The Art of Engineering 
Podcast
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The Art of Engineering is a podcast dedicated to telling the stories of incredible engineers who all share something in common: They’re women.

Host Denise McIntosh, CEO of Custom Powder Systems, knows firsthand the unique challenges women face in this industry and discusses them with her guests.

In this show, you’ll hear from women who have overcome the odds and grown to be some of the most respected professionals in their fields.

Podcast Episodes

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Tyler Courtney Episode #29

In this episode, Denise is joined by Custom Powder’s Senior Vice President of Products, Scott Heffern, and Sales Executive Austin Hill speaking with Tyler Courtney, Pharmaceutical Account Manager at ChargePoint Technology.

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Zen Zen Yen Episode #28

Zen Zen talks about what it was like growing up in Germany, switching from studying medicine to engineering, and the importance of finding a community of peers like ISPE.

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Wally Funk Episode #27

At the age of 21, M. Wallace “Wally” Funk was selected to be one of 13 women to train for space flight in 1959. By this time, she had been an experienced pilot for over 5 years. Wally’s love of aeronautics led her to a life-long career in flight training, giving thousands of young pilots their first taste of flight. She worked for the FAA and was the first woman to be a lead investigator at the NTSB.

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Ann Rhoades Episode #26

Ann Rhodes is the founder of People Ink and author of Built on Values: Creating an Enviable Culture that Outperforms the Competition. Ann and Denise discuss how a positive culture and employees who share the same values as a company is the missing piece for most organizations. Ann shares storeis from her time with Southwest Airlines and JetBlue, and explains the steps needed to form a solid culture to make your company proud and profitable.

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Carson Riutta- Episode 23

Carson Riutta- Episode 23 Carson Riutta, Project Engineer at Jacobs Engineering Download Transcript Share Returning to the workforce after an absence doesn’t have to be

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JENNIE TAVARAS- EPISODE #22

JENNIE TAVARAS- EPISODE #22 Jennie Tavaras, Director of Global Growth & Sales for Jacobs Engineering Group Download Transcript Share Before she was 18, Jennie Tavares found herself

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NICOLE BAIRD- EPISODE #21

NICOLE BAIRD- EPISODE #21 Nicole Baird, Senior Buyer at Aptar. Download Transcript Share Denise McIntosh talks about supply chain challenges facing Nicole Baird, the senior buyer

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AMANDA WOLLNICK- EPISODE #17

AMANDA WOLLNICK- EPISODE #17 Amanda Wollnick, Development Engineer at American Breast Care Download Transcript Share Amanda Wollnick once thought science “isn’t for girls.”  But something kept calling

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JEN CLARK- EPISODE #18

JEN CLARK- EPISODE #18 Jen Clark, Vice President, Sales and Account Management at CAI Download Transcript Share Jen Clark came out of school with a degree in

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SANDRA BACHAMP- EPISODE #16

SANDRA BACHAMP- EPISODE #16 Sandra Bachamp, Director of Engineering at DPS Group Download Transcript Share Sandra Bachamp, Director of Engineering at DPS Group, talks about the fascinating

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CAROLINE HAND- EPISODE #12

CAROLINE HAND- EPISODE #12 Caroline Hand, Evonik Industries Production Engineer/Healthcare and Nutrition Division Download Transcript Share Caroline Hand, Evonik Industries Production Engineer/Healthcare and Nutrition Division.

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LYNN AURELIUS- EPISODE #9

LYNN AURELIUS- EPISODE #9 Lynn Aurelius, Business Development Manager at Bollé Safety Download Transcript Share Lynn Aurelius, Business Development Manager at Bollé Safety A fascinating conversation about

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HELGA SALLING – EPISODE #8

HELGA SALLING – EPISODE #8 Helga Salling, Senior Director at IPS-Integrated Project Services Download Transcript Share Helga Salling, Senior Director at IPS-Integrated Project Services Helga and Denise talk

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RICHALLE RITTS – EPISODE #7

RICHALLE RITTS – EPISODE #7 Richalle Ritts, Manager of Process Engineering at  Integrated Project Services Download Transcript Share Richalle Ritts, Manager of Process Engineering at Integrated

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SHANNON GOODSON – EPISODE #4

SHANNON GOODSON – EPISODE #4   Shannon Goodson, Engineering Manager with Meridian Medical Technologies Download Transcript Share In this episode, Denise McIntosh talks with Shannon Goodson about

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STEPHANIE WILKINS – EPISODE #3

STEPHANIE WILKINS – EPISODE #3 Stephanie Wilkins, co-owner of Pharmaconsult US Download Transcript Share Denise speaks with Stephanie Wilkins, co-owner of Pharmaconsult US. Stephanie was encouraged at a

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KIM DUNCAN – EPISODE #2

KIM DUNCAN – EPISODE #2 Kim Duncan, Founder, President, and owner of Duncan Enterprises Download Transcript Share Denise speaks with Kim Duncan, Founder, President, and owner of Duncan

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BETH BROCK- EPISODE #1

BETH BROCK- EPISODE #1 Beth Brock, Corporate Support for Environmental Management Systems, Compliance, and Sustainability for Smithfield Foods Download Transcript Share Denise speaks with Beth Brock, Corporate

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