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15 graduate from inaugural class of Supervisor Certificate Program

The Warren County Industrial Training Consortium celebrated the graduation of its inaugural Supervisor Certificate Program class on Thursday (Nov. 17). Fifteen employees of local companies graduated.

The Warren County Industrial Training Consortium coordinates the Supervisor Certificate Program in partnership with local business and industry, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, WKU’s Center for Training & Development, Bowling Green Technical College and the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.

The graduating class began their coursework in January 2011. The program consists of nine core courses and six electives. WKU faculty and staff deliver the professional development courses, including basic business practices, time management, problem-solving and customer service. Bowling Green Technical College provides technical training expertise for Lean Manufacturing and safety courses.

Warren County Industrial Training Consortium Board President Tammy Monday expressed her pride in all those who completed the program. “These individuals made a commitment when they registered for this program, a commitment to strengthen their skills and broaden their career opportunities. They’ve accomplished this goal, which is symbolized by tonight’s graduation.”

Graduates of the program are:

  • Bando USA, Inc.: Wendell Martin and David Taylor
  • Berry Plastics: Shawn Ammons, Brandy Meers, Tim Osborne, Jeff Ramsey and Eric Rogers
  • Lord Corporation: Michael McCrory and Michael Sadvary
  • NHK of America Suspension Components (NASCO): Todd Elrod, Patricia Gilmer, Chad Morelock and Scott Staten
  • Topura America Fastener: Rick Watson
  • Regenia Calvert

Additionally, seven program participants will graduate within the next several months. These individuals are

  • Bando USA, Inc.: George Bunton
  • Lord Corporation: Michelle Carter
  • NHK of America Suspension Components (NASCO): Will Daniels, David Pearson and Tony Whitney
  • Southern Foods, Inc.: Nate Newton and Greg Stockton

“Congratulations to all of the program graduates,” said 2011 Chamber Board of Directors Chairman Rodney Rogers. “This program is an excellent opportunity for business and industry supervisors to increase their leadership skills and further their workforce training, and the Chamber is proud to support it.”

More: Photos of the graduation event.

Contact: Tammy Monday at 270-782-7397.

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