Apprenticeship Forward was a first of its kind convening, intended to continue the momentum around expanding apprenticeship in the U.S. It focused on three critical challenges facing this expansion: increasing industry engagement across a range of sectors and firms; addressing equity issues while diversifying the apprenticeship pipeline; and implementing new public policies that can support industry’s taking apprenticeship to scale.

Noel Ginsburg Chairman and CEO, Intertech Plastics, Inc. Founder and CEO, CareerWise Colorado

Noel Ginsburg
Chairman and CEO, Intertech Plastics, Inc.
Founder and CEO, CareerWise Colorado

Governor Dannel P. Malloy (D) Connecticut

Governor Dannel P. Malloy
(D) Connecticut

Crystal Bridgeman SIemens Foundation

Crystal Bridgeman
SIemens Foundation

Fred Dedrick National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Fred Dedrick
National Fund for Workforce Solutions

David D. Etzwiler Siemens Foundation

David D. Etzwiler
Siemens Foundation

Edison Freire JEVS Human Services

Edison Freire
JEVS Human Services

Bridget Gainer Aon Corporation

Bridget Gainer
Aon Corporation

Allison Gerber The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Allison Gerber
The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Ellen Golombek Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Ellen Golombek
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Angela Hanks Center for American Progress

Angela Hanks
Center for American Progress

Arienne Hegewisch Institute for Women's Policy Research

Arienne Hegewisch
Institute for Women's Policy Research

Myron Linn Iowa Workforce Development

Myron Linn
Iowa Workforce Development

Sylvia Rocha Plumbers Local 12  

Sylvia Rocha
Plumbers Local 12
 

Sarah Steinberg JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

Sarah Steinberg
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

Art Lujan North America's Building Trades Unions

Art Lujan
North America's Building Trades Unions

Mary Alice McCarthy New America

Mary Alice McCarthy
New America

Stacey Rose Kroger  

Stacey Rose
Kroger
 

Andy Van Kleunen National Skills Coalition

Andy Van Kleunen
National Skills Coalition

Robert Lerman Urban Institute  

Robert Lerman
Urban Institute
 

Delegate Cory McCray Maryland General Assembly

Delegate Cory McCray
Maryland General Assembly

Grace Rutha Philadelphia FIGHT  

Grace Rutha
Philadelphia FIGHT
 

Mark Wagner The Hartford

Mark Wagner
The Hartford

Deb Linder Precor  

Deb Linder
Precor
 

Ed Richardson Aon Corporation

Ed Richardson
Aon Corporation

Martin Simon National Governors Association  

Martin Simon
National Governors Association
 

Carla Whitlock Apprenticeship Carolina

Carla Whitlock
Apprenticeship Carolina