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Pittsburgh, PA, August 24, 2021 – IAM Robotics is pleased to welcome Juliana (Jewls) Naugle as the company’s new VP of people operations. Naugle joins the team from Amare Medical Network, where she was head of human resources.

In her role at IAM Robotics, she will work to refine hiring processes, streamline onboarding, and develop career pathing and employee retention programs. Naugle exemplifies the skills needed to achieve these goals. During her tenure with Amare Medical Network, she developed and executed human resource initiatives for 475 employees, including compensation systems and employee recognition programs. Naugle also reduced both time to hire by 40 percent and employee turnover by over 75 percent.

“Knowing that I have the opportunity to shape employee development and create positive experiences for team members is exciting for me. I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished to propel fellow professionals forward in their careers, and I look forward to continuing to do this in an industry that’s new to me and much of the world,” Naugle said of her journey and transition to robotics.

As IAM Robotics continues to grow, a core priority for human resources will be to attract and retain talented team members to grow our solutions and the robotics industry. 

“Robotics is a challenging business, and we need the best and brightest to forge our path as we look to develop innovative products and solutions that will change the future of e-commerce and material handling,” said Lance VandenBrook, CEO of IAM Robotics. “Jewls is positioned to source and develop the talent we need to thrive in this increasingly competitive industry.”

Devoted to providing excellence in people operations, Naugle has top-tier training in addition to leadership experience. She holds a Six-Sigma Yellow Belt certification, a TopGrading Recruitment certification, and spends her free time mentoring HR professionals. She holds a B.S. in Business Management and Human Resources and an MBA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

To learn more about this growing team and to stay up to date on the latest company news, visit iamrobotics.com

About IAM Robotics

IAM Robotics provides the premier material handling robotics solution with the Power to Move More.

We are dedicated to delivering adaptable, scalable, and comprehensive autonomous mobile robot material handling solutions that seamlessly integrate into any operational environment. Our robotics engineers and supply chain veterans work closely with partners and clients to model, simulate, and configure optimal solutions that keep their businesses competitive. 

IAM Robotics was founded in 2012 and is proudly based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company is home to over 70 employees and supports customers worldwide. To learn more, please visit iamrobotics.com.