Career TEAM – Accelerating the Human Condition – Powered by Career EDGETime 2022-07-26 09:58:50
Human Condition Accelerating
Human Condition Accelerating
Human Condition Accelerating
WorkforceWIOA / TANF / SNAPONE STOP OPERATORCASE MANAGEMENTBUSINESS SERVICESONLINE LEARNINGTRAINING + CERTIFICATION
EducationPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTSTUDENT SUCCESSPLACEMENT + RETENTION
TechnologyLEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMSCASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMSTIMESHEET TRACKINGASSESSMENTS
job seekers served on career edge
campuses utilizing career edge
Career TEAM provides innovative solutions to complex social challenges such as closing the opportunity divide, reducing unemployment and eradicating poverty.
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WorkforceWIOA / TANF / SNAPCASE MANAGEMENTBUSINESS SERVICESTRAINING
EducationPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTCAREER SERVICESPLACEMENT + RETENTION
TechnologyLEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMSCASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMSONLINE ORIENTATIONTIMESHEET TRACKINGASSESSMENTS
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Meet the team
Chief Executive Officer
203.407.8800Founder & CEO, Chris is a renowned expert in the field of peak performance coaching with an insatiable appetite (yum!) for accelerating the human condition. His immediate focus is on partnering with government and education to increase employment outcomes through proprietary Career TEAM technologies and strategies. When not wearing his social entrepreneur hat, Chris can be found getting into mischief with his wife Susan and their three children Alana, CJ and Olivia; or shagging fly balls at a local baseball field.Favorite Core Value: #8 - We provide WOW!
President of Career TEAM Direct Services
203.407.8800Anthony Terlizzi joined CTL in 2018 as Chief Performance Officer for Direct Service awards. In this capacity, Anthony is responsible for Workforce Operations, New Business Development, and Performance Management for our Government division. Anthony has extensive WIOA and TANF experience, previously overseeing large, multi-site workforce operations, particularly in New York City. Anthony graduated from the University of South Florida with a BS in Finance. When not working, Anthony enjoys spending time with his wife (they were previous winners of a trip to Costa Rica on the Newlywed Game!), 3 highly energetic boys and playing point guard wherever a hoop court can be found!Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. period.
Chief Service Delivery Officer
302.654.4949Dana N. Fenwick is a Delaware native with a passion for people. She joined Career Team in 2007 and assisted in opening the Delaware location. Dana has over twenty years of Case Management expertise and has managed TANF, SNAP, and WIOA contracts in Delaware. Dana has also served as the National Director of Case Management Services for Career TEAM and was recently promoted to Chief Service Delivery Officer. She is committed to ensuring that underserved populations have opportunities to become self-sufficient and feel good about being productive members of society. She is committed to closing the opportunity gap, one client at a time. Dana feels that no contribution is too large or too small and is willing to do whatever it takes to achieve continued growth both personally and professionally. Dana holds a Master’s Degree in Human Services, a Graduate Certificate in Case Management, and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate.Favorite Core Value: #1 - We are a TEAM with family values.
Director of Business Services
302.654.4949“Mr. J” serves as Director of Business Services and as a master connector, ensures process and relationships with national hiring authorities. In addition, he works with the CEO and Program Directors with the goal of building career services capacity, maximize placement of clients and providing assistance to individual teams or Job Developers. His purpose is to maximize candidate placement by engaging the business community, employers and clients in long-term partnerships. When not working, Mr. J can be found in church or designing a new line of Big and Tall Men’s apparel.Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. Period.
Chief Administrative Officer
203.407.8800Danielle Simone joined CTL in 2008 and has been instrumental in the successful launch of new CTL offices in Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Danielle is one of the chief content architects of the highly successful Career EDGE LMS and web portal with over 100,000 users nationwide. Danielle graduated sum cum laude from Quinnipiac University and has been accepted to the prestigious Yale Graduate School of Management. Danielle enjoys spending time with her family and can often be found feverishly browsing through Pinterest for new ideas or playing with her BFF Chloe, a Yorkee Poo.Favorite Core Value: #2 - We are passionate!
