Episode 5: Beth Duffield - Senior Vice President of Workforce Development, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
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In this week's episode, Chris chats with Beth Duffield, Senior Vice President of Workforce Development at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Beth is responsible for creating and leading the strategic vision for growing a world class workforce for the diverse economy of Rutherford County. In this role, she has developed uncommon industry and education partnerships resulting in the establishment of five industry led sector councils to support the STEM centered workforce initiatives going on across the county in both K-12 and higher education. The industries represented include construction, IT, health care, manufacturing and supply chain management councils.
Additionally, Beth and her team have developed a number of K-12 programs to support career exploration, work-based learning and employer engagement.
She calls herself a professional dot connector and wakes up every morning, working hyper focused on helping employers solve talent recruitment challenges and helping students of all ages make smart choices to help them find a job they will love and help them prosper economically.
Beth and her husband, Dan, live in Murfreesboro and are the proud parents of two Ole Miss Rebels.
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