WARSAW – Ivy Tech Community College North Central Chancellor Thomas Coley announced the appointment of Tom Till as director of the college’s Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (OAMTC) in Warsaw, Ind.
Till, a graduate of Ivy Tech’s Machine Tool Technology program, also earned an associate of science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University and a bachelor of science degree in Applied Management from Tri-State University. Till is also a Johnson & Johnson Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Prior to joining Ivy Tech, Till retired from his position as Manufacturing Engineering Science & Technology manager at DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction, which he joined in 1988. He also served as Manufacturing Engineer manager and Manufacturing Development engineer at DePuy. Till began his career at Gripco Fasteners in South Whitley, Ind. where he held positions as a machinist, computer numeric controls (CNC) programmer, and tool designer.
Additionally, Till has been a member of the OrthoWorx Advanced Manufacturing Committee since February 2011.
“We congratulate Tom on becoming the new director at the Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center. We also commend Ivy Tech for recognizing the need for this new position and filling it with an industry expert to help drive the OAMTC to the next level. Tom brings strong industry perspective through his knowledge and experience. We look forward to continuing to work with him to meet the workforce needs of the industry cluster and advance the OrthoWorx Education and Workforce Development Initiative,” stated Sheryl Conley, chief executive officer, OrthoWorx.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.