Meet the Team

Meet the Executive Team

Tony Collins

Director of Operations
Tony Collins is the Director of Operations, Southeast for Gem Quality and originally from Mascot, Tennessee. Tony has worked closely with many automotive plants in East Tennessee helping them to propel forward and ensure they exceed customer requirements by shipping on-time quality parts. With over 20 years’ experience in automotive upper management regarding metal stamping, heat treatment, to machining and assembly of parts, Tony’s experience is hard to match and a differentiator when stacked up against the competition. Tony holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business with a concentration in HR, graduating cum laude. With strengths in innovation, work ethic, and determination, Tony has a niche in identifying and resolving quality issues for clients using lean manufacturing principles. Clients often make note of Tony’s skill in promoting team cohesion and evaluating issues from the customer’s point of view to ensure accuracy and efficiency. He enjoys working with individuals and companies alike with a Kaizen approach to support them in reaching their fullest potential.

Maggie Anderson

Regional Manager – Knoxville
Maggie has spent her career in manufacturing. After a short 4 years as a Quality Control Specialist & Production Manager, Maggie was promoted to the Plant Manager. After 4 years, she was promoted to Plant Manager where she effectively managed and improved the processes for over 11 years. Maggie brings the ability to manage multiple projects and set an expectation with her team to meet deadlines, as well as develop and execute through plans. She is a recognized leader, manager, and trainer of associates. Maggie has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business.

Tamara Williamson

Regional Manager – Nashville
Tamara brings over 10 years manufacturing experience to the team. She is a driven and goal oriented professional dedicated to helping her customers meet their quality needs. She leads her team using a lean approach to help improve the team’s efficiency while keeping quality the primary objective. While she has only been in management a short time, her eagerness to learn and her desire for her team’s success has proven her to be a great leader in all her given tasks. A problem solver by nature allows her to establish effective strategies to work through issues in a quick, yet effective manner. A proven asset to Gem-Quality that has worked her way through the ranks from the floor to office, she understands the needs of her teams and customers which gives her an advantage to get the job done quickly yet effectively.