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Milwaukee Business Journal Names MATC President Dr. Vicki J. Martin to "18 Executives to Watch in 2018" List

Jan. 8, 2018

Milwaukee Area Technical College President Dr. Vicki J. Martin was named to the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “18 Executives to Watch in 2018” list in the Jan. 5, 2018, edition of the newspaper. According to the publication, the executives were chosen as a “direct reflection of the dominant news they were part of in 2017.” Citing the need for Foxconn to eventually employ 13,000 new employees in Mount Pleasant, Wis., Dr. Martin and Earl Buford of Employ Milwaukee are described as “on the forefront” of the effort to help the company meet the need for skilled workers.

Dr. Vicki J. Martin

Dr. Vicki J. Martin

Dr. Martin’s listing was accompanied by the following text:

“As head of Milwaukee Area Technical College, the state’s largest technical college, Vicki Martin will be among the main players tackling the skills gap problem plaguing many companies. Businesses like Foxconn Technology Group and Haribo will bring hundreds of new jobs to the region over the next few years. Martin will be busy in 2018, devising creative initiatives and forging critical partnerships to train workers in the skill sets the region’s economy needs.”

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