Gaston Workforce Development Program




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Gaston Workforce Development Programs
330 N. Marietta Street, 2nd Floor
Gastonia, North Carolina 28052

Phone: (704) 862-7525
Fax: (704) 862-7939

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The Gaston WDP Staff to Contact

Julie Armstrong, Executive Director

Brian Jackson, Program Supervisor

Crystal Smith, Program Admin. Asst.

Jeff Wood, WIA IT Systems & Training


Needs Assessment
Renea Lovingood, WIA Assessment Technician

Brian Robinson, WIA Assessment Technician
Youth Services
Lisa Buser, Youth Services Coord.

Brad Mulkey, Youth Services Coord.
Job Placement & Training
LouAnn Shuford, Classroom Training Coord.

Robert Elliotte, Classroom Training Coord.

Robyne Sessoms, Classroom Training Coord.

Michelle McSwain, Classroom Training Coord.


JobLink Career Center
Carolyn Helms, JobLink Coordinator

Deborah Warren, WIA JobLink Associate
Job Development & Case Management
Linda G. Miller, Job Developer

Johnnie Harris, Case Manager

Regina Bumgardner, Case Manager