Former Congressman Jerry Weller (1995-2009) is Managing Partner for NWG Public Affairs LLC, international public affairs, strategic consulting and business development firm with offices in Washington, DC and Guatemala City. NWG serves a variety of clients in health care, energy, finance, telecommunications, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

Elected in the historic class of 1994, Congressman Weller quickly rose in the ranks of his Class; serving as Class President and representing this influential group on the powerful House Republican Steering Committee which appoints Members to their Committee assignments. He also served as Deputy House Majority Whip.


David H. Miller has practiced law in the Washington DC metropolitan region for over twenty years.

Most recently, David was the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary for a global logistics company. He is an expert on corporate compliance, corporate governance, international transactions and government procurement.

David also served as Director of Taxation for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) during the tax reform efforts of the 1980s.

AlanMr. Loeser is the team leader at IAAS Worldwide. He has been in the machinery and auction business for forty years. He has been and is a member of many associations that represent the auction and machinery business, such as ASA, NEBB, TMA, NAA and MDNA. Alan knows value and is happy to share his knowledge on plant visitations for no charge. He runs the business to help clients obtain the most money they can for their frozen assets. He is a licensed auctioneer and a USPAP appraiser. On a personal note, Alan is a family man, dedicated to his wife and eight children. In his free time, Alan enjoys golfing and riding his Harley. He is an active member and a ministry team member of Grace Fellowship Church in Shrewsbury, PA. He has been a Rotarian for over forty years and has served in all capacities on the local board. Rotary’s motto is, ‘Service Above Self,’ which is the way Alan tries to live and conduct business.

John (Jack) Healy has served as the founding Director of Operations for the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) program, since its inception in 1999.  The MassMEP is an organization that enables small and medium size manufacturers to identify and implement growth opportunities through advanced manufacturing and management technologies.

Mr. Healy currently serves on the following Boards:

Board Member, Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board, Boston MA.
Board Member, National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing, Washington D.C.
Advisory Board Member, Department Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester MA.
Board Member, Alliance for Manufacturing Excellence, New England Region
Board Member, Massachusetts Manufacturing Policy Leadership Team

ericanderbergEric Anderburg is a director at the Rock River Valley Tooling & Machining Association.
Eric has many years working with elected officials both locally and on Capital Hill.

Eric’s current capacity is Legislative Affairs Director for the Association.
Eric is also the owner of Dial Machine Inc Rockford Illinois. Dial Machine has been in business since 1966 and has supplied various industries with close tolerance precision machined components.

_DSC0033Greg Knox is CEO of Knox Machinery – a full service distributor of Cutting edge CNC Turning ,Milling, Grinding and EDM equipment, representing some of the finest lines available.

Greg founded Knox Machinery in 1995 in Cincinnati Ohio, and the company covers all of Ohio and Kentucky for their various lines.

Greg is a past chairman of the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (formerly the DTMA) and currently sits on the Economic Forecasting Committee of the AMT, as well as several other boards and associations.

Greg likes working with and mentoring youth, especially his 6 children, and he says his mission is to raise conservative children in an ever increasingly socialist nation, and to do his part in stemming the tide of socialism in this once great nation.

Linda Daly is President/Owner of the A2Z Manufacturing magazines. She purchased the Southwest edition (formerly called Arizona Metalworker), 10 years ago, and it is in its 21st year of publication. 8 years ago, she launched the Rocky Mountain edition, which covers CO, UT, ID, MT and WY. Linda’s husband, Kim Carpenter, founded the West Coast edition 5 years ago (CA, OR and WA).

Linda has served on the following manufacturing boards:

ATMA – The Arizona Chapter of the National Tooling and Manufacturing Association

Arizona MEP – The Arizona Manufacturing Extension Program

AZPMAP- Arizona Precision Manufacturing Apprentice Program, where she is still a board member

Prior to purchasing the publication, Linda worked in various marketing and sales positions at Intel, AT&T and Motorola.