Beth Brinly, our Vice President of Workforce Innovation, has significant experience leading large planning initiatives for local, state, and regional workforce, education and economic development collaboratives. Beth is facilitating State Board strategic planning and training efforts in several states. She is currently coaching three Workforce Innovation Fund grantees and three State Apprenticeship Expansion grantees. Beth is a transformational leader and a significant advocate nationally for regional approaches, spanning 28 years of state and federal service, including projects in statewide and regional workforce asset mapping, sector strategy development, school to work partnerships, and talent pipeline development.
Most recently, Beth served as Deputy Secretary of the Kentucky State Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. She also served as Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment, and was the Division Chief of Workforce Investment in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Philadelphia Regional Office. Beth holds a BS from the University of Louisville and an MED from Pennsylvania State University.