Austin

MAT² Apprentice Graduate: Test Technician

Logan

MAT² Apprentice Graduate: Service Technician

Nicholas

MAT² Apprentice Graduate: Mechatronics Technician

Alejandro

MAT² Apprentice Graduate: Applications Engineer

Trivia

MAT² Apprentice: Mechatronics Technician

Vice President of GACC Midwest

Mario Kratsch joined GACC Midwest in 2014 to build and lead apprenticeship programs in the United States based on the German Dual Education System, including serving on the MAT2 Strategic Steering Committee. Mario is the creator of the ICATT Apprenticeship Program as well as Vice President of GACC Midwest. Prior to joining GACC Midwest, Mario worked…

Deputy Director
Phone: (312) 494-2167

As the Deputy Director, Sascha works closely with Mario Kratsch, with a strong focus on apprenticeship program operations. Prior to joining the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program team in 2019, Sascha worked for the Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce, successfully developing the German apprenticeship model and other continuing education programs. In addition to his experience as Head of…

Manager, Applicant Outreach & Special Projects
Phone: (312) 585-8019

As Applicant Outreach Manager, Myriam focuses on guiding MAT2 applicants through the application process and introducing the MAT2 Apprenticeship Program to interested parties. Working closely with the Train the Trainer courses, she is also an assistant teacher and helps develop the course’s curriculum and oversees administration. Myriam joined the Apprenticeship Networks team of GACC Midwest…

ICATT Apprentice Coordination
Phone: (312) 585-8348

As a MAT2 Apprenticeship Program coordinator, Melissa communicates with schools and educates potential MAT2 Apprenticeship Program candidates on the benefits of the program, as well as processes all incoming apprentice applications. She joined the team in 2015, and is the main point of contact for current MAT2 Apprentices. Prior to joining the team, she worked…

Geneva Scurek

Training, Exams and Certification
Phone: (615) 708-7246

As an ICATT Apprenticeship Program manager, Geneva develops the MAT2 Examinations and ensures that they are comprehensive and repeatable. She supports MAT2 Network Companies in Wisconsin as well as consulting clients nationwide to develop an effective company training plan. Additionally, she coordinates with MAT2 Network Colleges to ensure that their curriculum aligns with the skills…