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Apprentice Spotlight

Congratulations to all our RTMA apprentices!

2022

On January 13, 2022, Brian Domaire, of PGM Corp. in Rochester, was awarded his Journey Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Quality Assurance Auditor. Congratulations Brian on being the 26th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

2021

On December 20, 2021, Tyler Cotturone of Rochling Medical in Rochester was awarded his Journey Worker certificate and card for successfully completing the New York State Registered Apprenticeship Program as a Mold Maker. Congratulations to Tyler on being the 25th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On December 2, 2021, Derek Whitfield, of Nordon, Inc. in Rochester, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Mold Maker. Congratulations Derek on being the 24th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On December 1, 2021, Kevin Fitch, of Acro Industries in Rochester, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a CNC Machinist. Congratulations Kevin on being the 23rd RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On October 6, 2021, Abdul Wali-Wakil, of Nordon Plastics in Rochester, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Mold Maker. Congratulations Abdul on being the 22nd RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On August 25, 2021, Jacob Allen, of OptiPro Systems in Ontario, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a CNC Machinist. Congratulations Jacob on being the 21st RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On August 23, 2021, Kenneth Swol, of Maris Systems Design in Spencerport, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as an Electromechanical Technician. Congratulations Shane on being the 20th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On July 20, 2021, Shane Snyder of Lapp Insulators in LeRoy, Genesee County, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Maintenance Mechanic (Automated Equipment). Congratulations Shane on being the 19th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On July 7, 2021, Anthony Muntz was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as an Electromechanical Technician. Anthony previously worked at Aludyne (Chassix) in Batavia and is now at Moog, Inc. Congratulations Anthony on being the 18th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On April 15, 2021, Lance Seppe of Aludyne, located in Batavia, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as an Electromechanical Technician.  Congratulations Lance on being the 17th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On March 12, 2021, Dean Palermo of Lapp Insulators in Le Roy, Genesee County, was awarded his Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Maintenance Mechanic (Automated Equipment).  Congratulations Dean on being the 16th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On February 11, 2021, Robert Bombard of Aluydne, located in Batavia, was awarded his New York State Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as an Electromechanical Technician. Congratulations Robert on being the 15th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program!


 

On January 15, 2021, Sam Swenson from Optipro was awarded his New York State Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as an Electromechanical Technician. Congratulations Sam on being the 14th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program.


 

On January 15, 2021, Josh Torres from Optipro was awarded his New York State Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Quality Assurance Auditor. Congratulations Josh on being the 13th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program.


 

2020

On December 17, 2020, Greg McFarlane from Roechling Medical, Rochester NY division was awarded his New York State Journey-Worker certificate for his successful completion of the New York State Mold Maker Apprenticeship Program. Congratulations Greg on being the 12th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the Apprenticeship Program.


 

On December 10, 2020, Stephen Thomas From OptiPro was awarded his New York State Journey-Worker certificate for successfully completing the New York State Apprenticeship Program as a Precision Optics Technician. Congratulations Stephen on being the 11th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the program.


 

On December 10, 2020, Kyle Wood from OptiPro successfully completed his New York State Apprenticeship and was awarded his Journey-worker certificate as a Precision Optics Technician. Congratulations Kyle on being the 10th RTMA apprentice to successfully complete the program.


 

On December 10, 2020, Robert Lebeau from Arnprior successfully completed his New York State Apprenticeship Program and received his Journey – Worker certificate as a Quality assurance auditor. Congratulations Robert on being RTMA’s 9th apprentice to successfully complete the program.


 

On December 9, 2020, David Warfle from Love Beets was awarded his New York State Journey-worker certificate as an Industrial Manufacturing Technician. Congratulations David you are RTMA’s 8th apprentice to successfully complete the program.


 

March 4, 2020. Bob Coyne from the Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA) and Steve Burton, Operations Manager at JML Optical, congratulate Jeffrey Muir from JML Optical. He graduated as our first Precision Optics Technician from the RTMA Apprenticeship Program. Jeffrey was an outstanding apprentice and student at MCC and we wish him well in his career.


 

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