Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow Workshop

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Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow Workshop

A half-day workshop discussion that covers workforce development among business leaders in Portage County as we improve the economic base.

By Portage Development Board

When and where

Date and time

Tuesday, March 21 · 7:30 - 11am EDT


Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center 215 S. Depeyster Street Kent, OH 44240

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About this event

Join the Portage Development Board with a few of Portage County's workforce development business leaders, who have helped to maintain and improve the economic base in Portage.

Learn how workforce development empowers and connects individuals and businesses to collectively grow the economic stability of the Portage County community. A light breakfast to be provided.

Who should attend:

Business Leaders, including:

  • Executive Directors
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Workforce Administrators
  • Employment Service Specialists

Economic Development Organization Board and Staff:

  • Economic Development Leaders
  • Talent Ecosystem
  • Innovation Ecosystem
  • DE&I Ecosystem
  • Philanthropy
  • Non-profit Board Members
  • Media


Dr. Justin Edwards, Executive Director: Kent State University Career Exploration & Development

Shon Christy, President: Shon Christy Social Media

Hank Gibson, Chief of Probation: Adult Probation Office of Portage County

Tamera Hunter, Chief Executive Officer: Townhall II

Barbara Campbell, Executive Director: The Dalton Foundation- reLink Medical

Katrina Kohout, Provider Support Coordinator: The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Shannon Lepri, Director of Vocational and Transition Programming: KidsLink Neurobehavioral Center

Tiffany Jones, Community Employment Coordinator: The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities

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