RCBI Welcomes New Staff Members for Apprenticeship Works
Nov. 14, 2016
HUNTINGTON — Two individuals have joined the staff of the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), while another has accepted a new position.
Ralph Workman, Jr. of Clover, Roane County, is a technical trainer with Apprenticeship Works – the National Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Partnership at RCBI. Previously, he worked for Sikorsky Aircraft in West Palm Beach, Fla., as a manufacturing engineer. He earned his degree from West Virginia Institute of Technology.
Laurie McCormick of Scott Depot, Putnam County, also is a program manager with Apprenticeship Works. Previously she worked as a workforce recruiter at RCBI Bridgeport serving the north-central region of the state. She earned a master’s degree from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va.
Stephanie Ahart of Wallback, Clay County, is a program manager with Apprenticeship Works. Previously she worked as a job development consultant for RESA III. She received her master’s degree from Marshall University.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, the apprenticeship initiative at RCBI assists manufacturers using RCBI’s collaborative model to educate their workers and bridge the skills gap in American manufacturing.