Our Mission

To develop a thriving workforce and strong economy.

Our vision

To be the preferred source for career exploration, education and skill training, and employment connections to every person and business.

Our team

The Executive Team sets direction, allocates resources, monitors progress and overcomes roadblocks to ensure aligned action and collective responsibilty for the organization's performance.

Our board of directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the organization’s financial well-being and accountability, ensuring that our activities are consistent with our mission. The Board of Directors is made up of five volunteer members, who are current or past chief executives or with substantial management or policy responsibility, from either the public or private sector.

  • Chris Carman, Owner, ActionCoach Business Coaching (Vice Chair)

  • Deonna Chambers, Sr. HR Manager, E & J Gallo

  • Mark Goldstein, Attorney, Goldstein Law Group.

  • Mary Wehrheim, Retired President, Stanek Tool, Corp. 

  • Steve Holtan, Retired President, Slinger Manufacturing (Chair)

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President & CEO

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Cindy Simons

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Controller

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Joe Starrett

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Program Coordinator

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Kathy Wolfe

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Development Manager

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Kimberly Trinko

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Program Manager

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Lisa Maylen

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Executive Assistant

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Maureen Pool

Our Workforce Specialist Teams are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable. 

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Career Planner

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Alex Gonzalez

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Amber Zahn

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Business Solutions Rep

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Amanda Kelsey

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IT Manager

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Anita Kline

Receptionist

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Ariel Hernandez

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Career Planner

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Jeff Hopton

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Debbie Bartmann

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Jennifer Aldrich

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Cindy Hinckely

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Sr. Program Coordinator

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Jessie Johnson

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Giovanni Cataldo

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Karen Cameron

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Kim Mullikin

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Lauren Friedl

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Lauren Schrubbe