Bringing the Voice of Manufacturing to Washington

Jennifer McNelly
Host Jennifer McNelly

Wednesday, May 2nd at 1 PM ET - Haley Stevens is running for Congress in Michigan’s 11th Congressional District to bring the voice of manufacturing to Washington. Haley has dedicated her career to saving and creating good-paying jobs in Michigan. During the Great Recession, Haley served as Chief of Staff on the U.S. Treasury's Auto Task Force, the team responsible for returning the auto industry to financial stability and saving auto manufacturing jobs. In this episode of Women And Manufacturing, Jennifer McNelly asks Haley about the importance of having the voice of our nation’s manufactures in Washington and how policies that come out of Washington impact jobs in Michigan and around the country. Haley is driven to help leverage the best of technology to keep American manufacturing strong. Tune into Bringing the Voice of Manufacturing to Washington hear Haley Steven's story.

Haley Stevens
Guest Haley Stevens

Today's Guest

Haley Stevens has dedicated her career to saving and growing good-paying jobs in Michigan. During the Great Recession, Haley served as chief of staff on the Auto Task Force inside of the U.S. Treasury Department, the team responsible for returning the auto industry to financial stability and saving 211,000 Michigan jobs.

Most recently she led a national workforce development program and created the country’s first online training program for digital manufacturing, which is already changing lives. She has led innovation programs across the country, helping small and medium sized manufacturers grow. Haley is a frequent speaker on job creation by way of harnessing new technology. She launched a STEM education program which has exposed over 200 middle and high school students to digital manufacturing concepts and processes with hands-on teaching.

Earlier in her career, Haley played a key role in setting up two federal offices critical in creating new Michigan jobs: The Office of Recovery for Automotive Communities and Workers and the White House Office of Manufacturing Policy. She also served as a policy advisor in the Economic Development Administration, where she helped create advanced manufacturing job opportunities located around southeastern Michigan.

Haley was born and raised in Oakland County where she graduated from Seaholm High School. She earned a master’s degree in social policy and philosophy and a bachelor’s degree in political science from American University.

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