Holly has been a practicing Black Belt since 2001 and was originally certified through her former employer, ABB. She was recently certified in 2005 as an Advanced Manufacturing Specialist, which focuses on Lean, Six Sigma, and ISOmethodologies. In 2007, Holly received TS16949 auditor accreditation. Additionally Holly has served on the board of examiners for the Missouri Quality Award.
Holly obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from theUniversityofMissouri-Rollaand also holds an MBA-emphasis in Finance from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.