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Creative Workforce Solutions Webinar

Webinar Virtual Meeting

Event Start Date:

May 3, 2023

Event Start Time:

10:00 AM

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Discover how local resources are stepping up to help manufacturers find skilled employees! 

Our panel of experts will share what they can offer to help fill in talent gaps, followed by a lively roundtable discussion where you can learn from peers and share your own best practices for finding and retaining top talent.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from our diverse group of resource organizations, each with their unique approaches to addressing the hiring needs of the manufacturing sector. Join us and gain valuable insights to help your business thrive.

Meet our esteemed panel of experts, ready to share their capabilities and insights:

Brooke Cho | Administrator | Lehigh/Northampton / Carbon Counties
Sylvia Gordon | Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor | Labor & Industry | Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment.

Diana Domenech | Job Recruiter |PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley
Provides employment support and training, connecting employers and job opportunities with qualified job seekers throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Joanne Dillman | Training Manager- Lehigh Valley | German American Chamber of Commerce
Provides Department of Labor approved apprenticeships in Industrial Manufacturing / Maintenance and Mechatronics.

Mark Napierkowski | Development Director | Mercy School For Special Learning
A private school in Allentown for students who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Owen P. O’Neil | Executive Director | Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority
A transit agency that provides public, fixed-route bus service throughout the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania, including the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton.

Tim Styer | President & CEO | Ride To Work LLC
An organization that helps companies design and implement recruitment and transportation models that facilitate their workforce development outcomes.

Questions? Contact Nicole Pierce at (484) 655-4873 or nicole.pierce@mrcpa.org.

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MRC provides far more than certifications and funding assistance. We offer job creators access to specialized coaching, mentorship and a variety of business and marketing assistance normally outside the reach of most manufacturers.


No matter what’s happening with your business, MRC has probably seen it. We know the problems that keep CEOs up at night, and we know how to help solve them. Our staff has more than 100 years of combined experience working side-by-side with business owners to evaluate, strategize, discover and implement solutions that address both strategic growth needs and organizational transformation.

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MRC breaks down the barriers that prohibit manufacturers from realizing their full potential. Our proven tactics and methods can help nearly any company at nearly any stage of its evolution. Whatever the hurdle – going green, becoming lean, entering new markets, rebranding the company – MRC can help you clear it.

Workforce Initiatives

Developing Future Workforce with programs like: What’s So Cool About Manufacturing®, PA Dream Team, the Inside Manufacturing Series, and Manufacturing Day.


Through our partnerships, we are able to bring the horsepower of the best-in-breed experts to you. Imagine having access to the second-largest technology institute in the world, a corps of ex-Toyota executives trained under the best Lean practitioners in the world or world-renowned business strategy groups. MRC makes it possible.

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For over 30 years, Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) has helped small and mid-sized manufacturers become more competitive, adopt lean and agile processes, strategically grow their companies and invest more effectively in their existing human capital.

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Event Details

  • May 3, 2023 10:00 AM   -   11:30 AM
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