WORD Conversation with RDAbbott’s Krista Toutant (March 29)

Join us on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM (ET) for a Women of Rubber Division (WORD) Conversation with Krista Toutant, Business Line Manager at RDAbbott and Chair-elect of Rubber Division, ACS. This free, online event will highlight a discussion between Krista, the featured guest, and Terry DeLapa, the first-ever woman Chair in the Rubber Division’s 100-year history.

Register now for this one-hour webinar and enjoy 10 minutes of open networking followed by leadership insights from past and future Rubber Division Chairs. There have been only three women Chairs in the organization’s history, and Krista plans to share some new and creative ideas that will make 2023’s first WORD conversation both memorable and fun.

What You Will Learn

During this fluid discussion between Terry and Krista, you’ll learn about leadership strategies and the importance of volunteerism and the recruitment of proven leaders. Topics of discussion will include generational differences, how the rubber industry has changed, and what the future may hold.

Learn More and Register

Visit this Rubber Division Event page, choose the Registration link, and then login with your Google or LinkedIn account. You can also sign-up if you’re a new user.

About Krista Toutant

Krista is a Business Line Manager with RDAbbott who brings 20+ years of experience, both on the manufacturing and supply sides of the rubber industry, to her role as Chair-Elect for Rubber Division, ACS. Her previous Rubber Division service includes participation in the Membership, Marketing, and Future Sites committees. She was also a panelist for the first-ever WORD Workshop in 2019.

Krista received her MBA from West Virginia University and is a founding member of the Bourbon Trail Elastomer Group. In her current role with RDAbbott, she fosters sales growth, provides technical support, and serves as a liaison with RDAbbott’s supplier partners to ensure the best overall solutions for RDAbbott’s customers while meeting the objectives of supplier-partners.

Krista was featured recently in Rubber News and will become Chair of the Rubber Division in 2024.