Barbara Williams is the director of Standards and Regulatory Services at NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). Barbara provides implementation, facilitation and training for management system implementation to businesses across North Carolina. Barbara is a senior facilitator with over 20 years of manufacturing and engineering experience; fifteen of those years directly related to training and implementing quality management systems. Barbara has an office in Greensboro, NC. Before joining IES, Barbara worked for the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for seven years as a nuclear safety engineer, where she led teams that improved safety at three nuclear materials processing laboratories. After leaving DOE Barbara started an ISO 9000 consulting business and served companies in the metal fabrication, industrial painting, rubber products, medical/industrial gases, and textiles industries. Barbara has a B.S. in mechanical engineering. Barbara is a trained auditor in ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949 andAS9100. She holds certifications as an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), an Exemplar Global Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor (QMS-LA), and as a PLEXUS Quality Systems Trainer for ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001.