Through periodic MAX Member Spotlights, our MAX team is honored to help our broader workforce development network get to know our members better in order to strengthen connections, collaborations, and practices among workforce developers and organizations engaged in workforce development. Here, our members share insights on how MAX is helpful in their work, accomplishments they’re most proud of, emerging trends they see as affecting workforce development, and more.
Why did you become a MAX member?
To obtain an opportunity to network on a higher level within the Atlanta Region. KRA Corporation is a national leader in workforce development providing contracted services for Title I WIOA Programs. We are ready to make new friends in Atlanta!
How long have you been engaged with the MAX network?
1 to 2 years
How has being a member of MAX benefitted you or your organization?
We are new to MAX. I look forward to connecting and building partnerships that will support the community and customers we serve!
How have you engaged through MAX in the past 12 months?
MAX Minutes, MAX Mondays
Which event do you most look forward to attending?
MAX Talks because it’s important to hear and know what is important to employers. Additionally, the MAX Leadership Network is also of interest.
How many years have you served in the workforce development profession?
Why do you serve in this profession? What motivates you or inspires you to do what you do?
I serve in this profession because I love to see others achieve success and help them leave a legacy for their families.
What is something you and/or your organization have accomplished in the past 12 months that you are most proud of?
KRA Corporation celebrated 40 years in Workforce Development in 2021!
What are some emerging trends you see affecting the job seekers and employers served through our profession?
Having an online presence will be necessary moving forward for job seekers. Most recruiting takes place online now – even interviewing.
Is there anything you believe that we, as a profession, should do differently in the future to best serve those we serve?
Offer programs and training where customers can access from their kitchen table!
What is a little-known fun fact about you?
I’m a vegan and I love it! Eating healthier for a healthier lifestyle!