MACNY is excited to announce that Michael Frame has been promoted to Executive Vice President. Mike started in this new role on January 4, 2024.

Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Executive Vice President (“EVP”) serves as second-in-command and a key member of MACNY’s Executive Leadership Team responsible for all policy and strategic decision-making including operations, budget, programmatic offerings, talent development, and partnerships.

The EVP is a builder: developing, implementing, and leading all MACNY talent development initiatives. This includes workforce development programs, like the NYS Manufacturers Alliance Intermediary Apprenticeship Program, Partners for Education and Business, Inc. (PEB), and Real Life Rosies™ – New York’s first direct entry pre-apprenticeship program in advanced manufacturing.

The EVP also provides oversight to MACNY’s corporate and member services, including energy, grant writing, training and development, and the Career & Talent Platform. Leading the development of strategic partnerships and initiatives, the EVP engages in regional, statewide, and national collaborations in alignment with MACNY’s organizational strengths and competencies.

MACNY President & CEO Randy Wolken said, “Mike’s promotion is a true testament to his leadership in many key functional areas. We are excited to continue to leverage his skills and experience to further MACNY’s mission, develop our team, and support manufacturers and business in New York.”

Frame first joined MACNY in 2022 as Senior Vice President of Workforce Development and Chief Operations Officer.

Prior to joining MACNY, Mike had extensive experience working for several institutions of higher learning including SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Florida State University, the State University of New York, and Binghamton University.

Mike has degrees from Syracuse University, Cornell University, and Cayuga Community College. He is very involved in the community as a member of several professional and civic organizations and currently serves as Vice Chair of Mohawk Valley EDGE, Vice Chair of the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, and as a board member of the Cayuga Community College Foundation.