SCORE Greater Phoenix recently hosted the Arizona Manufacturing Summit to provide an opportunity for leaders in the field to share insights and learnings. Arizona has become one of the five hubs for manufacturing in the United States, making this summit a necessary event. The list of speakers was extensive and included SCORE Mentor John Choate, Small Business Ombudsman and Vice President or Small Business Services Robert Theobald, SCORE Educational Director Jane Delong, Senior Operations Leader at Boeing and Chair of Women in Manufacturing Arizona Tonya Rollings, SCORE Mentor Mark Luccitti, Vice President of Advanced Technologies Group Cleveland Electric Laboratories Rodger Shepherd, SVP-SWD Allison Scott Bull, ACA Vice President of Client Operations Rodney Nelson, Director of Supply Chain Optimization Arizona MEP Jim Harrison, Market President and Publisher of the Phoenix Business Journal Ray Schey, and SCORE Chapter Chair Allan Himmelstein.
The event was attended by over 91 individuals and was sponsored by Phoenix Business Journal, SWD, Skill Up Arizona, Women in Manufacturing, Boeing, ATD Precision Manufacturing, and Maricopa Corporate College at Maricopa Community College. You can view a highlight reel of the event here, or view a playlist of the event's presentations in their entirety here. Congratulations SCORE Greater Phoenix on another successful event!