Business Center
- Regina Maddox, Next Generation Manufacturing
- Barbara Donato, Siemens
- Vicki Irwin, Southern Company