Michelle Garner-Janna

Executive Director - Corporate Health, Safety & Environment
Cummins, Inc.

Michelle Garner-Janna is the Executive Director of Corporate Health & Safety for Cummins Inc., a 62,500+ employee global power leader in over 190 countries and territories. Mrs. Garner-Janna is an accomplished business executive with more than 25 years of experience leading Health, Safety, Environmental, Manufacturing Engineering & Maintenance functions. 

In her current role, she develops and leads the global Health & Safety strategy for the organization.  She is a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Professional Ergonomist, and Certified 6-Sigma Greenbelt. Mrs. Garner-Janna holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University as well as an Executive MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.  She is a Board member of the National Safety Council, Chair of the Campbell Institute, Member of Chief EH&S Officers Council, Board member of Board member of High Alpha, and Advisory Board member of COVE - Center of Visual Expertise. She is also a professional member and past President of the West TN American Society of Safety Professionals, a member of the Memphis Waste Water Hearing Authority and is active in community affairs by frequently volunteering her time.

Speaking Sessions

Michelle Garner-Janna will be speaking at Make It Safe 2020 at the following times.

In this international keynote panel, four manufacturing executives share the pandemic experiences and challenges they have faced in their companies around the world. Learn from their experiences and insights.

Hear their perspectives and ask questions directly about:

  • Critical decisions and changes in their businesses;
  • Supporting teams and company culture through the crisis;
  • How the pandemic has changed their approach to leadership; and
  • Essential leadership qualities and critical actions to emerge stronger in the recovery


Dan Reader
Franco Dutto
Gretta Stephens
Lisa McGuire
Michelle Garner-Janna
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