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GMACWorkforce works to create an effective pipeline of highly skilled workers tailored to the needs of area businesses through the collaboration of its partner organizations while also working every day to build career pathways between individuals and the area’s high demand positions.

As a workforce intermediary, GMACWorkforce leverages funding from federal grants and local philanthropic organizations to implement strategic change initiatives that encourage alignment and coordination across groups of workforce organizations in Memphis and Shelby County.

This type of model allows GMACWorkforce to address workforce challenges in the Greater Memphis Regional Area  proactively by using a dual customer approach that considers the needs of both employees and employers.

GMACWorkforce also helps to facilitate collaboration among local industries, education and training providers, and nonprofit service providers. These efforts can improve the ability of the Memphis region to develop a workforce with the skills and competencies employers need.




  • Memphis medical device industry employment has grown 50% since 1999 – more than four times the national rate of growth.
  • Shelby County is the 2nd-largest county in the U.S. for orthopedic device manufacturing.
  • There are currently more than 40 life science companies operating in the Greater Memphis Area.

Be a part of providing breakthrough treatment options that can improve the quality of life for millions.
There are many challenging and diverse careers in the development, design, manufacturing, and delivery of medical devices. Learn more about your career options in the medical device industry.




Together We Can!

Workforce Mid-South leads the way in connecting job seekers and employers, providing skills training and work opportunities for youth and adults, analyzing and sharing data to educate the public on workforce needs, and aligning community partners around workforce initiatives to help make Greater Memphis a place of economic opportunity for all.




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