Careers for People, People for Careers. Your North Central Connecticut Workforce Source.

Meet the Capital Workforce Partners Leadership Team

Alex B. Johnson
President & CEO 

I am excited to lead CWP on its “Path to the Future” to ensure wehave a clear vision and aligning it to our actions as an organization. I look forward to the opportunity to make CWP a premier organization as the regional Workforce Development Board, which drives closing the skills gap, while being responsive to the needs of job seekers and employer needs.

Pamela Tonello
Chief Program Officer 

As CPO, Pamela manages all programs and services including Jobs Funnel, One-Stop, Youth, sector-based partnerships, and employer engagement. She also facilitates the building of systems of service for the American Job Center (AJC) and youth program customers. Pamela oversees the Special Programs, Employer Engagement, One Stop Services, and Youth Services divisions.

James Boucher
Chief Strategy Officer 

James "Jim" Boucher is the Chief Strategic Officer of Capital Workforce Partners whose mission is to leverage public and private resources to produce skilled workers for a competitive regional economy in 37 municipalities in the North Central Region of CT. Capital Workforce Partners serves about a million individuals through the four American Jobs Centers with a $25 million annual budget.

Meet Capital Workforce Partners' Team

Carmen Arroyo Program Coordinator for Dislocated Workers Grant
Martha Ballestas Contract Specialist
Timothy Blonsky Business Services Specialist - Manufacturing 
Mohamed Chaouki New Business Account Lead
Ashley Collins Retention Specialist
Marisol Concepcion Mortgage Specialist
Andrea Eastman Human Resources Manager
Maritza Falcon New Britain YouthBuild Project Coordinator
Alice Frechette-Johns Operational Compliance & Procurement Specialist
Michelle Fuhrman Business Services Specialist - Healthcare
Wendy Garcia One Stop Services Lead
Daniel Garewski Manager, Special Programs & Employer Engagement
Julie Geyer Director, Planning & Market Research
Summer Gomes Communications Coordinator
Stephen Good Mortgage Specialist
Shelly Henderson Manager, One Stop Services
Alissa Johnston-Quigley Performance Measurement Coordinator
Jill Larmett Disability Resource Coordinator
Diane Lewis Employment/Retention Specialist 
Denise Marois Manager, Youth Services 
Marianne Martinez Healthcare Coordinator
Susan Mertz Controller
Vanessa Pacheco Program & Administrative Assistant
Brittany Reed Office Assistant
Laura Richardson Performance & Data Support Specialist
Randy Ricketts Coordinator of Career Development (Synergy H.S.)
Yolanda Rivera Director, Construction Sector Initiatives 
Valerie Roman-Craig Accounting Manager
Elizabeth Saunders Executive Assistant
Helen Sneed Youth Employment Coordinator
Mayra Suarez Staff Accountant 
Julie Watson Compliance & Accountability Administrator