People in Business
The Greater Vancouver Chamber recently announced that Joy Wells has accepted the newly created position of business and workforce education director. In this role, Wells is responsible for developing and overseeing the expansion of the Washington Workforce Portal to Southwest Washington. Wells will help the chamber develop a local talent pipeline for future part-time and full-time employees and create connectivity between the region’s schools and business communities.
Wells joins the chamber from the South Oakland Area Regional Chamber of Commerce in Michigan.
Battle Ground City Councilor Troy McCoy recently earned a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.
“Being a city leader in Washington is a complex job,” said AWC CEO Deanna Dawson. “Through our CML program we are providing our elected officials with the knowledge they need to effectively operate within the law, plan for the future, secure and manage funds, foster strong relationships, and work to build more equitable communities.”
McCoy completed more than 30 hours of training to earn this distinction.
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