Chief Business Officer
203.407.8800As Chief Business Officer, Micaela brings a background in higher education, coaching, and career development to the organization. Micaela has observed the Department of Education’s shift toward the gainful employment of our graduates. As a result, what excites her the most about her role is sharing Career Team’s 20 years of Workforce Development experience with partner institutions and, ultimately, with graduates. Prior to CTL, she served as National Director of Sales for McGraw Hill Education. Micaela completed the Accomplishment Coaching leadership and coaches training program in 2013 and she is also a certified trainer in the Aha! Process, Bridges Out Of Poverty program. A Cum Laude graduate from San Diego State University with a BA in International Business, Micaela lives in Denver, CO.Favorite Core Value: #7 - We ZAG!
Chief Innovation Officer
203.407.8800Harrison Tonne joined CTL in 2009 and is charge of the design and development of all CTL Learning Management Systems and Case Management Systems. His passion is using modern technology to streamline education and workforce development systems. He believes in creating fun, entertaining educational products that can help people achieve their dreams and shape their future. Harrison is one of the original architects of the Career EDGE that is now being used by over 400,000 individuals. Outside the office, Harrison enjoys dunking basketballs and spending time with his wife and two sons!Favorite Core Value: #7 - We ZAG!
Regional Director of Operations
253.593.7300James Hughes joined Career Team in 2019 as Executive Director in Pierce County, Washington. He comes with over 7 years of experience in workforce development. He is a 2010 Graduate of Whitworth University with a Bachelors degree in Social Science. He is committed to breaking the chains of poverty and seeing our very important person’s (VIP’s) thrive. When he is not at work, you can find him spending time with his wife and daughter and serving in ministry. James is an avid chess player and enjoys any athletic adventure. He is native to the Pacific Northwest and is excited to serve in his community.Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. Period.
Regional Director of OperationsBarleh “Jessica” Issoufou joined Career TEAM in 2019 as Executive Director in Washington, DC. Jessica has 15 years of management, sales, and contracting experience working in the for-profit, non-profit and government sectors. Previously, Jessica managed the group purchasing and strategic sourcing of the Community Purchasing Alliance’s 75 member community institutions in the Washington DC region. Jessica’s focus was growing membership in the MD-DC-VA metro region and building new programs to meet the needs of members. Prior to that, she led a team at EDSI where she assisted with the procurement of $2 million in annual contracts and oversaw the daily operations of the TANF program that enrolled over 1,500 program participants each year. Jessica holds a bachelors degree in Political Science and International Studies from Elmira College in NY and Masters in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Jessica is an avid traveler, lover of exotic cuisine and reality TV.Favorite Core Value: #1 - We are a Team with family values.
National Director of One Stop Operations & Corporate TrainingCharles is the Director of Training at Career TEAM. Charles first joined Career TEAM in 2015 as a subject matter expert working on the very contract he is now directing. In his current role Charles manages the online learning and employer engagement activity for the Capital Workforce Partners One Stop contract, providing services and support across the region in six office locations; New Britain, Bristol, Enfield, Manchester, East Hartford and Hartford. Charles has a passion for professional development and uncovering hidden potential. He is thrilled at the opportunity to serve his team, customers and community.Favorite Core Value: #5 - We only ask what we are willing to do ourselves
Chief Financial Officer
203-407-8800As the Chief Financial Officer, Peggy is responsible for all financial activity for Career Team and Career Edge. She brings over 30 years of domestic and international finance experience in a broad range of industries. Most recently she worked for the largest franchisee of Planet Fitness – managing financial activities for over 100 clubs in the US and Canada. She spent 11 years with Deloitte assisting clients with Strategy and Financial Operations - implemented systems, controls and process improvements to streamline and automate financial operations to improve productivity and performance. Peggy graduated from the University of Southern New Hampshire with a BS in Finance & Information Technology and received her MBA from Sacred Heart University. Peggy enjoys spending time with her husband Isaac and their daughter Megan. When not working, she can frequently be found on the sidelines cheering on her daughter’s soccer team! Favorite Core Value: #1 - We are a team with family values.
