AGP German Business Committee

May 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
ZOOM Webinar
Tine Hoffmeister
(205) 341-7880
The AGP German Business Committee will meet:
Thursday, May 13, 2021
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Conference
They will be joined by several guests on the call:
Catherine Malone, Director, Skills Initiative, German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) South. She will talk about GACC’s commitment to training companies towards German-style apprenticeship training and certification.
Steve Colburn, Organizational Development Specialist /Student Training Program Administrator, MBUSI. He will share about MBUSI’s working with GACC to set up their apprenticeship program.
Dr. Wolfgang Kneer, AGP German Business Committee Chair will also share how he plans to start an apprenticeship program at their new Alberta Technology Center in Tuscaloosa.
Michael Pinto, HR Manager, Brose Tuscaloosa will talk about their experience creating an apprentice program with GACC South and the local Community College
This committee is reserved for leaders of German companies in Alabama. It represents diverse industries and sectors, including manufacturing and services. The committee offers round-table style advice, support, and insight into best practices drawn from their own relevant experiences and provides a platform for its members to share experiences as well as potential networking opportunities.
If you are a leader in a German company based in Alabama and would like to attend the meeting, please email