Kinsey Mantay is the Regional Apprenticeship Administrator at the Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN). In this role, Kinsey works with partners from across the apprenticeship system in order to grow apprenticeship opportunities in southeast Michigan. Kinsey is passionate about finding innovative and creative ways to get more Michiganders into long-term, exciting, and stable careers that begin with apprenticeship.
As the Regional Apprenticeship Administrator, Kinsey’s work supports the Advance Michigan Center for Apprenticeship Innovation (AMCAI), a $4 million Department of Labor (DOL) American Apprenticeship Initiative grant project that brings together community colleges, workforce partners, and industry to strengthen the regional apprenticeship system and expand opportunities for Michigan’s talent. AMCAI spans 13 Michigan counties and aims to expand and enhance DOL Registered Apprenticeships.
Before joining WIN, Kinsey worked as a consultant for Orbitak International on various projects, including supporting the development of the Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program, an apprenticeship program modeled after the German apprenticeship system. She also supported the Multi-State Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (MSAMC), a $15 million DOL grant project spanning 10 states whose work created innovative approaches to improving technical education in the advanced manufacturing field. Most recently, Kinsey worked through Orbitak as a US project consultant for Canyon Bicycles, a German manufacturer, and for New Solutions Group, a Midtown Detroit-based policy and non-profit consulting firm.