Andreas Pashos

Andreas Pashos

New Orleans Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, Economic Opportunities Program

Program Manager, Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Program, Nunez Community College, New Orleans, Louisiana

Andreas Pashos currently serves as the program manager for the aerospace manufacturing technology program at Nunez Community College in Chalmette, Louisiana. The aerospace program launched in fall 2018 with the goal of training local individuals to become aerospace technicians and support businesses in the area by providing a two-year associate’s degree in applied science in AMT. Andreas manages the detail and high level tasks, goals and vision for the program to establish and grow a thriving aerospace workforce in the region. In addition to directing the program he also serves as one of the aerospace instructors and is growing from and enjoying the educator role immensely. Before entering higher education, his experience was in industry, working for Textron after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering. Initially at Textron he was part of the engineering leadership Development program, but at its conclusion he transitioned into project management and worked on various projects and products from design to delivery. He was born in the Boston area as a first-generation American to Greek parents and spent his childhood growing up between Boston and Greece.

Andreas Pashos is a member of the New Orleans Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

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