May 14, 2019 Meeting - Tuesday, 5:30 P.m.
Topic: “Finding and Creating a Skilled Workforce”
Venue: Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant - 2401 Colony Crossing Place - Midlothian, VA 23112
Dr. Victor Gray is Executive Director of the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) which provides certifications for careers in advanced manufacturing through relevant education and skills training. MSI offers world-class training programs that are delivered by MSI and MSI education partner institutions. Through the partnership between industry and education, employers set the skill standards for MSI program offerings to ensure learning is linked to employment and career advancement opportunities. The MSI provides programs in advanced technology and automation aligned to manufacturers' skill needs. Courses are taught by instructors with professional experiences in manufacturing to ensure knowledge and skills transfer from the classroom. The MSI’s advanced technology and automation programs put individuals on an immediate career pathway that leads to employment and career advancement. The mission of MSI is to