Development Group Promotes Exec

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The Muncie-based Alliance for Strategic Growth Inc. has named Mellisa Leaming chief operating officer. She has served as the organization's director of operations since 2006.

January 1, 2014

News Release

Muncie, Ind. -- President/CEO Mike Row today introduced Mellisa Leaming as the Chief Operating Officer for Alliance for Strategic Growth, Inc. (ASG, Inc.), effective January 3, 2014.

Leaming has over 20 years of experience in the field of workforce development and has served as the Director of Operations for ASG, Inc. since 2006. Leaming holds a Bachelor’s Degree in

Management specializing in Human Resources from Ball State University.

Leaming has provided oversight of the WorkOne system throughout Economic Growth Region 6 (Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Henry, Jay, Randolph, Rush, Wayne and Union counties). Currently,

Leaming has been involved in the development and implementation of Regional Advanced Manufacturing Programs (RAMP) and the Work Ready Communities that are beginning in multiple

counties.

"Mellisa Leaming is an exemplary professional with a strong record of innovative leadership in the field of workforce development. Mellisa’s unwavering dedication to serving our customers

combined with her passion for cultivating a world-class regional workforce makes her the ideal Chief Operating Officer for our organization," said Mike Row, President/CEO of Alliance for

Strategic Growth, Inc.

Alliance for Strategic Growth, Inc. exists to support sustainable economic prosperity in East Central Indiana through the development and implementation of collaborative initiatives that empower the regional workforce to meet the demands of the global economy. ASG, Inc. is a public/private partnership that serves as the Workforce Investment Board for Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Henry, Jay, Randolph, Rush, Wayne and Union counties. For more information visit www.asgcorp.org.

Source: Alliance for Strategic Growth Inc.