President, GenMet Corp.
Mary Isbister is President of GenMet Corp., a custom metal fabricating company specializing in high value-added metal fabrications and enclosures, located in Mequon, Wisconsin. Isbister and her husband purchased the manufacturing company in 1999. In 2010, GenMet was awarded Fabricator of the Year by the National Fabricators and Manufacturers Association. A chemist by training, Isbister began her career at Pfizer, where she held positions in medicinal chemistry, clinical research, and senior organizational development. In 1997, she moved to Wisconsin and founded Synergy Solutions an organizational development and strategic planning consulting business, which she ran until 2001. Isbister serves on the National Institute for Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Board of Directors, is a past chair of Wisconsin’s Council for Workforce Investment and a prior vice-chair of the U.S. Manufacturing Council.