Per Scholas Names Columbus Advisory Board

For Immediate Release: January 5, 2018

Contact: Jacob McIntosh, Manager, Marketing and Events

[email protected], (978) 578-6821

Columbus, OH — Per Scholas is pleased to announce its Columbus, OH Advisory Board. Per Scholas is a national workforce nonprofit that provides rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development in careers such as IT in Atlanta, GA; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; and New York.  Per Scholas’ Advisory Boards provide local leadership and guidance for carrying out the organization’s mission of opening doors to technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities.

Harold Bennett, Head of Operations, Chase Wealth Management Annuity

Alonzo Edmundo, President/CEO, GetCR8V, LLC

Louise A. Elliot, CTO, Huntington Bank

Cassandra Faris, Director of Talent Development, Improving Enterprises

Mika Gatta, Account Manager, End User Support Services, TEKsystems

Theresa Harris, CEO, TMH Solutions

Dr. Andy Igonor, Dean of Ross College of Business, Franklin University

Tina Lyden, Executive IT Management, Triton Technology Solutions, LLC

Doug McCollough, Chief Information Officer, City of Dublin

Jason Skidmore, CEO, Vernovis

Buzz Woeckener, Associate Vice President, Nationwide Mutual Insurance

“I am both excited and encouraged with enthusiasm that our new Advisory Board members bring to our mission,” says Toni Cunningham, Managing Director of Per Scholas Columbus. “Their passion for our students and demonstrated commitment to the organization’s growth and success will ensure that Per Scholas Columbus is an integral part of building the local workforce in our community and serves as a viable talent solution to Central Ohio area employers.”

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About Per Scholas

Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country. Through rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development, we prepare motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed for successful careers as IT professionals, and we create onramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; and New York. To date, Per Scholas has trained 7,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life changing skills and careers in technology.

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