Fay is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Purdue University’s Technology Leadership and Innovation department – Purdue Statewide in Anderson, Indiana.
Before coming to Purdue Fay was employed with General Motors, (GM). During a 15-year career with GM, she supported numerous manufacturing facilities in the capacities of industrial and manufacturing engineering. Fay assisted in productivity improvements for automated assembly systems and was a certified engineering recruiter for GM component divisions. Upon returning from graduate studies, Fay was a market analyst, component account manager servicing the midsize car and truck divisions of GM and a generator product marketing manager.
Fay’s additional professional experiences include business undergraduate and graduate instructor with Indiana Wesleyan University, mathematics and first year seminar instructor with Ivy Tech Community College and small business incubator participant. Indianapolis Entrepreneurship Academy Alumni. She been a panelist with the Purdue Women in Engineering workshops, a past marketing advisor with Junior Achievement, and profiled in the publication “Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering: No Universal Constants”-Temple University Press.
In the community, Fay has been a committee member on the “Quality of Life Fund” for the city of Anderson, Indiana, is a member of the Madison County Women in Philanthropy Century Club, an instructor with the “Step Up” algebra grant program from the Ball Foundation. Fay was the 2014 recipient of the Education award from the Madison County Black Chamber of Commerce.