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Alston Reece – “Reece”, BBA ‘03; MBA ‘05

Reece joined Rockwell Automation as Project Leader of Lean Six Sigma in June 2007, and was promoted to Project Manager in 2008. In March 2010 he was promoted to Manager: S2P- Process and Deployment. Before joining Rockwell Automation, Reece was a supervisor and forecast analyst at Kohler Co. from August 2005 to June 2007. He took on many additional roles including project manager and design team member for various projects throughout his time at Kohler.

An alumnus of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Reece received his B.B.A. and M.B.A. from the College of Business. During his time at the University, Reece earned high honors and was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Most recently, Reece completed his Master Project Management Certification from the American Academy of Project Management. In addition to the many membership and extracurricular activities Reece participates in, he is a guest speaker at Fox Valley Technical College on diversity and a mentor at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee College of Business in the Multicultural Program.