Kilgore, Texas, June 2019:
Career TEAM, a national workforce development leader, announced today that it has been selected by the Workforce Solutions East Texas Board to become the Workforce Center Operator in the 14-county region of East Texas.The initial one year award is for $6.5 million with an additional two year extension based upon successful attainment of objectives for a total of $19.5 million.
According to Career TEAM, CEO, Christopher J. Kuselias, “this most recent expansion into Texas further supports our organizational objective to integrate our nationally recognized Career EDGE self-sufficiency model with state and federal workforce development funding sources nationwide”.
The new Texas based Career TEAM staff will focus on coaching adult and youth customers with an emphasis on long-term economic self-sufficiency. Career TEAM Chief Performance Officer, Anthony Terlizzi, commented, “our combined knowledge, expertise and application of technology will result in a holistic approach to workforce outcomes, previously unseen in Texas.”
As a result, per Chief Operations Office, Danielle Simone, “we are in the process of developing a local network of resources to deliver our integrated (affiliate model) system of training and placement services. Career TEAM will work closely with local based entities to provide the Workforce Solutions East Texas Board with optimal usage of state and federal funding”.
About Career TEAM, LLC
Career TEAM (CTL), founded in 1996, is a team of nationally renowned innovators assembled to develop solutions to the critical issue of unemployment and the nation’s growing opportunity divide. CTL acts as an early career warning system and provides education and government with technology-based career management solutions to the mounting challenge of adult and youth assessment, credential attainment, gainful employment and long-term retention. Recognized by INC Magazine as one of Untied States 500 fastest growing privately held companies, CTL was previously cited as one of the nation’s Top 10 welfare to work intermediaries by the National Welfare to Work Partnership, named a recipient of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Chip Enterprise Award and been profiled on CBS’ 60 Minutes as well as CNN.