Leadership

Odell Frye Executive Director

Joined AVI's leadership in 2016

Associated Valley Industries

OFFICERS

Leon Simar President

Joined AVI's leadership in 2003

Nissan Group of the Americas

Steve Howell Vice-President

Joined AVI's leadership in 2006

PHP Fibers

Cyril Rager Sec. & Treasurer

Joined AVI's leadership in 2018

Landmark Ceramics

BOARD MEMBERS

Derek Bailey

Joined AVI's leadership in 2020

University of Tennessee

Andy Bass

Joined AVI's leadership in 2020

Lodge Manufacturing

Andy Chorney

Joined AVI's leadership in 2022

 Essity Professional Hygiene

Kirk Covington

Joined AVI's leadership in 2020

WestRock

Blake Gembala

Joined AVI's leadership in 2019

Toyota Motor North America

Chris Goddard

Joined AVI's leadership in 2017

Nissan Group of the Americas

Daren Kaiser

Joined AVI's leadership in 2019

General Mills

Member Mark Rogers

Mark Rogers

Joined AVI's leadership in 2017

Shaw Industries Group, Inc

Kelley Whalen

Joined AVI's leadership in 2018

Adtran