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MAGNET Receives National Employer of the Year Award

The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) announced MAGNET has been named the 2024 Employer of the Year! MAGNET will be recognized during an awards ceremony at NAWDP’s 40th Annual Workforce Conference on May 20, 2024, in San Antonio, Texas.

“The Employer of the Year award recognizes a private-sector employer or employer consortium that partners and collaborates with their local workforce partners and therefore makes a positive impact on their community, workers, and other employers,” said Melissa Robbins, NAWDP’s Chief Executive Officer, "MAGNET, with their goal to promote manufacturing and advocate for their region, has gone above and beyond to advance workforce." 

“Receiving the 2024 NAWDP Employer of the Year Award is an honor that we humbly accept with immense gratitude,” said Valen Willis, Community Relations and Outreach Manager for MAGNET, “This recognition is a testament to the dedication, passion, and collective efforts of every member of our team. Together, we have worked tirelessly to bridge skills gaps, nurture talent, and build the talent pipeline, making a meaningful difference in Northeast Ohio and beyond. This award not only validates our commitment but also inspires us to push further and reach new heights in unlocking opportunities for our workforce.”

Congratulations to the entire Talent team for this incredible recognition and many thanks to everyone involved in the nomination process.

To read the NAWDP's press release, click here


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