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IMEC - Downstate
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625

IMEC - Chicago Region
1177 S. Dee Road
Park Ridge, IL 60008

Fax: 309-677-3289

E-mail: info@imec.org

David Boulay


David Boulay

David Boulay

Bradley University

1501 W. Bradley Avenue
427 Jobst Hall
Peoria, IL 61625

Phone: 309-677-3766
Fax: 309-677-3289
Email: dboulay@imec.org


Dr. Boulay is President of the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, a non-profit economic development and consulting organization. David is responsible for strategic and operational planning, management of national accounts, board relations, MEP alliances, financial management, staff performance and evaluation.


Prior to joining the North Carolina MEP, Boulay held leadership positions with several Ohio manufacturing companies, and served for six years as Manager of Business and Workforce Development at The Ohio State University South Centers. In North Carolina, he managed an 80-member staff of business outreach and project specialists who provided continuous improvement consulting and training services to the state's manufacturers. Under Boulay's leadership, the North Carolina MEP in 2009 generated $346 million in verified sales, cost savings and productivity benefits for its manufacturing clients, helping create or retain nearly 1,300 high wage jobs.

Skills & Expertise:

Boulay brings a diverse blend of expertise in performance management, small business development, and organizational growth strategies to IMEC. He created and implemented several initiatives to increase the flow of state and federal funding to manufacturers for projects to improve energy efficiency, update worker skills, and help smaller manufacturers adopt new technology and business practices.

Boulay holds a Ph.D in Workforce Development and Education, an M.B.A., and a B.S. in Operations Management.




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