Apprenticeship Innovation Forum

August 27, 2020


Ricardo Vazquez – City of Los Angeles, Mayor’s Office of Economic Development

Israel Rodriguez – Small Manufacturers Association of California, President

Dave DeVandry – Deking Screw, President

Tracy DiFilippis – Goodwill Southern California, Apprenticeship Coordinator & Sector Strategies Manager – Manufacturing

Lee Cruz – Colbrit Manufacturing Inc., Chief Operating Officer

Julianna Kirby – Training Funding Partners, Chief Operating Officer

Don McKinzie – Northrop Grumman, Dept. Manager Mechanical Manufacturing and Engineering

Learn from apprenticeship innovators and industry experts about:

  • existing manufacturing apprenticeship programs in Southern California, plus what innovations are being designed to increase the productivity of the manufacturing industry workforce.
  • what funding is available for your company to use an apprenticeship program.