As shared by Atlanta CareerRise:
Atlanta CareerRise has named John Helton as its new Executive Director, effective June 1. Helton has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director for CobbWorks, Inc. and WorkSource Cobb since its founding in 2000. Prior to this role, he served as Deputy Director of Cobb County’s Department of Family and Children Services. Helton has provided significant leadership in workforce development at the local and national levels, including his current role as President of the Southeastern Employment & Training Association (SETA). Helton succeeds Dr. Cinda Herndon-King, founding Director of Atlanta CareerRise, who is retiring this summer. Herndon-King will remain active with Atlanta CareerRise through its Leadership Council and key ongoing projects as a senior consultant.
As shared by the Jewish Family & Career Services:
JF&CS has chosen Terri Bonoff to lead the agency as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 3. Bonoff is a former business executive and elected official from Minnesota championing legislation to create the Minnesota PIPELINE Project to expand dual training and apprenticeship programs in Minnesota in emerging and high-demand occupations by partnering employers and students. Bonoff moved to Atlanta and, shortly after, joined the Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics & Computing (CEISMC), to launch an Atlanta-based PIPELINE Project. With Bonoff’s hiring, Interim CEO Faye Dresner will resume her role as JF&CS Chief Program Officer, a position she has held since 2015.