Who We Are


Our Mission

To increase the manufacturing capacity of communities through an established network of MSI Academic and Workforce Partners Рto be the premier integrated industrial workforce solution Рfor everything in workforce development from career exploration to employment. 

Consulting Services

The foundation of any successful business strategy is the ability to convert customer needs into products and solutions while continuously improving operations. The MSI offers a variety of specialized consulting services for manufacturers and distributors to ensure you have the right information, technology, and processes to engage your work force and position your company for growth and success.

MSI consultants have experience in leading Kaizen teams in identifying and implementing continuous improvement ideas, training and leading 5S teams, leading Value Stream Mapping activities, and work standardization implementation.  MSI consultants have managed production and maintenance activities, including safety, quality, delivery, and costs and have managed new product launches.


MSI Staff

Dr. Victor Gray
MSI Executive Director
804-643-7489 ext. 130
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V-RastbergerVanessa Rastberger
Workforce Solutions Director
804-643-7489 ext. 123
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Jody Steele
Workforce Solutions
804-643-7489 ext. 121
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Shawn A. Brown
Workforce Solutions Coordinator
804-643-7489 ext. 127
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Antonya Bonner
Workforce Solutions
804-643-7489 ext. 131
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Melissa Gordon
Dream It. Do it Virginia Coordinator
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