Gina has over 15 years of experience in workforce development, public policy, organizational development and change management. She plays a lead role in Maher and Maher’s apprenticeship practice area, with a focus on supporting state apprenticeship expansion. She also serves as a consultant on projects related to customer-centered design, system alignment and integration, integrated education and training, work-based learning, licensing and credentialing, and workforce system governance and service delivery.
Prior to joining Maher & Maher, Gina worked for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration for 12 years. Her key projects included helping lead the agency’s implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; supporting collaboration and alignment across WIOA and one-stop partner programs; designing and delivering technical assistance in business engagement, sector strategies, career pathways, regional partnerships, pay for success, and systems change; developing policy for the Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Wagner-Peyser programs; and managing the Workforce Innovation Fund.
Gina has a Master of Public Policy degree from Duke University, a BA from the College of William and Mary, and a Certificate of Public Leadership from Washington University in St. Louis. She lives in Fairfax, VA.