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Made Right Here – Electronic Press Kit

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Contact Information

Made Right Here

info@maderighthere.me
855-MakesIt  (855-625-3748)

Made Right Here
Bernie Lynch
Project Director
412-488-8040
strategiclynch@gmail.com
Made Right Here
Amy Bates
Project Assistant
724-882-9940
Maker Professional Training Program 
192 Bakery Square Blvd,
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Made Right Here
1936 Fifth Ave.,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Expanded Media Kit

Looking for more? We’ve put together a traditional media kit that goes over Made Right Here, The Maker Movement, The Makership, The Makership Credential, and the other projects we work on.

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Project Staff

bernieBernie Lynch, President of Strategic Development Solutions, LLC has been a member of Tech Shop since February 2014.  She has taken the Sheet Metal SBU, Basic Wood Working, Sandblasting and Powder Coating, Makerbot Replicator 3D Printer, and Rotary Laser Cutter.  She has made a range of products for gift giving and is currently working on a garden sculpture and a robotic cleaning tool.  She serves as the Project Manager for the New App for Making It In America, the US DOL Workforce Innovation Fund grant project which has developed MadeRightHere.Me, the Makership Project, the Maker Professional Credential, the Maker Bench and other emerging tools to establish a framework for start-up local and domestic manufacturing, which includes training individuals to work with them.  She has worked for more than a decade to bring societal sectors together from academia, labor, education, workforce, government and business to accelerate economic preparedness for cities in disruptive technologies like the dawning of the Maker Movement and the next Industrial Revolution.

eric-1Eric Galbreath serves as the Training Coordinator for the Makership Project training, guiding the trainees in the career outcomes they seek from their Individual Training Plan.  Eric has been with the program since March 2014 and has brought his 25 years of manufacturing experience and knowledge, and his love of teaching to work with the trainees in Tech Shop day to day.  In addition to the Makership trainees, Eric works extensively in the MadeRightHere.Me project with start-up firms in as a production instructor and guide through the manufacturing and process to scale from prototype to small batch to growth.  Eric has worked on the team to develop the Maker Professional credential and is a member of a three person day-to-day staff for the project whose office is in Tech Shop, Pittsburgh.

 

Makership Project Participants

Ezra JuliarEzra Juliar’s background was in the restaurant industry and his last position was with a window manufacturer.  He joined the Makership project in February of 2014 and is currently training in electronic schematic reading, basic soldering, laser cutting and 3d Printing.  He is working towards securing a position in manufacturing.  While in Makership, he has done numerous individual projects involving laser engraving, Arduino and wiring sensors.  He is actively interviewing for placements through the Makership project with startup firms and is currently awaiting the final stages of a Makership job placement.

 

Johnny NaplesJohnny Naples joined the Makership project in the first cohort in August of 2013 and brings his skills as a journeyman Sheet Metal Worker, Local #12. Johnny’s design background has led him to create motorcycle parts and he eventually wants to own his own fabrication firm. Johnny is a supportive member of the Makership community and leads a welding practice group every other Thursday at Tech Shop for fellow makers, participating in peer-to-peer learning practices.  He is formally trained in sheet metal and has worked on metal forming, power coating and deepening welding skills while in the program.

 

Samara NashSamara Nash has a background in drafting and design. She joined the Makership project in April of 2014 and has been busy “Making” ever since.  She hopes to one day create 3D Architectural Drawings. She has eagerly taken classes in CAD, laser cutting and 3d printing while working toward her career goal. She is currently working on an individual project to create an island for her kitchen.

 

 

App for New AmericaRick Shelkey was in the first cohort of the Makership Project in August of 2013 and also began his first year in the apprenticeship program of the Sheet Metal Worker’s Local #12 at that time. He was placed quickly with CMU start-up Sole Power and is the longest placed trainee of the Makership project.  He is concurrently training with both organizations and keeps busy with employer placements for both credentials.  With a degree in finance, Rick is currently using his financial background and his maker skills in his Makership placement with Sole Power, a startup company that has developed a power-generating shoe insert.

 

Damone WillsDamone Wills joined the Makership project in October of 2013 with the intention of building his skills to get accepted into the Sheet Metal Workers Local #12. Damone’s family comes first and as a father of seven, his goal was to get into a union apprenticeship program to create a better life for his family. His work background is in landscaping and general labor, but he knew he was capable of more. Damone has been practicing his welding, machining, CNC, and sheet metal skills.   Damone was accepted into the Sheet Metal Workers, Local 12 apprenticeship program with the recommendation from fellow Makership participant, John Naples, a journeyman Sheet Metal Worker.

 

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