VIDEO: Marci Murphy Selected New CareerSource Brevard Board President
By Space Coast Daily // August 23, 2016
responsible for all areas of management
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Board of Directors of CareerSource Brevard (CSB) has officially named 33-year Brevard resident Marci Murphy as the new President of CareerSource Brevard, the area authority on workforce development.
As president, Murphy is ultimately responsible for all areas of management and an operating budget of approximately $7-12 million.
She was the product manager for Identitech in Melbourne and is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University. Murphy serves on the Early Learning Coalition Board of Directors, the Children’s Home Society Board of Directors and is Chair of Florida’s Chief Operating Officers Workforce Committee.
She is currently a member of the Workforce Development Council of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and works with Mayor Capote of Palm Bay Florida on workforce initiatives.
Robert Jordan of Genesis VII and Chairman of the Board for CareerSource Brevard stated, “I am very pleased with the selection of Ms. Murphy and look forward to many years of rewarding and innovative processes and techniques that will be beneficial to all our employers and employee candidates that are constantly requesting support from CareerSource Brevard.”
As President, Murphy’s role is to lead, facilitate and be the catalyst for CSB’s mission to convene local and regional industry, workforce, education and economic development organizations for the purpose of driving strategic participation to help solve workforce issues in Brevard County.
“I am humbled and honored to have been selected by the CareerSource Brevard Board of Directors to lead such a great organization,” said Murphy.
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ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ALL PROGRAMS
Murphy joined CSB in 2002. Prior to being named president, Murphy has held the title of Vice President of Operations and most recently, Interim President for CSB.
Her responsibilities included direct accountability for all federal and state programs including planning, execution, control and monitoring as well as collaboration with community partners to implement long range goals and strategies set by the Board of Directors for the organization.
Murphy provided technical direction, performance oversight and long-range planning of the One-Stop Operator contract and piloted an innovative Business Service Team with a Business to Jobs model that has been recognized nationally.
She has contributed to CSB’s sector strategy approach in solving Brevard’s workforce issues by directing sector strategies in the Manufacturing and Healthcare industries on the local and regional levels.
“With a solid record in the delivery of workforce services to Brevard County residents and businesses, CSB’s employees are what make this company an outstanding place to work,” Murphy added.
Mr. Jordan continued to say, “The Board is very focused on ensuring that the new manufacturing and technical jobs will be filled mostly by local citizens that are either looking to enhance their skills or want to learn new ones.”
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