The MFG Strong Workforce Summit is a manufacturing event focusing on workforce development. Created by TechSolve, this summit will provide Southwest Ohio manufacturers information about industry best practices, hiring and talent development tactics, and employee retainment strategies. Some of the industry’s brightest will gather to start strategic dialogues and provide major insights into workforce, workplace, and company culture development. Connect with the best resources in Ohio, and learn about workforce solutions that manufacturers can implement immediately. Together, we can support the workforce and bring Ohio’s manufacturing into the future.
MEET THE KEYNOTE
Ryan Jenkins CSP® is an internationally-recognized speaker and presenter who specializes in workforce development and leading across generations. Ryan has helped organizations optimize their generational dynamics, decrease worker loneliness, and prepare for the future of the work. He strives to create a workforce welcoming to all ages and types of people.
Jenkins’s top-ranked insights have been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and The Wall Street Journal.
So, What Does This Have to Do with Manufacturing?
Full list of speakers and panelists coming soon. Stay tuned!
Glenn is experienced in operations and engineering, having worked in the aerospace, automotive and energy industries. Prior to JobsOhio, he worked for Rolls-Royce Energy Systems, Inc. as the vice president of the packaging and driven equipment supply chain unit. Glenn has also held positions with Dana Corp. and at Honeywell, where he led the technical development of the fuel valves for the jet engine on the F-22 fighter.
Glenn earned an executive MBA and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.
In addition to managing Gilman Partners' day-to-day operations, Angel writes and speaks on hiring/talent trends, oversees marketing and education initiatives, and serves as the director of GP Elevate, the firm's leadership development program designed to prepare high-potential leaders for executive roles. She is a member of Impact 100, serves on the board of EC LEARN in Northern Kentucky, and is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class 44 and the Leadership Northern Kentucky class of 2018.
A native of Euclid, Ohio, Waldbillig holds a Master of Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
After a successful career in public transportation in both the public and private sectors, Waldbillig switched to education in 2005. Prior to joining Cincinnati State, she served in several positions for Butler Technology and Career Development Schools, including assistant superintendent of performance and accountability.
Waldbillig serves on the boards and committees of numerous organizations dedicated to strengthening Greater Cincinnati, including REDI Cincinnati and the Southwest Ohio Workforce Investment Board. In 2017, she was a recipient of the West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance Women of Excellence Award.
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She truly believes that the intersection of art and business breathes life into our community, making a positive impact through education, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Butler Tech, a 2019 Top Workplace, serves more than 17,000 secondary students each day and more than 2,000 adult students annually. Butler Tech is a business partner to expanding educational programs such as Aviation, Mechatronics, and Information Technology. Additionally, Butler Techs 5th Day Experience provides an opportunity for students and businesses to collaborate with each other for internships, co/ops, and work-based experiences.
Prior to joining Butler Tech, Jon was Superintendent of the Butler County Educational Service Center. Jon’s roots are in education, having held leadership roles in the Middletown City School District and Madison Local Schools. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Bowling Green State University and a Master’s Degree in Administration from the University of Dayton.
Prior Non-Profit Professional Experience: Director, MBA program at the University of Cincinnati; Human Resources Manager, UC Hospital Medical Center.
Recruitment Strategies & Retention Tactics
The Future of Work & Technology Integration
Workforce Development Funding and Programing
7:45 AM – 8:15 AM – Plated Breakfast & Welcome (ALL)
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM – New Ways of Working: Hybrid Works, Now What? (ALL)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Morning Breakout Sessions
12:10 – 1:00 PM – Boxed Lunch & Keynote Presentation
1:00 PM – 1:55 PM – Community Partner Displays & Networking Hour
1:55 – 2:45 PM – Afternoon Breakout Session – Afternoon Theme: Building Stronger Communities and Manufacturing Resources
- Track #1: Manufacturers in Hamilton & Clermont Counties
- Track #2: Manufacturers in Warren & Butler Counties
- Track #3: Manufacturers in Highland, Brown, & Clinton Counties
- Track #4: Manufacturers in Indiana, Kentucky, and other Ohio Counties
2:55 PM – 4:15 PM – Educational Institution Panel Discussion (ALL)
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM – Event Summary & Action Items (ALL)