Today businesses need a solid workforce pipeline. Developing mutually beneficial relationships between the business community and high schools is key to economic development growth.
Innovative education programs that focus on problem-solving and professional skills have proven the value business and industry can have on the future workforce. Business offer project assistance, career exploration, and mentorship.
Economic Development has always been important in communities to keep the wheels of commerce going with quality businesses employing the local workforce.
The cycle of increasing company revenue from sources outside their market is key to economic development success. Workforce Development, Business Retention & Expansion, Business Attraction and Entrepreneurship are key areas of focus.
Most leaders know their true competitive advantage comes from their people, few know how to get full performance and productivity.
Engagement: Enhance engagement, innovation, and growth with employees. Alignment: Connect vision & strategy. Teamwork: Understand synergies, cautions and diversities. Career Development: Build career paths and learn and grow.
15+ years of leadership experience in Business, Organizational, and Program Development
Proven track record of leading economic development programs to achieve growth goals & exceed revenue targets. Creates consistency through a clear strategic vision and a “get it done” management style. Operationally sound with expertise in P&L’s with a focus on business objectives. Experience with developing and executing strategic, long-term goals for measurable growth and profitability.
Developing the CareerAdventure brand to be the cornerstone career mapping program for students and aspiring professionals. Plus supporting Student-Athletes through Jersey2Job career mapping frameworks.
My personal mission is to have everyone I work with be successful. Helping aspiring professionals find their path. Economic development groups grow their communities and employers and employees find engagement in their workplace. Let me know how I can help.