Toni leads educational initiatives for Morris Group Inc. in their Haas Division navigating outreach and communications for their 14 states throughout the US. Passionate about career & technical education she has spent almost 15 years engaging, developing and helping to grow advanced manufacturing programs through various roles in the industry. In her current role Toni is working directly with schools, districts and states to justify, grow, fill and sustain viable manufacturing programs at the secondary and post-secondary level. You will find Toni speaking at state and national events to help grow awareness and change perceptions of careers and pathways to manufacturing as well as making the vital link of industry and educators to develop a strong, consistent skilled workforce pipeline.
Eighty-four percent of manufacturing executives agree – there’s a massive talent shortage in U.S. Manufacturing. If the skills gap is our biggest challenge, what are we doing as a community of manufacturing leaders to educate and onboard the next generation?
Join us at noon on Monday, September 10, 2018 on the main stage of the grand concourse as we bring together a diverse panel of the best and brightest minds to brainstorm the different ways we can inspire our future colleagues and solve this massive challenge.