Central Virginia Community College’s Workforce Solutions Division is the resource of choice to deliver comprehensive employment and workforce solutions throughout the Region. The division addresses the educational needs of employers, job seekers and the community to enhance economic prosperity and the quality of life.

Contacts

Dr. James Lemons, Dean of Business and Allied Health (434) 832-7680  lemonsj@centralvirginia.edu

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – Our Small Business Development Center provides regional businesses and entrepreneurs the opportunity for one-on-one confidential counseling and advice to help improve and develop their business. In addition, the SBDC provides seminars and training events throughout the year on business related topics.
Nathan Kolb, SBDC Coordinator (434) 832-7824 • KolbN@centralvirginia.edu

Workforce Development – Workforce Development offers career pathways programming and specialized classes to assist businesses in obtaining and retaining quality staff. 
Elizabeth Narehood, Workforce Development  and Community Education Coordinator (434) 832-7606 • NarehoodE@centralvirginia.edu

Workforce Training – Provides customized training solutions to meet employer incumbent worker training needs. Classes can be offered in any subject matter, any location and any length needed. Credit and noncredit options are available.
Francie Dye, Workforce Training Coordinator (434) 832-7765 • DyeF@centralvirginia.edu.

Workforce Staff Directory

ADMINISTRATION

DENNIS PHILLIPS Transportation & Special Projects Coordinator (434) 832-7621 • PhillipsD@centralvirginia.edu
CATHY SANDERS Admin. & Program Specialist III (434)832-7608 • SandersC@centralvirginia.edu

WORKFORCE TRAINING
FRANCIE DYE Workforce Training Coordinator (434) 832-7765 • DyeF@centralvirginia.edu
TWILA DEMASTERS Wokforce Training Program Specialist (434) 832-7624 • DeMastersT@centralvirginia.edu

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION
ELIZABETH NAREHOOD Workforce Development and Community Education Coordinator (434) 832-7606 •           NarehoodE@centralvirginia.edu
DEBRA SHORT Administrative & Program Specialist III (434) 832-7622 • ShortD@centralvirginia.edu

SMALL BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT CENTER
NATHAN KOLB SBDC Coordinator (434) 832-7824 •  KolbN@centralvirginia.edu
STEPHANIE KEENER SBDC Specialist (434) 832-7295 • KeenerS@centralvirginia.edu