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Beth Galic

Executive Director 

Beth Galic is a highly accomplished professional with a strong background in the manufacturing industry, specifically in water treatment, chemical, and injection molding sectors. With extensive experience as a Marketing Manager, she has consistently delivered exceptional results and played a pivotal role in driving business growth and brand awareness.

Throughout her career, Beth has successfully developed and implemented comprehensive marketing strategies tailored to the unique needs of manufacturing companies. Her deep understanding of the industry dynamics, coupled with her strategic mindset, has allowed her to identify and capitalize on emerging trends and market opportunities.

Beth's leadership skills and collaborative nature have made her a valued team player. She has successfully managed cross-functional teams, fostering an environment of innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement. Her ability to inspire and motivate others has resulted in the growth of the association, improved market positioning, and increased member satisfaction.

Prior to taking on her current role of Executive Driector, Beth served on the BAMA Board of Directors for two years.  She was active on the Programming Comittee and assited in executing a wide range of events, including educational tours, fundraisers, and social gatherings. 

Beyond her professional achievements, Beth is a passionate advocate for children. She believes in leveraging marketing platforms to raise awareness about issues affecting children and to drive positive change in policies and practices. She engages in public advocacy, and community outreach to educate the public, policymakers, and stakeholders about the importance of prioritizing the needs and rights of children.

Beth has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is a NNA Notary Signing Agent. 


phone number: 727-536-5809


Wolfgang Neuwirth

FloridaMakes Business Advisor  

Wolfgang is a FloridaMakes Business Advisor based out of Brooksville, serving manufacturing companies throughout the Tampa Bay area. He spent the early parts of his professional career in trade & technical publishing, mostly in aerospace and aviation. As a program manager at Pratt & Whitney he became an expert as a BAER (Business Area Export Representative) as well as an ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence) practitioner in lean methodologies. Navigating the technical aspects of an engine launch as well as holding the financial responsibility of profitability has made him a sought-after asset in the industry. He launched his consulting career in 2017 working with various manufacturers in Aerospace, Aviation, Semi Con, and more throughout Florida and worldwide.


Phone number: 262-903-5154  

Dave Dragon

FloridaMakes Business Advisor 

Dave is a Business Advisor assigned by FloridaMakes                                        ( ) to support the Bay Area Manufacturers Association, BAMA, and its member companies.

FloridaMakes services are designed to help further your goals for profitability and growth and position you for the future. Depending on your needs and goals, that may include helping you solve a specific manufacturing problem, increase your productivity, adopt best practices, determine how your core capabilities might be used to enter a new market, or enhance your processes through appropriate advanced technology or training.

Dave’s career has been spent in or supporting a variety of manufacturing companies in Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Aviation, Chemicals, CPG/F&B, Energy, High Tech and Industrial as an operations and technology consultant.

He has a BS in Accounting, MBA in Strategic Management and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. Dave is also the author of: I Solve Mysteries: The Art & Science of Business Process Optimization & Transformation published in 2019.


Phone Number: 630-248-3375


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Wesley Chapel, FL  33543


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