FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 2014
Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires
MADISON, WI — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), a private, not-for-profit firm focused on developing innovative and demand-driven workforce solutions to serve business and workers, is excited to announce multiple new hires to its team.
Dan Perrine brings 8 years of private sector experience in areas of technical assurance, customer service and data management from his work with national leaders in telecommunications and medical technologies. He joins the WDBSCW as the new Project Assistant for Quality and Communications.
In this role, Dan will be responsible for building quality and best practices in data analysis and reporting mechanics using new and existing technology platforms to guide the Board’s workforce and business solutions. Daniel holds a B.A. in Political Science and B.A. in Philosophy from Houghton College.
Tiajuana “Tia” Rice
Tia Rice joins the WDBSCW team as the new Director of Programs. In this role, Tia will coordinate regional workforce development programs to improve client service delivery and increase system efficiencies and performance outcomes.
Tia joins the WDBSCW with more than 20 years of experience and a proven track record of successful program management and administration of grant projects and initiatives on federal, state, and local levels.Prior to joining the WDBSCW, Tia worked for Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association as Grants Coordinator and as Program Director for Economic Opportunity Program, Inc., a U.S. Department of Labor-funded employment program, in New York. Her expertise includes grant coordination, financial management and public relations. Tia holds a B.A. in Finance from Saginaw Valley University.
Newly appointed, Michael Stluka, will serve as the new Program Assistant for the WDBSCW with responsibilities to include program monitoring and contract compliance, training services, policy writing and data management. Michael brings a multitude of training and customer service expertise to the team from his previous work in the private sector and with the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Michael is a graduate of Edgewood College, holding a B.S. in Economics with a business concentration.
About the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin
Established in 1983, the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin is a private, not-for-profit firm committed to serving businesses, communities and workers with demand-driven workforce development solutions. Through our work, we’ve become a national leader in our ability to form strategic partnerships that result in groundbreaking solutions to workforce development challenges. Today, we continue to strive for innovation in everything we do to ensure a healthy economy for the Wisconsin counties of Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marquette and Sauk.
Media Contact: Jackie Hall, gro.wcsbdwnull@llahj or 608.249.9001