Sector Strategies Manager & Apprenticeship Coordinator
Goodwill Southern California
Tracy DiFilippis is the Sector Strategies Manager and Apprenticeship Coordinator for Goodwill of Southern California leading the Manufacturing Sector Intermediary in Los Angeles County and the Manufacturing Sector Strategist for the City of L.A. in Advanced Manufacturing. Tracy is the Co-Founder of SWAG – Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group, a partnership with College of the Canyons, and over a dozen industry partners.
Tracy has served in the field of Career Development from a diverse background of Corporate America, K-12 education, Non-Profit leadership, and Workforce Development. She has a long history of vocational program development with Youth in Transition, Employment Readiness, and Career Development and Planning. Her passion is building bridges from education to employment and designing demand-driven training programs for industry.
Tracy holds a Master’s Degree from California Lutheran University and has worked in the manufacturing industry for ten years, both in aerospace and defense and beverage sub-sectors.