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Welcoming Tonje Willis: Fueling Innovation as a Project Site Manager at SRSI 

In the dynamic realm of robotics, automation, and cutting-edge technology, Strategic Robotics & Systems Integration (SRSI) has gained an exceptional addition to its team – Tonje Willis. With a diverse background that spans welding, construction, and hands-on experience, Tonje steps into the role of Project Site Manager, ready to infuse her unique insights and expertise into SRSI’s endeavors. Join us as we delve into the story of Tonje Willis, her journey so far, and her aspirations for the future.

A Journey from Meridian to Dallas: A Glimpse into Tonje’s Roots 

Originating from the vibrant city of Meridian, MS, Tonje Willis has found her second home in the bustling streets of Dallas, TX, alongside her wife and daughter. A testament to her ambition and dedication, Tonje’s journey has been marked by significant milestones and achievements.

Crafting Skills, Forging Pathways: Tonje’s Academic Pursuits 

Tonje’s pursuit of knowledge led her to not one, but two welding schools – Coastal Alabama and Meridian Community College. Her dedication and passion for her craft shone through, preparing her for a remarkable journey in the world of welding and construction. 

Beyond welding schools, Tonje’s thirst for knowledge took her to Alabama A&M University, where she contributed her skills to the softball team. This combination of sportsmanship and craftsmanship sculpted Tonje’s multi-faceted skillset.

Welding the Path to MH Excellence: Tonje’s Journey in the Industry 

Tonje’s entry into the Material Handling (MH) industry was no ordinary one. Starting out as a contractor specializing in welding and conveyor system construction, she swiftly established herself as a force to be reckoned with. With a background steeped in the mining industry, Tonje’s welding career gained depth, breadth, and an inherent understanding of the intricacies of industrial environments.

Experience Forged in Steel: A Unique Advantage in the Industry 

Tonje’s diverse journey in various areas of construction imparts her with a unique advantage in her role as a Project Site Manager. Her hands-on experience, combined with a holistic view of construction and welding, positions her as a vital bridge between theory and practice, planning and execution.

New Horizons, Fresh Learnings: The Thrill of Growth 

Embarking on her new role as a Project Site Manager, Tonje finds exhilaration in the prospect of continuous learning. Transitioning from hands-on roles to a position that demands a broader perspective, Tonje embraces the challenge and excitement of learning new concepts and strategies.

Family, Trading, and Beyond: Tonje’s Pursuits 

Beyond her professional pursuits, Tonje finds her greatest joy in spending quality time with her family. A doting wife and mother, she cherishes moments that create memories. And when time allows, her enthusiasm for trading takes center stage, showcasing her determination and passion outside of her professional realm.

Guided by Grit: Tonje’s Inspirational Quote 

Tonje lives by the mantra “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” This quote encapsulates her philosophy, reminding us all that dedication, effort, and resilience are the true keys to unlocking one’s full potential. 

As Tonje Willis joins SRSI, her wealth of experience, dedication to continuous learning, and commitment to hard work position her as a valuable asset. With her guidance, SRSI’s journey into the future gains a bright and promising navigator.