On August 16, 2016, Matt Jenkins, Director of Operations-MGM Products, visited the center and met with Diane Fisher, CTR Coordinator, Shameka Staley, CTT Manager, Joan Robinson, BCL Director, and NC CTS, Michelle Johnson and Chastity Cotton. During the meeting, Mr. Jenkins shared the history of MGM Products and their employment needs for their October 1st opening of their manufacturing facility in Henderson, NC. After meeting with center staff, Mr. Jenkins spoke to students in the Facilities Maintenance and Bricklaying Trades. He shared with the students what he is looking for in employees. He is currently recruiting for Welders, Machine Operators and General Laborers. Mr. Jenkins shared his role in the company. The students were very interested in the information that Mr. Jenkins shared and asked some great questions about the company and employment opportunities.
Kittrell is very excited about this partnership opportunity for center students.