Joe Quick is a Senior Consultant in Maher’s State and Regional Practice. He has expertise in workforce development and economic development strategy; demand-driven business services and engagement; sector strategies and career pathways; talent pipeline management strategies; training design and delivery; work-based learning; talent attraction and retention approaches; strategic planning and facilitation; interagency collaboration; and occupational licensing.
As a Senior Consultant with Maher (and a previously contracted consultant) Joe has contributed to sector strategies and career pathways training curriculum; delivered training; coached technical assistance providers; provided guidance to occupational licensing boards regarding military spouse license recognition practices; coached several State Apprenticeship Expansion grant awardees; and facilitated sector strategy workgroups and employer collaboratives. He has worked with the US Department of Labor, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Virginia Community College System, DC Workforce Investment Council, Tampa Bay Partnership, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Education and Workforce, and others. Joe also serves as a TPM Academy® faculty member for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM) initiative.
Most recently, Joe was an independent consultant and owner of J. Quick Consulting, LLC. Previous to this work, he served as Director of Business Solutions for the Michigan Works! Association, a non-profit serving Michigan’s 16 regional workforce organizations and key state department stakeholders. He also led Michigan’s Business Solutions Professional Training and Certification Program, for which he continues to serve as an instructor. Joe has also held leadership positions at the Michigan Talent Investment Agency and Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
Joe has a BA in Anthropology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.
Joe’s home office and residence are in Dallas, Texas.