MACNY, The Manufacturers Association, recently welcomed Taylor Hodge back to the team as director of Partners for Education & Business, Inc. Stepping down from her role as director, Tanya M. Eastman, will remain a part of the MACNY team as senior adviser for STEM Workforce Initiatives.
“We are thrilled for Taylor to return. Her expertise and previous experience at MACNY will ensure a smooth and seamless handover for our internal team and external partners,” said MACNY’s President and CEO Randy Wolken. “We are also excited to continue to work with Tanya in this new capacity as we grow our programs from Central New York to across New York state.”
In her role, Hodge will oversee and support the expansion of Partners for Education & Business Inc.’s initiatives, while also contributing to MACNY’s overall workforce development goals.
During her time away from MACNY, Hodge served as the assistant director and Lock 4 program manager for ERIE21 at Le Moyne College. Hodge also has experience as the program manager for adult and continuing education at Cazenovia College, where she spent over six years.
Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in inclusive elementary education from Cazenovia College and a Master of Science degree in education from SUNY Potsdam. She serves on the Leadership Council for the Women’s Fund of Central New York and has previously served on the executive board for Cazenovia Children’s House.