WELCOME Tony Fernandez, new Center Director/President at NH MEP!

Tony has spent over 45 years in the manufacturing sector servicing the metals, plastics, chemical and construction industries. Originally starting his career in the financial arena, Tony transitioned into operations and has held the position of General Manager/President/CEO for the past 25 years. Leading companies in the three different geographic regions allowed Tony to gain a unique perspective of business and the effects regional culture contribute. As a staunch advocate of Manufacturing, Tony has served on regional boards in Wisconsin, Florida, and Massachusetts, developing training programs and public partnerships.

Prior to his appointment as President /CEO of NHMEP, Tony maintained a very active business profile serving as the owner of Northside Consulting Group LLC, working at American International College teaching master’s level courses in Business Management and serving as the Western Mass Chapter Chair of SCORE/SBA. Volunteering and Business Networking are a passion that Tony still pursues and is very active promoting workforce development and entrepreneurship, particularly for the underserved.

Tony holds an MBA in Finance from St John’s University and a dual Bachelor’s in Accounting and Economics from NJCU. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, a Certified Business Mentor, Excel Certified and has successfully Championed three ISO implementations

Tony will bring NH MEP extensive manufacturing knowledge, organizational leadership and an energetic passion for success.
The NH MEP Mission is to support and assist NH Manufacturers with achieving financial profitability and innovative excellence. NH MEP supports NH Manufacturers’ ability to compete globally, train and retain workforce and succeed for generations.

Connect with Tony at 603-724-4771 || email: tonyf@nhmep.org || www.nhmep.org

About NH MEP

New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership
172 Pembroke Road
Concord, NH  03301

Phone: 603-226-3200

The New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, political affiliation or belief. This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all educational and training programs and activities. It also encompasses the employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

Press Releases

Grant for NH manufacturers seeks to strengthen domestic supply chain

A federal grant of $400,000 is directed to New Hampshire manufacturers to help them build a supply chain that relies more on local and national suppliers and less on foreigners companies. The grant will be administered by the NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NHMEP), a nonprofit organization with a mandate “to work with small and medium-sized manufacturers that need assistance in any way. The purpose behind that is to keep businesses here and to keep jobs in the United States.”

Greater Rochester Manufacturers Discuss Workforce Challenges and Seek Solutions from the State

For more information please contact: Cara Tracy, Marketing Manager at carat@nhmep.orgBy Cara Tracy, NH MEP | May 17, 2022 | Updated May 26, 2022 Rochester, NH – On two occasions this month, May 16 and May 25, Rochester’s Mayor, Paul Callaghan, welcomed and facilitated...

Building the Pipeline: A Discussion on the Manufacturing Workforce in the Monadnock Region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 15, 2022 For more information please contact: Zenagui Brahim President zenaguib@nhmep.org Keene, NH – On Tuesday, March 15, NH MEP President, Zenagui Brahim helped facilitate discussion among Keene area manufacturers. The event...

Key Takeaways from the 19th Annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit

The 19th Annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit was held virtually on Friday, October 22 with 156 attendees. Mike Mastergeorge, VP of Brazonics, opened the event and introduced Governor Chris Sununu’s video address highlighting the importance of the manufacturing sector to New Hampshire’s economy.

Manufacturing Month Kicks off at Jewell Instruments

October 1, 2021 – NH MEP kicked off Manufacturing Month at Jewell Instruments – 850 Perimeter Rd in Manchester NH. Tim Dining, VP and General Manager of Jewell Instruments welcomed the visitors and talked about the importance manufacturing plays in the economy and the importance to raise awareness of careers in manufacturing.