IFB Solutions, formerly Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, announces promotions across several of its business areas.
Ken Edwards has been promoted to Vice President of Integrated Supply & Logistics. He oversees all functions of IFB’s supply chain management. Edwards joined IFB Solutions in 2014 as Senior Director of Consolidated Supply. A Greensboro native, Edwards is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Laura True has been promoted to Director of Talent Acquisition & Workforce Development. She is responsible for hiring, HR compliance, & training/development of the visually impaired at all of IFB’s manufacturing, retail, optical and distribution facilities. She joined IFB Solutions in 2012 as a Recruiting Specialist. True, a resident of Bermuda Run, is a graduate of Norwich University.
Sheryl Cooks, Teresa Miller and Shannon Martin were promoted in IFB’s Base Supply Center (BSC) division that operates retail outlets at military bases and other government locations. Cooks was promoted to BSC Senior Account Manager focusing on customer relations and business development. She joined IFB in 2006 as an Assistant Manager at IFB’s Base Supply Center at MacDill AFB in Tampa, Fla. Miller was promoted to BSC Sales Manager overseeing the strategic direction of the BSC sales initiatives. She joined IFB in 2016 as Key Accounts Manager. Martin was promoted to BSC District Manager – Military Stores. She joined IFB in 2007 as a Cashier at IFB’s Gearin’ Up store at McGuire AFB.
Crystal Alexander was promoted to Site Supervisor for the IFB Optical location in Birmingham, AL where she will oversee the daily operations. She joined IFB in 2014 as an Optician.