Jan Vogel

Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

For over 37 years, Mr. Jan Vogel has served as the Executive Director of the South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) which encompasses eleven cities in the Los Angeles South Bay region in California that includes: El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Torrance, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, and Carson. 


The South Bay Workforce Investment Board has been a leader in workforce innovation and has received national awards for performance of workforce development activities for employment and business services, not only within Los Angeles County, but throughout Southern California. The SBWIB has also been recognized for being one of the highest performing Workforce Investment Boards in the state of California. 


Mr. Vogel is a leader in apprenticeship development and has initiated many efforts for establishing apprenticeship programs utilizing innovative approaches for employer engagement and job seeker recruitment for both union and non-union apprenticeship models.

Our Objective

The primary objective of the SBWIB is to provide policy guidance which will allow the staff to create an environment where every person maximizes his or her career potential, and all employers have the human resources they need to grow and prosper.  

Central to this objective is collaboration among a wide range of stakeholders including business, labor, education, social services, philanthropic organizations and community-based agencies.

Our Vision

The vision of the South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) for meeting workforce development challenges within the 11 cities that comprise our local workforce investment area is one that embraces comprehensive strategies to meet the needs of business for a skilled

workforce, while at the same time creating opportunities for workers to prepare for and enter into well-paid careers. 

Our Board

Armando Pena

Billy C. Campbell

Bob Helfant

Brian Raber

Bruce Young

Carolyn Anderson

Carloyn Woodard

Chris Hannan

Chris Patronas

David Fleck

Dr. Dena Maloney

Ellenmary Michel

Faisal Hashmi

Fran Fulton

Glenn Grindstaff

Glenn Mitchell

Gregg McClain

Jamin Gallman

Jane Templin

Janice Jimenez

Jarmene DeArmas

Jeffrey R. Jennison

Jeremy Diaz

Joe Ahn

Josh Lafarga

Kathy Wojno

Kendrick Roberson

Dr. Lance Williams

Lily Craig

Maria Camacho

Melissa Jean

Michael Brenk

Mike Harriel

Mitch Ponce

Mohammad Naser

Muhamad Awadallah

Patricia Bennett

Patricia Donaldson

Ray Diab

Ray Grothaus

Ruthi Davis

Sarah Gonzaga

Stella Li

Stephany Santin

Susan Senior

Tamala Lewis

Tami Lorenzen-Franselow

Tod Sword

Walter Ahhaitty

Wayne Diulio

Wayne Spencer

Our Team

Jan Vogel

Executive Director


Catherine Blaylock 

Contracts Manager 


Chris Cagle

Regional Affairs Manager,

Marketing & PR Manager

Business Services


Dori Giulea 

Fiscal Manager


Justina  Munoz

Procurement Manager 


Jon Hauer

Manager/Sr. Analyst - ITG


Karmen White 

Human Resources Manager



Michael Trogan

Special Projects Development Manager  mtrogan@sbwib.org

Robert Chavez

One-Stop Operations Manager rchavez@sbwib.org 

Sheryl Singh 

Office Manager 


Tamika Hambrick

MIS Manager


Tracey Atkins

GAIN Manager


S O U T H   B A Y   W O R K F O R C E                                           I N V E S T M E N T   B O A R D


South Bay Workforce Investment Board
11539 Hawthorne Blvd., 5th Floor Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: (310) 970-7700
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This WIOA Title 1 financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

by calling in advance to CRS 1-800-735-2922 or 310-680-3700.