Greg Surtman

Workforce Education Strategist

Tooling U-SME

3615 Superior Avenue, Bldg. 44
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-212-2587


As Workforce Education Strategist at Tooling U-SME, Greg is responsible for bringing together community stakeholders from education, workforce development, economic development and industry to create strategies that develop a pipeline of skilled workers in the advanced manufacturing sector.  In this role he is able to leverage his experience in workforce development and education to create engaging learning models that bridge the talent gap between job seekers and manufacturers across the country and help guide America’s youth toward career pathways that provide livable wages and meaningful careers.

With over 23 years of workforce development experience, Greg has been able to develop relationships with community & technical colleges across the country to help them develop and implement learning solutions for the industries they serve.  

Greg serves on the school board at Olmsted Falls City Schools & Polaris Career Center where he is focused on creating career exploration opportunities and programs to help kids make decisions about their learning journey after graduation .  He is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, DiSC facilitator, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toledo.  

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