Aaron Ingram

Avanos Medical

Senior Product Manager Short Term Enteral Feeding

Global Strategic Marketing

 

A devoted 5th generation Cherokee County resident, Aaron Ingram brings years of business development  and strategy experience to the program as a lead mentor. 

Aaron has been proud to call Canton home for the past 39 years. He is a Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket having graduated at the top of his Chemical Engineering class in 1977.  For the past 11 years he has worked in Cherokee County as the President of NeoMed which was recently acquired by Avanos. He devotes his free time to the Board of Directors at Empower Cherokee and has served multiple terms as treasurer and two terms as president.  He currently serves as the chairman of the Workforce Collaborative and is a lead mentor with NAV.

Aaron is best described as a seasoned executive with proven history of business development focused on growth, organizational efficiency, margin improvement, IP development, and impeccable service delivery to customers in FDA and ISO regulated industries. Markets include Medical Devices, Consumer Products, Injection Molding and Plastics Components, and Textiles. Skillsets include comprehensive business assessment, building laser focused teams, and executing strategic growth initiatives.

He and his wife Janice have two children and three grandchildren who also all live in Cherokee. 

Favorite Hobby: Playing southern gospel piano, his grandchildren, reading & calligraphy

Favorite Sports Team: Anything Yellow Jackets

Favorite Music Artist: Always changing! This month it is Begee Adair and the Collingsworth Family 

Skill Set: Develop & Execute Strategies to capitalize on business market opportunities, Assess business plans for viability, Assess product ideas for market opportunities, Develop operational and scaling plans to support business growth, Identify and execute on critical pivot point opportunities 

Teams Served On: The American Cuckoo Clock Company