February 2019 Program – AZ MEP

February 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SPEAKERS:  David Garafano

TOPIC:  Manufacturing Resources for Arizona Companies

ABSTRACT:  The Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnership exists solely to help Arizona’s manufacturers become the most successful businesses they can be. The organization is staffed with industry experts that can help companies with just about any manufacturing or business challenges they may encounter. AZ MEP has worked with more than 200 Arizona manufacturers over the past six years and continues to work with companies of all sizes and in any industry. AZ MEP is part of the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership network and is the manufacturing arm of the Arizona Commerce Authority.

BIO:  Dave Garafano joined the Arizona Commerce Authority in October 2015 as the Executive Director of AZ MEP, Arizona’s NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership.  Dave’s professional background includes 25+ years’ experience in engineering, manufacturing, and business, having held leadership positions with companies such as AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Celiant, Andrew, and ON Semiconductor.

As Executive Director for the AZ MEP, Dave leads statewide efforts to help Arizona manufacturers with fewer than 500 employees to become the most successful businesses they can be.  AZ MEP offers a variety of services to help companies improve business and operational performance through the world-class team at AZ MEP and a network of qualified third-party service providers.

LOCATION:  Edward Jones Training Facility, 8333 South River Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85284

COST:  All meetings are free and open to the public

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