Kentucky Profession Heart-Lincoln Path introduced the hiring of Noah Villanueva because the enterprise options workforce lead.
On this new function, Villanueva will work intently with native employers to attach them with expert job seekers and supply oversight of enterprise providers and actions on the heart.
“The workforce wants of employers within the Lincoln Path area are extra essential than ever proper now,” stated One Cease Director Carter Dyson. “We’re lucky and excited to have Dr. Villanueva on this new function on the Kentucky Profession Heart-Lincoln Path and stay up for increasing our outreach to employers.”
The workforce offers a framework and technique to combine and streamline enterprise options provided by the middle. That is achieved by bringing enterprise engagement into the workforce partnership course of and creating and implementing enterprise options that meet the expectations of the Lincoln Path Workforce Growth Board.
Villanueva joins the Lincoln Path One Cease Operations workforce that features Dyson and is led by Andy Hightower and Lori Strumpf. The Lincoln Path Workforce Growth Board employed Hightower and Strumpf in July to make sure a concentrate on offering providers to employers within the Lincoln Path area.
“Dr. Villanueva will likely be an asset to financial improvement, serving to Lincoln Path companies discover the expertise they want for fulfillment,” Hightower stated.
The middle affords various providers to employers of all sizes and industries, together with help with recruiting and hiring new workers, on-the-job coaching and work-based studying alternatives.
“I’m excited to hitch KCC-LT at this pivotal time and can do all that I can to help employers and guarantee they’ve the expert workforce they should succeed,” Villanueva stated. “I additionally stay up for working with our companions to fulfill rising workforce wants as new corporations spend money on the area.”
Villanueva, a retired lieutenant colonel within the U.S. Military, joins the middle after greater than 26 years of expertise in trade and repair. Most not too long ago, he served because the chief of promoting at Fort Knox the place he oversaw outreach and occasions, recruitment and retention.
Villanueva obtained his Ph.D. in enterprise group and administration with a specialization in human useful resource administration from Capella College. Villanueva additionally holds a grasp’s of schooling from the College of Louisville, a grasp’s of enterprise administration with a specialization in data know-how from American Public College, and a grasp’s in strategic management from St. Bonaventure College. He acquired a bachelor of science in biology and was commissioned within the U.S. Military by ROTC at Campbell College.