Bernadette is responsible for applicant outreach activities of the MAT² Apprenticeship Program. Bernadette is instrumental in developing a steady pipeline of apprentices, as well as in building relationships with educators, administrators, and workforce development organizations. Prior to joining the MAT2 team, she served high-risk high school students with career paths upon graduation and was part of MAT2 in a role recruiting veterans for the program. Bernadette earned her bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University in Community Development and Business Administration and is Certified as a Career Development Facilitator.