National Director of Special Initiatives
270.746.7236Amanda Pedigo joined Career TEAM in 2018 as Operations Manager. Amanda has 15 years management experience in workforce, for profit, non-profit and government sectors. In her current role, Amanda provides service and support to the One Stop Contract, TEAM, partners, and participants. She over seesthe daily operations for the Kentucky Division. Amanda thrives on the success of others. When not working Amanda enjoys, spending time with her family, traveling anywhere there is sun and a beach and when she is not traveling, she can be found enjoying their boat on Dale Hollow Lake.Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. Period.
903-561-8131Angelia Snow joined Career Team in 2019 as an Area Operations Manager, as well as the SNAP/TANF Program Advisor for the East Texas Project. In November of 2021, Angelia was selected as the Executive Director for the 14 county area. Throughout Angelia’s tenor of 20+ years with Workforce programs, she has worked in various positions from front line staff to management. She brings a friendly competitive spirit to push her TEAM toward success. Beyond working, Angelia enjoys relaxing on the beach and devoting time with her husband and three sons.Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. Period.
Dr. Robert Boone
Chief Officer of National Workforce Solutions
203.407.8800Dr. Boone served as President/CEO of the South Central Workforce Development Board and its non-profit enterprise, Employward, Inc. based in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Dr. Boone is recognized as an expert in innovative program design and delivery in workforce development; organizational strategic planning and transformation; and the orchestration of technology platforms to create large-scale solutions, resulting in performance-based and customer-centered workforce systems.Prior to regional workforce board service, Dr. Boone served in workforce development leadership capacities in the post-secondary education and private health care sectors in Kentucky and Georgia, respectively.Dr. Boone holds a bachelor of science (BS) degree in psychology (with an emphasis on Industrial/Organizational Psychology) from The University of Georgia; a master of public administration (MPA) in non-profit management and community development from Morehead State University, where he graduated at the top of his class and was recognized as the MSU College of Business and Public Affairs' 2014 "Outstanding Graduate Student;" and a doctorate in education policy, measurement, and evaluation (EdD) from the University of Kentucky, with dissertation research focusing on work-based learning opportunities (WBLOs) as an impactful mechanism to transmit workplace-specific cultural capital to “first-generation career seekers,” a term he coined based on this research. Favorite Core Value: #8 - We provide WOW!
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
203.407.8800David Shufrin joined CTL in 2021 as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. He is responsible for managing all of CTL’s legal and compliance needs. Prior to joining CTL, David had a successful legal career in private practice advising businesses on both transactional and litigation matters. He has been repeatedly listed as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. When not working, David can be found spending time with his wife and two young boys.Favorite Core Value: #1 - We are a TEAM with family values
Corporate Director of Human Resources
203.407.8800Marci is a tactful Human Resources professional that values self-discipline and delayed gratification – both of which had been instilled in her as a child. She is a firm believer in Sheila Renee Parker’s quote, “The only limits that exist are the ones we set for ourselves. Break that vicious cycle and go beyond.” With this in mind, Marci has fiercely broken barriers and pursued her goals.Marci specializes in recruitment, benefits education and administration, as well as HR compliance. Marci began her journey in the Human Resources field while attending Iona College. It was there she participated in internship/work experiences and led various diversity initiatives while earning her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management with Distinction. She then pursued her Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management with an Advanced Certification in Healthcare Information Systems from her alma mater. Marci has always valued the importance of quality education and attributes her accomplishments to the many people that have mentored her along the way.Marci is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). In addition to this, Marci is a mentor with the Inner-City Scholarship Fund where she volunteers her time with high school students as they build their interviewing skills and prepare for their lives in college and beyond.Marci is passionate about what she does and is excited to continue her Human Resources ventures with Career TEAM.Favorite Core Value: #6 - We enthusiastically display our company and team spirit
253.593.7300Jessica Anduiza serves Pierce County, Washington as Executive Director for the WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker contracts. Since joining Career TEAM in 2019, Jessica has worked hard and remained dedicated to the organization's mission while serving as a Career Advisor Lead then, upon her promotion, a Deputy Director. Jessica has over 15 years of management experience in the workforce, non-profit, and international development sectors. Throughout her career, one fact has always held true - Jessica remains passionate about giving each VIP the opportunity to succeed. A committed life-long learner, Jessica holds a BA in Cross-Cultural Affairs from Western Washington University, a Master’s in International Management from the School for International Training, and a Master’s in Liberal Arts from Duke University. When not at work or in school, Jessica can be found enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and cheering on the Seahawks.Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. Period.
