John has more than 25 years of experience working with underserved youth and families. As director of client services, he is responsible for assisting clients with the implementation of workforce development products.
Before joining SkillSmart, John co-founded workforce.io as part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s New Options Project, which utilized principles of design and innovation for social impact. Workforce.io developed solutions for the entry level employment market and serves as a great segue for John to manage our client portfolio and strategy.
A graduate of the University of Maryland College Park, John began his career with Living Classrooms in Baltimore, MD, a nonprofit overseeing educational and workforce development programs that provided an array of services to non-traditional job seekers, youth, and those engaged in re-entry programs. John managed the successful expansion of Living Classrooms to the DC metro area, where it currently offers four tracks of education.