NaTa’sha Black has been promoted to senior project manager, Modern Manufacturing Program of West AlabamaWorks!
She previously served as Modern Manufacturing project manager, where she has built partnerships and coordinated efforts of local business, industry and education officials to ensure the success of the Modern Manufacturing Program.
“NaTa’sha does outstanding work. She’s an integral part of the success of the electric vehicle launch of Mercedes in our region. And, her relationships with suppliers in our region have been an invaluable asset to West Alabama,” said Donny Jones, chief workforce officer of West AlabamaWorks and executive vice president of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama.
In her new role, Black will coordinate with industry partners to assist participating school systems with equipment, materials and supplies procurement; ensure the outcomes of job placement and apprenticeships of students upon completion of the Modern Manufacturing Program; and serve as the liaison to the staff and automotive cluster with workforce development activities.
Black joined the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama staff in September 2019. Prior to that, she was the advertising manager and customer service manager of advertising with The Tuscaloosa News. She is a graduate of Stillman College and earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix. She also is a graduate of Focus on Leadership and Leadership Tuscaloosa.