Bonnie, Regional Director, Manufacturing Solutions, is an experienced educational professional with proven success in developing strategies, partnerships, and events to fund programs and projects that create positive economic impact for Berks County manufacturers where she resides.
Bonnie worked in and with manufacturers for most of her professional career, and she is passionate about individual company growth and the economic vitality of the sector. Bonnie will focus on MRC business services, grant and funding opportunities, and training and certification programs for manufacturers in Berks and Schuylkill counties. She will also lead industry partners to promote careers in manufacturing in the middle schools with the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Student Video Contest.
Bonnie mentors small and medium-sized manufacturers to improve their competitive position and is a dedicated resource for business growth, workforce development, and funding opportunities.
Prior to joining MRC, Bonnie was the Coordinator of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA; Executive Director of Business & Industry Programs, Schmidt Training & Technology Center at Reading Area Community College: and Director, Business Development with the Manufacturers Association, Reading, PA. Bonnie earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education in Biological Sciences degrees from Kutztown University.
CEOs who want to lay out a blueprint for their company’s future or gain assistance in developing strategies to reach new heights of productivity, profitability, and efficiency, can get there with MRC. Manufacturers who want to learn how MRC can help increase revenue, create business strategies, implement best practices in Lean, adopt advanced technologies, and develop their human capital are invited to call Bonnie Spayd at (484) 635-4253.