PresidentComplete Welding & Cutting SuppliesPomona, CA
But entrepreneurship is in my genes. At 28, I opened my own store using $50,000 from a loan against my house. It was just a small shop, but within a few years I could afford to open two more. Five years after I went out on my own, I bought the company I started at, after my old boss died.
|High School: ||La Zaro Cardenas High School|
|College: ||Riverside Community College|
You need resources to help you do this. Weld-Ed can provide resources for you and, hopefully, make your job easier.
The National Center for Welding Education and Training (dba Weld-Ed) is housed at Lorain County Community College (LCCC) in Elyria, Ohio. Weld-Ed is a collaboration of community colleges, universities, workforce agencies, and business & industry members representing welding and materials joining industry perspectives. Our primary mission is to expand the number of higher skilled welding technicians, while at the same time addressing the overall welding and materials joining needs of a multifaceted industry.
Weld-Ed strives to enhance education & training programs, recruitment, and services that are available to current and future employees in the field. We conduct market-driven research across many welding-related sectors and use forward-looking data to identify the current and future needs of the industry. We use this data to improve welding education programs, address recruitment and retention issues, expand workforce diversity, enhance existing curriculum, and advance laboratory science and application.
- Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Tennessee
- College of the Canyons, California
- Honolulu Community College, Hawaii
- Illinois Central College, Illinois
- Lorain County Community College, Ohio
- North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota
- Texas State Technical College, Texas
- The Ohio State University, Ohio
- Weber State University, Utah
- Yuba College, California
Weld-Ed is a national partnership of colleges, universities, professional societies, government, and private industry committed to increasing the number and quality of welding and materials joining technicians to meet industry demand.
Weld-Ed strives to improve the quality of education and training services to address the hiring and professional development needs of the welding industry.
To learn more about Weld-Ed, our goals, projects, etc., click here: http://www.weld-ed.org