As a part of our ongoing commitment to developing the region’s manufacturing workforce, DVIRC is thrilled to announce that Hannah McGarry is joining the team as Director of Workforce Engagement!
In her new role, Hannah will lead, direct, and manage regional workforce development and educational initiatives focused on increasing the supply of qualified skilled workers on behalf of area manufacturers, and on supporting manufacturers’ broad range of workforce education and training needs.
Hannah brings over 20 years of experience in the training and development industry and has spent the last 15 years cultivating workforce development focused on the trades and advanced manufacturing. In her last role, she served as the Director of Corporate Solutions Operations for the Community College of Philadelphia where she led the daily operations of the Workforce and Economic Innovation team.
Prior to that, she was the Academic Affairs Director for JEVS Orleans Technical College where she developed curriculum, implemented policies and procedures, and facilitated faculty development plans.
With a passion for education, training, and workforce development, Hannah enjoys creating partnerships and relationships that will help our region’s manufacturers develop and find qualified workers, and help students obtain skills that will lead to prosperous and fulfilling careers.
Hannah holds a BA from Rutgers University and an M.Ed in Psychoeducational Processes from Temple University. She is also a graduate of the Community College Leadership Institute. Join us in welcoming Hannah to the team!
In her free time, Hannah enjoys being involved in her community as the Chairperson of the Social Committee and playing a weekly mah jongg game with friends.
Click here to learn more about how DVIRC is supporting the region’s manufacturing workforce and see how you can get involved.