Shawna N. Wright, Director, Workforce Operations

Collaborations with community educators, employers, and stakeholders have equipped Shawna with unparalleled expertise in developing outreach, recruitment, and retention strategies for successful workforce-program operations. For 15+ years, she has provided direct service, administrative and operational leadership, and management oversight, supporting Out-of-School Youth, Adult and Dislocated Workers, and TANF Program applicants and recipients. For KRA Operations and Program Managers, Shawna supports business expansion efforts, and provides coaching, developmental opportunities, and other organizational initiatives that ensure results-oriented performance outcomes.  Having earned an MS in Secondary Education, Social Science, and a BA Summa Cum Laude in Psychology, Alabama A&M University, she is now pursuing a PhD in Social and Community Services, Capella University.