Business Growth Consultant Ally Johnston with Enterprise Minnesota

Ally Johnston

Business Growth Consultant

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About Ally

Ally Johnston is a business growth consultant who works with manufacturers throughout the state to improve productivity, eliminate waste and build a culture of continuous improvement.  Her expertise is primarily from developing and implementing process improvement programs that advance quality, productivity and safety outputs.

Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, Ally served as industrial engineer, quality systems manager, and operations manager for Genesis Attachments in Superior, WI.

A resident of Duluth, MN, outside of work Ally enjoys trail running, mountain biking, snowboarding, and spending time with friends and family.


  • Lean Leader Training
  • Six Sigma – Green Belt Certification, Black Belt training
  • ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditing Training
  • Executive Management Program, International Negotiations & Management
  • Business Management Certificate


  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering – University of Minnesota-Duluth
    • Concentration in Automated Systems – Luleå Tekniska Universitet, Sweden
Additional resources:

Enterprise Minnesota consulting services

State of Manufacturing® survey results

Enterprise Minnesota® magazine