German American Chamber of Commerce GACC shoot. Chicago IL. Photo by Andrew Collings.

Mario Kratsch is the creator of the ICATT Apprenticeship Program as well as  Vice President of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest). He joined GACC Midwest in 2014 to build and lead apprenticeship programs in the United States based on the German Dual Education System. Prior to joining GACC Midwest, Mario worked with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry East Thuringia, where he was head of the international division.