Abingdon, VA – The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing announced today that Stephanie Surrett has been selected as the Director for the Southwest Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence.  Stephanie Surrett comes with 20 years of experience in strategic planning, program and project management, employee development and organizational leadership. In addition to working in the

Access to world class training for manufacturing employees will soon be available through SVAM’s own Center of Excellence training facility. Last year, at about this time, the SVAM Board of Directors embarked on a journey that, at the time, seemed only a dream. Believing that manufacturers knew best what their employment and training needs were,