Category: 5 Questions With

Stephanie Simmons

June 15, 2021

5 Questions with Stephanie Simmons

Meet AJAC’s new Fiscal Specialist—Stephanie Simmons! Stephanie has over ten years of experience in administration, accounting, human resources, and fiscal compliance within the casino and hospitality management industries, as well…

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Leo Vogel

April 20, 2021

5 Questions With Leo Vogel

Meet AJAC’s new Financial Aid Manager, Leo Vogel. Leo comes to AJAC with over 12 years of experience in financial aid which spans career/adult education, private university education, and public/state…

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Lonnie Franklin

December 22, 2020

5 Questions with Lonnie Franklin

What was the last experience that made you a stronger person? Making the move back to Seattle was something that made me a stronger person.  Moving and going through a…

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Priscilla Johnson

December 7, 2020

5 Questions with Priscilla Johnson

What will your new role at AJAC include?  My role here at AJAC will be teaching the Manufacturing Academy pre-apprenticeship program. I will be providing instructional training for individuals that…

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Stephen Metczak

September 23, 2020

5 Questions With Stephen Matczak

Please welcome our newest Manufacturing Academy instructor, Stephen Matczak! In 2010, Stephen completed his machining degree at Perry Technical Institute in Yakima, Washington and in 2013 became one of the…

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August 28, 2019

5 Questions With Eytan Raphaely

Please welcome our first intern since 2014, Eytan Raphaely! Eytan studied marketing communications at the University of Washington and recently graduated this past June. His role at AJAC will focus…

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John Manning

July 16, 2019

5 Questions With John Manning

Please welcome the newest addition to the AJAC family, John Manning. John has been hired as our new Apprenticeship Navigator serving primarily King and Pierce Counties. John will help navigate…

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5 Questions with Derek Jones, Workforce Development Coordinator

August 29, 2017

Meet Derek, AJAC’s New Workforce Development Coordinator

AJAC’s new intake specialist will work directly with individuals needing guidance to carve their career in aerospace and advanced manufacturing through job-readiness preparation and pre-apprenticeship training. 1.What is the best part of…

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Erin Williams

August 7, 2017

Meet Our New Business Developer – Erin Williams!

Robin Williams may not come back from the dead, but AJAC’s newest hire has a knack for bringing new programs to life. Meet Erin Williams, our new Snohomish County business…

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Jim Johnson, Apprenticeship Preparation Manager

May 10, 2017

Meet Jim, AJAC’s Apprenticeship Preparation Manager

He is a jack of all trades but he has mastered the perfect pizza combo. Meet AJAC’s new Apprenticeship Preparation Manager, Jim Johnson!  What’s the best part of your job so…

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January 31, 2017

5 Questions with Danica Hendrickson – Program Manager of Instruction

c What will your new role at AJAC include? As Program Manager of Instruction, I will work with subject matter experts, curriculum developers, and instructors to review existing and develop…

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Bri Durham

August 29, 2016

Meet AJAC’s New On-the-Job Training Advisor, Bri Durham!

What is your proudest career moment? I worked on 1.5 million dollar grant that was awarded by OJJDP to Pioneer Human Services and JJRA to run a pilot AJAC Manufacturing…

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