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Laura Lyons Joins Gateway Foundation Board

Laura Lyons, president and owner of ATech Training, has been elected to the Gateway Community & Technical College Foundation Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to welcome this talented community leader with a heart for education to the board,” said Jim Parsons, chair of the Foundation Board.

Lyons leads ATech Training, a manufacturer in the automotive technology training market. She has over 30 years of manufacturing experience with a majority in management positions.  Prior to ATech, Laura worked for R.A. Jones, a packaging machinery manufacturer, and served in the U.S. Army. 

“I am honored to be working with others who share the commitment to serve Gateway and our community,” Lyons said.

Lyons is a member of the Automotive Training Manager’s Council, North American Council of Automotive Teachers, California Automotive Teachers, Automotive Service Association and Downtown Cincinnati, Inc.

She serves on the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC), North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) Education Foundation, Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development, and Gateway Raise The Floor boards. She has served on Northern Kentucky University MBA Advisory Committee and volunteered on youth diversion projects in Kenton County. 

Lyons holds an Associate of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati, a Bachelor of Science degree from Hawaii Pacific University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northern Kentucky University.

Lyons began her service on the board this month. Over 20 community leaders serve on the Gateway Foundation board representing a broad array of industries and organizations that partner with Gateway.