Success Stories

Many people have found stable and fulfilling careers in our local area. Read a few stories of people who’ve found opportunities for growth and on-the-job training.

Beverly Russell Baldwin

General Manager
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Americo Mejia Diaz

Director of Housekeeping
Biltmore Farms Hotels

Tyler Coan

Automation Technician
UPM Raflatac

Susan Chandler

Lab Tech
Advanced Superabrasives

Heather Hicks

Hot Springs Resort and Spa

Katherine Parnell

Director of Camp Bob
Kanuga Conference Center

Josh Bradley

CC Operator
Advanced Superabrasives

Carmita Rivera

Product Specialist
UPM Raflatac

Robert Foster

Director of Hotel Operations
Biltmore Farms Hotels

Layton Parker

General Manager and Owner
Hampton Inn

Bronson Patton

Assembler One
Sylvan Sport

Patrick Bailey

Welding Supervisor
Sylvan Sport

Chris Venezuela

Lead Assembly Technician
Sylvan Sport

Ryan Kaufman

Fly Fishing Guide
Headwater Outfitters

Toni Williams

Manager, Stable Cafe
Biltmore Estate

Elizabeth Manley

Director of Revenue Management
The Omni Grove Park Inn

Zachery Chambliss

Customer Service Representative

Athena Maria Thomas-Jones

Production Operator
Jacob Holm

Brian Pollet

CMC Production Quality Assistant
GE Aviation

Juan Carlos Parra Cueto

Maintenance Technician
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Yolanda “Missy” Strong

Production Shift Manager
Gaia Herbs, Brevard

Robert “Chris” Eggleston BSN, RN, CCRN

Interim Nurse Manager MSICU
Mission Health

Heather Bauer

Outreach Manager
Home Instead

Julie Applegate

Hot Springs Health Program

Lezlie Shuford-Clark

Hot Springs Health Program

Caleb Massey

Billing Coder and Nursing Student
Hot Springs Health Program

Stephanie Banks

AB Tech

Crystal Letterman MSN, RN, CMSRN

Administrative Manager of Clinical Operations
Transylvania Regional Hospital

Amy Burrell

Advent Health Hendersonville

Erica Garcia-Batista

Supervisor of Environmental Services and Security
Pardee UNC Health Care

Josh Whitmire

Nursing Student