Bowling Green, KY–Career TEAM, LLC, a leader in workforce development and on-line learning, today announced that Dr. Robert Boone has joined the organization as Chief Officer of National Workforce Solutions.

Most recently, Dr. 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.

Dr. Robert Boone

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 explains, “Career TEAM is at the forefront of workforce development program management and software solutions to accelerate the human condition.  I am thrilled to join Career TEAM as we move the needle toward a world that is better prepared for the generational changing power of a career.”

Christopher J. Kuselias, CEO & Founder of Career TEAM shared, “we are delighted to have Dr. Boone join our organization and are confident his vision and expertise will enhance our enterprise value during the pandemic and beyond.”

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.