Our Team

Summer Thompson, Business Process Manager and Project Manager, EMDS

summer thompson

owner / General Manager

Summer purchased EMDS in January 2022 after almost 10 years with the company.  In her 8 years as the Manager of Business Process and Sr. Project Manager she managed safety, engineering and maintenance projects for our clients. She has a very comprehensive background in project management within a manufacturing setting. Her role in the company involves the operation of the business Process, end to end project management, Departmental Management Systems, HACCP coordination, internal auditing, audit preparation, industrial services systems and compliance.  In June 2022, Summer became an OSHA Authorized General Industry Outreach Trainer capable of providing OSHA 10/30 general industry courses.

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Beth Fias, Office Manger, EMDS

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Beth keeps the company running smoothly in her multi-faceted role as Office Manager. Drawing on her broad administrative and bookkeeping experience, she manages accounts payables/receivables, payroll and human resources. In addition, she creates internal procedures and forms and is integral to the management team.

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Steve Lyttle, Construction Manager, EMDS

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Steve applies the mechanical skills he gained as an equipment installer and his working experience as a construction crew manager to his position as Construction Manager. As owner of his own construction business for many years, Steve is well qualified to remediate issues that arise in construction projects. He tackles the daily issues, leaving the client free to carry on with the business at hand.

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Melissa Ansorge, Marketing and Development Specialist at EMDS

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Melissa leverages her energetic nature to gain clients and promote our extensive services. She utilizes her Business Management and Marketing education to perform a variety of tasks from brand marketing, social media management to customer engagement. Her goal is to ensure the growth and development of E&M Design Solutions.

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katlyn dobben

project coordinator

Katlyn brings with her years of experience in construction as a scheduler and supervisor.  In the short time that she has been with the company she has learned a great deal about process manufacturing.  She leverages her experience, yearning to learn, and we are excited for continued growth. 

Gavin Herbert

your visions. our goal.

EMDS designs custom solutions for Training and On-Demand Staff Support for Quality, Compliance, Engineering, Business Process and Business Development needs.