"I would encourage other employers to take on the program. It's very fulfilling to take somebody who wants to learn and is looking for feedback, and be able to help them along the process, give them skills that they can take for the rest of their life."
"People who live here want to stay living here. And if we can connect our local student population with good-paying jobs and a steady future, they're going to want to stay."
"Whatever we can do to connect to programs like this is going to be really beneficial for us in the long term, but then also brings us great young people who have a lot to offer."
"The energy and the talent and the ability to innovate from these kids has been remarkable."
"Gallo's participation in this has been a positive experience because it's opened new employee pathways for us as a business."
"Bringing that type of diversity into our site where we can include young people with more experienced people, that's where innovation really happens."