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Beth Galic

Executive Director 

Beth Galic is an accomplished professional currently serving as the Executive Director of the Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA). Beth is a multifaceted professional who has made significant contributions both in the manufacturing industry, specifically in water treatment, chemical, and injection molding sectors.  Her work with the Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA) has been instrumental in promoting collaboration and growth among manufacturers in the region. Beth has played a pivotal role in facilitating networking opportunities, organizing industry events, and providing valuable resources to support the success of local manufacturers. Her expertise in marketing has been an asset in raising awareness about the association's initiatives and fostering strong relationships with key stakeholders. Her ability to inspire and motivate others has resulted in the growth of the association, improved market positioning, and increased member satisfaction.

Beth has been actively involved with FloridaMakes; a state-wide organization dedicated to strengthening the competitiveness of Florida's manufacturing industry. As a strategic marketing consultant, she has worked closely with FloridaMakes and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) to develop comprehensive marketing strategies and campaigns that drive engagement and support the growth of manufacturers across the state. Beth's deep understanding of the manufacturing sector combined with her marketing expertise has enabled her to effectively communicate the value and impact of FloridaMakes' programs and services, ultimately enhancing the organization's visibility and impact.

Her journey with BAMA began as a member of the Board of Directors for two years, during which she actively contributed to the organization's success. Beth played a vital role on the Programming Committee, utilizing her skills to execute a diverse range of events, including educational tours, fundraisers, and social gatherings. 

Outside of her professional endeavors, Beth Galic is a passionate advocate for children. Recognizing the power of marketing platforms, she utilizes her expertise to raise awareness about critical issues impacting children and to drive positive change in policies and practices. Beth engages in public advocacy and community outreach, leveraging her influence to educate the public, policymakers, and stakeholders about the significance of prioritizing the needs and rights of children.

Beth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Her diverse educational background and professional certifications further complement her role as an exceptional leader and advocate for both the manufacturing industry and the well-being of children


phone number: 727-536-5809


Wolfgang Neuwirth

FloridaMakes Business Advisor  

Wolfgang Neuwirth is a highly experienced FloridaMakes Business Advisor for the Bay Area Manufacturing Association (BAMA) based in Brooksville, specializing in serving manufacturing companies across the Tampa Bay area. With a background in trade and technical publishing, particularly in aerospace and aviation, Wolfgang has developed a deep understanding of these industries. His previous role as a program manager at Pratt & Whitney allowed him to gain expertise as a BAER (Business Area Export Representative) and ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence) practitioner, focusing on lean methodologies. Wolfgang's ability to navigate the technical intricacies of engine launches, coupled with his financial acumen, has positioned him as a sought-after asset in the manufacturing industry.

In 2017, Wolfgang Neuwirth embarked on his consulting career, working with diverse manufacturers in sectors such as Aerospace, Aviation, and Semi Con, both within Florida and globally. Leveraging his extensive knowledge and experience, he has been instrumental in helping these organizations optimize their operations and achieve profitability. Wolfgang's expertise in lean methodologies and his ability to implement effective strategies have resulted in significant improvements for his clients. With a strong track record of success, he has established himself as a trusted advisor in the manufacturing field.

Driven by a passion for excellence and a dedication to continuous improvement, Wolfgang Neuwirth consistently delivers exceptional results. His in-depth industry knowledge, combined with his ability to analyze complex manufacturing processes, enables him to provide valuable insights and recommendations to his clients. Through his role as a FloridaMakes Business Advisor, Wolfgang plays a crucial role in supporting the growth and success of manufacturing companies in the Tampa Bay area and beyond.


Phone number: 262-903-5154  

Bay Area Manufacturers Association

1936 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Suite 428

Wesley Chapel, FL  33543


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