We are so excited to welcome Taylor Hodge back to the team as Director of Partners for Education & Business, Inc. Stepping down from her role as Director, Tanya M. Eastman, Ed. D., will remain a part of the MACNY team as Senior Advisor for STEM Workforce Initiatives.

MACNY’s President and CEO, Randy Wolken, states, “We are thrilled for Taylor to return. Her expertise and previous experience at MACNY will ensure a smooth and seamless handover for our internal team and external partners. We are also excited to continue to work with Tanya in this new capacity as we grow our programs from Central New York to across New York State.”

Hodge was hired at MACNY in January 2021 as a Workforce Development Specialist. In October of the same year, she was promoted to Associate Director. In her role, Hodge will oversee and support the expansion of Partners for Education & Business Inc.’s initiatives, while also contributing to MACNY’s overall workforce development goals.

During her time away from MACNY, Hodge served as the Assistant Director and Lock 4 Program Manager for ERIE21 at Le Moyne College. Hodge also has experience as the Program Manager for Adult and Continuing Education at Cazenovia College, where she spent over six years. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Inclusive Elementary Education from Cazenovia College and a Master of Science degree in Education from SUNY Potsdam. She serves on the Leadership Council for the Women’s Fund of Central New York and has previously served on the Executive Board for Cazenovia ChiTayldren’s House.

Join us in welcoming her back to the team, or reach out directly at [email protected].