Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Inc. (TMMI)
Leah Curry is president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc., in Princeton, Indiana (TMMI). She is responsible for all production and administrative functions at the manufacturing facility, which produces the Toyota Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, Sienna, and Sequoia.
Previously, Curry served as president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. (TMMWV), located in Buffalo, West Virginia, where she was responsible for all manufacturing and administrative functions of the manufacturing plant. TMMWV manufactures 4-cylinder engines for the Corolla and V6 engines for the Highlander and Sienna. In addition, TMMWV manufactures 6-speed automatic transmissions for the Avalon, Camry, Highlander, RAV4, Sienna, and Lexus ES 350. Prior to her assignment at TMMWV, she was vice president of manufacturing at TMMI, where she oversaw all manufacturing operations at the plant.
During her 22-year career with Toyota, Curry has held several other manufacturing management positions at TMMI, including general manager of assembly and management positions in body weld, stamping, maintenance, production engineering, and new model launch. She started her career as a maintenance team leader at TMMI in 1997.
Curry serves on the National Board of Directors for The Manufacturing Institute and Women in Manufacturing (WIM). She received national recognition in 2013 as a female leader in manufacturing with the Manufacturing Institute’s Step Ahead award. In 2015, Curry was also named one of the top 100 women in Automotive by Automotive News. Curry studied chemistry at the University of Evansville and industrial electronics at Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville, Indiana, and holds a TPC Certification in industrial electronics.