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    Building your Workforce with Apprenticeships

    Date: February 22, 2023, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    The Markets at Hanover - Ballroom
    1649 Broadway
    Hanover, PA 17331
    $20 for Members; $25 for Non-Members/Guests
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    ***NOTE NEW LOCATION: The Markets at Hanover  - Ballroom***

    Join us as we hear from Jobs from the Future leader Scott Ellsworth, who will empower us to better understand the potential of Apprenticeship programs within our own organizations.  This workforce building style can be applied to more roles than ever before and you will be glad you attended this mind opening program to learn more!

    • Registration begins at 11:00am
    • Buffet Lunch starting at 11:15am
    • Programming runs 12:00pm – 1:00pm

    Please register online by Tuesday, February 15th at:

    Scott Ellsworth is the Principal and Owner of Sherpa Management Solutions.  Sherpa Management Solutions offers fractional and interim management support to small businesses whose owners are ready to transition their business to the next generation or new owners.  Scott provides operations leadership and support to business owners to make that transition successfully.

    Scott is also an expert in apprenticeships, work-based learning and workforce development, having spent 10 years working with business owners, educators and policy makers to improve the skills of the US workforce.  As the former Director of Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships, a Washington DC based advocacy and education organization that brings employers into the workforce and skills gap discussion, he helped to shape the US workforce landscape.

    Prior to BLU, for 12 years Scott was GM and Vice President of US operations for Tipco Punch, Inc, a Hamilton Ohio company.  Tipco is a multinational manufacturer and distributor of tooling components and special small lot, close tolerance machined parts.

    Scott holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Louisville, an MBA from LSU Shreveport and has over 25 years of experience at a variety of manufacturing firms both large and small.  His career began as an Advance Manufacturing Engineer at GE Appliances and progressed to include management positions at a variety of companies including Danaher Tool Group, Elliott Turbomachinery, Siemens Energy and Automation, and Danly IEM.  Having spent his entire career in manufacturing companies first as an engineer, then working through the supervisory ranks to his role at Tipco, Scott has a keen interest in keeping American manufacturing strong.