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“What we do for work is much more than simply a job, or a career path. Our work is central to who we are, what we value, and what we choose to do with our lives. Our focus is to support everyone on their career journey to know which jobs are out there and how to acquire the skills and experience needed to achieve career goals. Careers are a choice. We are here to help. Let us know how we can support you in your journey.”

—Peter Callstrom, CEO

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Khaleda Atta

Chief Programs Officer

Sarah Burns

Director of Learning

Peter Callstrom

President and CEO

Jon Carr

Senior Manager of Operations

Karen Connolly

Director of Workforce Development – Healthcare

Desiree Daugherty

Vice President of Customer Experience

Nick DeVico

Director of Strategic Youth Initiatives

Molly Dishman

Director of Compliance and Procurement

Tracy Eckard

Director of Workforce Development – Energy, Construction, Utilities & Public Administration

Laurie Gravich

Manager of Marketing & Communications

Shaina Gross

Vice President of Client Services

Melanie Hitchcock

Manager of Regional Initiatives and Operations

Claudia Huerta

Vice President of Business Engagement

Melissa Johnson

Vice President of People and Culture

Kiyoshi Kanzawa

Director of Information Technology

Daniella Molina

Manager of Training Services

Frank Pancucci

Director of Workforce Development

Parina Parikh

Vice President of Sector Initiatives

Alistair Penny

Director of Workforce Development – ICT

Angel Stancer

Senior Manager of Business Services

Arturo Vazquez

Senior Manager of Career Center Services

Jimmy Watkins

Manager of Career Center Services

Carlynne Yu


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