Aneesa Muthana is a hands-on leader with extensive experience in almost every aspect of a production machining environment. After three decades as CEO and owner of Pioneer Service, Aneesa attributes her success to building a team that embraces continuous improvement, diversity, and leading-edge technology. A keynote speaker, member of several boards, and a Modern Machine Shop contributor, Aneesa captivates her audience with a blend of hard-won knowledge, humility, and a touch of humor. Though she often speaks about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Aneesa tosses aside old stereotypes of “Boomers vs. Millennials” and men vs women. In their place remains her message of finding common ground through mutual respect.