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Diane Lewis Promoted to Vice President


Diane Lewis Promoted to Vice President, Manufacturing Solutions & Center Operations



For Immediate Release
September 7, 2022 
Manufacturers Resource Center
7200A Windsor Drive | Allentown, PA  18106


 Allentown, PA – The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Diane Lewis of Catasauqua, PA to the position of Vice President, Manufacturing Solutions & Center Operations. Diane is responsible for daily growth, development, and sustainability of the firm by guiding business operations and consulting with senior leadership to determine and achieve strategic business goals and lead initiatives. MRC serves manufactures in a five-county area that includes Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties to enhance their productivity and technological performance and providing access to resources they need.

Photo of Diane Lewis with white pullover and red sweater

“Diane joined MRC during the early days of its formation, and we are very proud of her achievements as a former small business owner and the asset she has become for leadership and the building of success at MRC,” says Rich Hobbs, President and CEO of the Manufacturers Resource Center. “Diane also meets with clients and brings her knowledge about federal and state resources, grants, and educational programs into the equation of manufacturing solutions we can recommend and help implement.”

Diane holds a BA in Business Management and a BS in Marketing from DeSales University. She has the distinction for recognition at a national NIST MEP Conference for her personal achievements and special efforts in working with customers.

Manufacturers are invited to contact Diane at (610) 628-4578 or about whatever their needs may be, because we have a broad toolkit of solutions and a full breadth of intellect at our disposal with state and federal resources and technologies.

MRC is a non-profit and helps drive regional economic development through services that help manufacturers compete and grow through technology acceleration and innovation, operational excellence, revenue growth, strategic finance, succession planning and executive leadership. MRC is partially funded by NIST MEP and PA DCED. We are an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) and one of seven Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Centers (IRCs) that serve manufacturers. MRC is also a member of the Lehigh Valley Partnership for Regional Economic Performance (PREP), a consortia of economic development service providers governed by the PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED). For more information about MRC and its services, please visit:

Contact Information:
Patricia Felise | Media Relations
Manufacturers Resource Center | (610) 628-4640