MACNY, The Manufacturers Association has added SAMANTHA WESSING to its team as a workforce-development specialist. In this role, she will support MACNY’s New York State Manufacturers Intermediary Apprenticeship Program (NYSMIAP). Wessing will play an integral role in maintaining relationships with new and existing companies participating in NYSMIAP, while also coordinating related instruction and on-the-job training for apprentices. She will also be actively engaged in workforce-development initiatives supporting the expansion of the current apprenticeship program, as well as new initiatives that support advancing opportunities for women in manufacturing. Prior to joining MACNY, Wessing spent more than five years at Cazenovia College, where she progressed from assistant director of admissions to senior assistant director of admissions. She also has a background in broadcasting and meteorology in the Utica area. Wessing holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting and mass media, as well as a bachelor’s degree in meteorology — both from SUNY Oswego.
By Journal Staff