WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT REDEFINED

Grant Associates, a woman-owned, privately held company, is one of the largest workforce development organizations in North America. Since opening our doors in 1997, our innovative programs and solutions have advanced the goals of the workforce, businesses and local economies in communities across the United States.

At Grant Associates, we recognize that every community’s needs are unique. Working under contract with federal, state and local agencies, Grant Associates has provided human resources support to more than 20,000 companies and helped more than 1 million people achieve their career goals.

UNYIELDING PRINCIPLES
THAT GUIDE US EVERY DAY

While achieving results has long been ingrained in our culture, it is always with the purpose of ensuring that the needs of the workforce, employers and funders are met. In conjunction with companies, government agencies and community organizations, Grant Associates promotes cooperation across all sectors to create an effective and holistic service model.  We work, lead and grow by the following principles:

Commitment

Delivering on what we promise, adhering to ways that excel and impact all those served

Collaboration

Building strong relationships with partners to leverage resources, maximizing investments in a results-oriented way

Integrity

Abiding by the highest ethics, ensuring contract compliance

Innovation

Pursuing ways to push the boundaries, leveraging technology and a culture that is nimble

Impact

Achieving measurable results, creating lasting value in the lives of individuals and the communities we serve

MEET OUR TEAM

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Dale Grant

Executive Chair

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Douglas Cotter

President

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Diane Edelson

Executive Vice President

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Paula Bailey

Executive Vice President

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Rick J. Filippelli

Executive Vice President, CFO

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Marléna Sessions

Senior Vice President

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Richard Acosta

Vice President, Innovation

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Chris Bernhardt

Vice President, Training

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Peter Kondratowicz

Vice President, Strategic Operations

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Stacey Pellegrino

Vice President, Quality Assurance

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Vanessa Preston

Vice President

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Pintso Topgay

Vice President, Workforce1 Career Center, Queens, NY

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Rakesh Dhingra

Vice President of Technology

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Charmaine Bourbon

Director, Workforce1 Career Center, Brooklyn

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Monique Cole-Green

Director, Industrial & Transportation Workforce Career Centers

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Jessica Cracchiolo

Director, External Partnership

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Adriana G. Crawford

Director, TANF Education and Occupational Training, Washington, DC

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Joel DiCosta

Director, CareerAdvance Brooklyn

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Heather Engelbrecht

Director, Strategic Initiatives

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Jeremy Lares

Director, TANF Job Placement, Washington, DC

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James LeBlanc

Director, WIOA Adult/Dislocated Workers and Youth Programs

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Bob Parliament

Director, Workforce Solutions Gulf Coast Employment Services

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Lanette Perez

Director, Brownsville Jobs Plus

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Koriann Riley

 Program Director, Greater Memphis

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Chandra Smith

Director, CTE Industry Scholars Program

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Christopher Wingert

Director, Strategic Operations

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Natalie Williams-Grant

Director, NYC Business Solution Bronx Center

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Yvette Glover

Director, Pittsburgh EARN Center

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