ABOUT SOUTH BAY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
For over 40 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.
Using the most cost-effective services, and demand driven strategies, our mission is to build a world-class workforce through strategic alliances with business, education and community partners.
Central to this mission statement is collaboration among a wide range of stakeholders including business, labor,
We will promote an innovative workforce development system that supports job retention and creation, and accelerates economic growth in the South Bay region.
education, social services, philanthropic organizations and community-based agencies.
Dr. Brenda Thames
J. Kim McNutt
Jeffrey R. Jennison
Dr. Lance Williams
Contracts Manager/EEO Officer
Regional Affairs, Marketing,
& Special Projects
Human Resources Manager
Special Projects Development Manager
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