Have you or someone you know been affected by manufacturing? It's now time to tell the story! Nominations are being accepted
Georgia Tech invites you to nominate yourself or someone that works in manufacturing to become a 2015 Face of Manufacturing. The year-long campaign will honor hard-working, dedicated people throughout the state who work within or are affected by manufacturing companies. These stories will help showcase manufacturing’s impact to Georgia communities and continue to promote manufacturing as a thriving industry within the state.
Visit the new Faces of Manufacturing Website for detailed information, including:
- August Face of Manufacturing - Ashley Jordan (as a young girl who had no interest in joining the family business to a young woman who has earned her machining degree, Ashley Jordan is proud to be building a career in manufacturing)
- July Face of Manufacturing - Randell Harper (from changing careers to going back to school in his 30s, Randell Harper's ambition continuously drives him to step out of his comfort zone)
- June Face of Manufacturing - Brian Cooksey (through engineering camps and manufacturing-based curriculums, Brian Cooksey is educating young minds and inspiring the next generation to pursue careers in industry)
- May Face of Manufacturing - Werhner Washington (thirty years after getting his first job in Albany, Werhner Washington returned to the Southwest Georgia city where he started his family and launched his career)
- April Face of Manufacturing - Jamie Weatherford (as plant manager of his family's candy company, Jamie Weatherford carries on the tradition of creating nostalgic sweets while giving people a second chance in life.)
- March Face of Manufacturing - Ken Gall and Kurt Jacobus (from college classmates to co-owners of a startup manufacturing company, Ken Gall and Kurt Jacobus are improving surgery success rates one patient at a time.)
- February Face of Manufacturing - Steven Shaw (from joining a robotics team in high school to obtaining a college apprenticeship in a machine shop, at 22 Steven Shaw has found his passion in manufacturing.)
- January Face of Manufacturing - Rhonda Beasley (from welder on 3rd shift to managing the human resources department for a company of 1,600, Rhonda Beasley has built a career in manufacturing.)
- Nomination Form
- Who Represents the Faces of Manufacturing
- Selection Criteria
Questions? Contact Katie Takacs at email@example.com.