TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (December 6, 2012) – Tallahassee Community College has selected Kimberly Moore as the College’s new vice president of workforce development. Moore is one of the Tallahassee area’s most well-known and respected workforce development leaders, and brings over a decade of expertise to TCC.
Moore comes to TCC from WORKFORCE plus—where she joined in 2001 and has served as CEO since 2005. WORKFORCE plus provides comprehensive employment and workforce services and has helped connect thousands of jobseekers with employers. Before WORKFORCE plus, Moore served as a senior workforce development specialist at TCC.
Moore’s experience has also been shaped by serving on the boards of numerous community organizations, including the Leon County Economic Development Council, the United Way of the Big Bend, the Wakulla Chamber of Commerce and the FAMU Small Business Advisory Council. Moore’s community-oriented service has earned her many awards and recognitions, including the Bethel Empowerment Foundation’s “Phenomenal Women Making a Difference” award in 2010, the National Hook-up’s Gadsden County Woman of the Year in 2012 and Wakulla Chamber Member of the Year finalist recognition in 2012.
“Kimberly’s name is synonymous with workforce development and community leadership in Tallahassee,” said Dr. Jim Murdaugh, president of TCC. “TCC has had a great relationship with Kimberly and WORKFORCE plus over the years, and we are thrilled that she is bringing her experience and leadership skills to the College.”
As vice president of workforce development at TCC, Moore will provide leadership for the College’s career-focused training, professional development, adult education and business consulting programs. TCC’s Center for Workforce Development offers training across a wide variety of fields, including manufacturing, construction and trades, information technology, green energy and ecotourism, with an emphasis on matching students’ skills with employers’ needs. For more information on the Center for Workforce Development’s offerings, visit www.tcc.fl.edu/workforce.
Kimberly Moore’s first day at TCC will be March 1, 2013.