About the Author
The Duplex Systems Galvanize It! seminar content was developed by AGA Marketing Coordinator Hannah Anderson and reviewed by AGA Marketing Director Melissa Lindsley.
Ms. Anderson's Education
BA in Art and Secondary Education at College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN.
Ms. Anderson's Experience
Hannah has worked for the AGA since January 2015. She is responsible for managing the AGA's GalvanizeIt Seminar and Education programs, the ThinkZinc Tribune newsletter, preparation and planning for TechForum every year and the Annual Conference on a rotating schedule, and managing the AGA's eNewsletter, Galvanizing Insights. Hannah established the AGAs GalvanizeIt Seminar and Continuing Education plans and is also responsible for producing the Galvanized Steel Studies video series.
Ms. Lindsleys Education
BS in Journalism from the University of Kansas in December 2003
Emphasis in Strategic Communications (Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations)
Ms. Lindsleys Experience
Melissa has worked for the American Galvanizers Association (AGA) since 2005. She started as a Marketing Coordinator, and was promoted to Marketing Manager in June 2007, and to Marketing Director in April 2012. Melissa has helped author and teaches ThinkZinc, a series of Sales/Marketing courses, to member personnel to educate them on the uses, competition, process, technical aspects, and benefits of hot-dip galvanizing. She leads the marketing staff and has played an integral part in shaping the marketing initiatives of the AGA, including two 3-year marketing plans for industry growth. Melissa answers technical and application questions, while in the office and on the road at various industry tradeshows. She also writes AGAs marketing and technical publications, editorials for industry magazines, and the Marketing Guru, a regular feature in the AGA member newsletters.