Dr. Jane Lindaman, Waterloo Schools Superintendent, Kyle Roed, Omega’s Senior Human Resources Manager, Greg Meyers, Omega's General Manager and Jeff Frost, Waterloo Schools Executive Director of Technical Education.
WATERLOO, Iowa - Omega Cabinetry joins as a sponsor of the Waterloo Schools Career Center, which includes curriculum in advanced manufacturing, and is housed in Central Middle School in Waterloo, Iowa.
This partnership with the custom cabinetry manufacturer will enhance learning opportunities for high school students who pursue career pathways offered at the center, including Advanced Manufacturing and Sustainable Construction and Design.
“Omega Cabinetry is excited to announce their partnership with the Waterloo Schools Career Center. We have a wonderful, diverse and vibrant community in Waterloo, and we are excited to help students find long-term career options in the Cedar Valley. An investment in our kids is an investment in our community. We are excited to help support our talented students in their career paths!” said Kyle Roed, Omega’s Senior Human Resources Manager.
Located in Waterloo, Omega covers over 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art production space on almost 40 acres with more than 950 associates. The company prides itself on quality craftsmanship and superior service., and is part of MasterBrand Cabinets, a division of Fortune Brands Home & Security. MasterBrand ranks No. 4 in the latest FDMC 300 list of largest wood products manufacturers.
“Omega Cabinetry has stepped up in a big way. A partnership between Omega and the Waterloo Career Center will undoubtedly help us serve students better. Their expertise and insight will mesh well with several of our pathways, like advanced manufacturing and sustainable construction. We appreciate the leadership of Kyle Roed and his team which will help us ensure relevant instruction at the Career Center,” said Dr. Jane Lindaman, Waterloo Schools superintendent.
Omega is one of many local companies committing to career program partnerships with Waterloo Schools. Recently, the University of Northern Iowa College of Education, John Deere Waterloo Operations and UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital were announced as sponsors for the career center.
Pictured are Dr. Jane Lindaman, Waterloo Schools Superintendent, Kyle Roed, Omega’s Senior Human Resources Manager, Greg Meyers, Omega's General Manager and Jeff Frost, Waterloo Schools Executive Director of Technical Education.
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