765.289.1861Khyla Weir joined Career TEAM in 2021 as the Executive Director in Indiana. Khyla brings over 8 years of experience in the Social Services field along with a strong desire to help and serve others. She holds an undergraduate degree in Human Services and recently completed her Master's in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Khyla prides herself on her ability to work well in team dynamics through building trust and empowering others to be successful. In her personal time, Khyla can be found rescuing animals, as well as, enjoying time with her husband, family, and friends. She loves attending sporting events (baseball and football) and spending time outside in the sun. Wherever she is, Khyla always brings her smile.Favorite Core Value: #7 - We ZAG!
Executive DirectorBilly started his Workforce Development career in 2009. He has extensive experience in all workforce programs, but his expertise is in WIOA programs. Billy has worked as a Case Manager, Program Manager, Deputy Director and Project Director over his 13-year career in Workforce Development. He also has Workforce Development experience in Oklahoma, Florida, and Texas. Billy is committed to providing services that will continue to change our participant’s family tree for future generations. Outside of work, Billy is a foodie, loves cooking, and traveling. Billy spends most of his time with his son Braylon. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bacone College in Muskogee, OK, and a master’s degree in public administration from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL.Favorite Core Value: #1 - We are a TEAM with family values
Lead Product ManagerLacey is Career EDGE's creative Product Manager and innovative problem solver, she is passionate about creating products, from ideation to launch, that resolve user challenges. She is a trusted Scrum Master who works side by side our product development team to achieve our education and government customer goals.
Favorite Core Value: #5 - We only ask what we are willing to do ourselves
Chief Technology Officer
203-407-8800As Chief Technology Officer, David brings over 20 years of extensive background in software development, David lends expertise in software architecture, product management and development, strategy, and implementation.David is an Entrepreneurial information technology executive delivering revenue increases, cost savings, and organizational competitiveness for Fortune 50-2000 companies. Powerful combination of big-picture thinking, technical expertise, and operational acumen, developing technology products and services in quickly evolving, highly competitive environments.Prior to Career TEAM, David ran his own software development company and Led cross-functional collaboration in performing from-scratch architecture mapping and platform builds; orchestrated efforts across 100 employees in 3 geographic regions (US, India, and West Africa). When not working, David can be found hanging out with his wife and 2 lovely girls, and playing golf where he believes he is the next unsigned Tiger Woods.Favorite Core Value: #3 - We keep our word. Period.
Executive DirectorAngela Lowe joined the Career Team in 2022 as the Executive Director for the Upper Cumberland, TN Projects. She has worked in Workforce Development since 2011 when she began as a customer then moved into leadership roles such as Trainer, Regional Manager, and Operations Leader in TANF/WIOA programs. During her time, Angela has been creative in providing services to customers and learned about the importance of services vs. populations to focus on the resident’s individual goals. Angela also places a unique focus on employee development to successfully grow future leaders in the workforce professional sector. Not only does Angela understand the essential tools for providing services and training teams, she is also focused on creating a culture of positive, strategic, and national growth with Career Team, LLC. In her down time, Angela loves to spend time with her 4 children doing outdoor activities and adventures.
Executive DirectorMatt graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2007 with a degree in Marketing and a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis on Workforce Education and Development. Prior to attending SIU Carbondale, Matt served in the United States Air Force for 6 years, serving in the Kosovo Conflict, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Beginning in 2007, he worked in the Registrar’s Office at SIU Carbondale. He most recently served as the Director of Secondary and Post-Secondary Programming with the South Central Workforce Development Board, bridging the gap between students and training, educational, and career opportunities across the Commonwealth. Regional Director, James Hughes stated, “We are excited about the ‘out of the box’ thinking Matt will bring to the region to provide robust pathways for job seekers.” Outside of work, Matt’s time is spent with his family, wife Summer, daughters Emmalea and Grace, sons Lukas and Jack and coaching youth baseball and basketball year-round.
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