UWRC Educational Series: Community Resources

Community resources are the businesses, public service institutions and nonprofits that provide assistance and service to the community. Two businesses will be highlighted as community services in this session. Learn how IMPACT is a resource for residents and how your agency can take advantage of IMPACT services to inform Racine County residents about your services. Start IT supports the inclusion, education, and advancement of diversity in the Information Technology industry. Partnering with Leeward BA, a new generation of deserving professionals will increase your cyber security and expand the IT Industry day by day.

The session will explore community resources with a focus on IMPACT 2-1-1 and START IT programs. 

IMPACT 2-1-1 is not only a needed community resource, consider how it strengthen your core work. Learn about the potential of 2-1-1 and why so many community providers are taking advantage of 2-1-1 services. 

Located at the George Bray Center in Racine, Start IT will employ and train members of unemployed and underemployed community of Racine, in the field of Information Technology. Participants of Start IT will review, manage, and analyze reports generated by CyberProtect.Ninja, a subscription-based comprehensive computer security solution provided by Leeward BA. Through this partnership, Start IT participants will gain work experience in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Real-world experience in antivirus blocking, anti-malware protection, cloud backup restoration, and software updates will propel IT knowledge forward exponentially, and allow Start IT participants to move into the IT field smoothly and easily.

Cory Mason is the Chief Information Officer at Twin Disc Inc. He has over 40 years of experience working with information technology in manufacturing organizations, also including Harley-Davidson Inc. and S. C. Johnson & Son Inc. In the community he serves as board member on the Business Advisory Council for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, the I.T. Practice Center at UW-Parkside, the Racine Uptown Business Improvement District (BID) Board, and leads the IT Network under Higher Expectations. Previous board service includes Junior Achievement of Racine and Kenosha, Racine Symphony Orchestra, Racine Area Soccer Association, and Racine Southeastern Aquatics.

Chuck Goodremote recently retired as Chief Information Officer from Modine Manufacturing Company.  During his 35-year career at Modine he held numerous management and executive positions including Plant Superintendent, Engineering Manager, Global Research Director, General Manager, Managing Director of the Automotive Division in Europe, and 8 years as Global CIO.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from UW-Stout and an MBA from UW-Parkside.  Currently, he serves on the Advisory Board to the Dean of the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside, the IT Practice Center Board at UW-Parkside, the IT Network Board under Higher Expectations, the Racine Vocational Ministries Board, and the Deacon Board of Fellowship Baptist Church. In the past, he served as Treasurer on the Racine Unified School Board. 


November 7th, 2017 8:30 AM   through   10:00 AM
Gateway Technical College - Racine Campus Conference Center
901 Lake Avenue
enter from Pershing Drive
Racine, WI 53403
United States