Statewide Board

  • Josh Benton, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
  • Dr. Paul Blankenship, Kentucky Community & Technical College System
  • Andrew Farris, Mubea (Florence)
  • Peter Feil, Stober Drives (Maysville)
  • Greg Higdon, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers
  • Stacey Hughes, Logan Aluminum (Russellville)
  • Kim Menke, Toyota (Georgetown)
  • Will Mounts, OMICO Plastics, Inc. (Owensboro)
  • Ryan Senter, Hibbs Electromechanical (Madisonville)
  • Nathan Shewmaker, Toyoda Gosei (Lebanon)
  • Kent Suitors, GE Appliances (Louisville
  • Donnie Slagle, Toyotetsu (Somerset)
  • Danette Wilder, SealingLife Technologies (Lexington)

KY FAME Comes Into Its Own, Sets Sights on Expanding Missions

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About a decade ago, a handful of central Kentucky manufacturing companies banded together to begin addressing a critical challenge. As the state’s manufacturers battled to stay globally competitive, evolving cultural...

“Outsmarting the skills gap”: Subcommittee Continues Education and Workforce Initiative to Promote Earn-and-Learn Opportunities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | July 26, 2017 The Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development held a hearing today, exploring earn-and-learn opportunities for workers through apprenticeship programs. The Subcommittee also heard...

Local sponsors, including NKY FAME, step up to help put NASCAR XFINITY driver on track for Alsco 300

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NKY FAME and some Northern Kentucky businesses stepped up to help sponsor a NASCAR XFINITY driver at Kentucky Speedway ALSCO 300 Saturday who has become a spokesman for the FAME...

Local Manufacturers Celebrate First Graduates of Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program

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Graduating With Not Only a Job, but a Career   The first graduating class of the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) at Jefferson Community & Technical College has a record...