Please join us in welcoming Justyna Valencia to the team! Justyna has joined the organization as a Workforce Development Specialist. In her role, Justyna will support MACNY’s New York State Manufacturers Intermediary Apprenticeship Program (NYSMIAP). She 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. Justyna will also be actively engaged in workforce development initiatives supporting the expansion of the current apprenticeship program as well as new initiatives that support critical industry sectors such as the semiconductor and green energy supply chains statewide.

Most recently, Justyna was the Customer Success Agent and Onboarding Specialist for StorySlab. Prior to that, she spent 13 years at JADAK, A Novanta Company, as a Manufacturing Operator, Documentation Technician/Quality Assurance Assistant, Engineering Document Specialist, Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist, and Regional Sales Support Specialist. Justyna holds an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a concentration in Early Childhood Education from SUNY Cobleskill.

MACNY’s President & CEO Randy Wolken states, “We are so excited to welcome Justyna to MACNY’s growing workforce development team. Justyna’s robust experience within the manufacturing industry and extensive skillset make her a great addition. Please join us in welcoming her!”

Justyna is excited to get to know MACNY’s member companies. If you would like to connect with Justyna, please email her directly at [email protected].