Vanessa joins the team as the Project Assistant where she will provide support for the apprenticeship project, which is funded by a Department of Labor (DOL) American Apprenticeship Initiative grant. Vanessa’s primary functions will include data and project management, maintaining the MIapprenticeship.org webpage, and providing ongoing support and communication to the project partners. Prior to joining the WIN team, Vanessa built a career in Supply Chain and Logistics Management for the automotive industry. Throughout the years, she gained experience in different aspects of those fields, ranging from warehouse management to international trade, all while providing support as a Customer Liaison with the BIG 3 auto companies. Outside of work, Vanessa actively volunteers and donates to different organizations and causes that promote growth and well-being in her community.