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Southern California nonprofit Working Wardrobes has announced its 2013 Board of Directors to lead the organization’s outreach efforts this year and support its mission to help men, women, veterans and young adults overcome life’s challenges, build confidence and re-enter the workforce. Working Wardrobes board members have appointed Kim Shepherd, CEO, Decision Toolbox as its new board chair. At the same time, the organization welcomes Ann Cairns, Director of Business Development, Cox Communications, Harry Humphries, CEO of GSGI, Inc. and Ken Cherry, President, Southern California Division for UPS, as its newest members.
As CEO of Decision Toolbox, a recruitment outsourcing company based in Irvine, Shepherd will use her innovative business approach and management philosophies to spearhead this year’s board efforts as the new chair. Shepherd is a nationally recognized HR thought-leader and a regular speaker at national and regional events on the topics of recruitment best practices, recruitment process outsourcing and the “virtual” business.
Working Wardrobes and its board help guide year-round endeavors and initiatives, including corporate and individual outreach and partnerships, the Smart Women giving collective and other signature business and fund development opportunities.
About Working Wardrobes
Working Wardrobes, an independent nonprofit organization, empowers men, women, veterans and young adults who are overcoming life’s challenges to transform themselves and confidently enter the workforce, by providing career development, job placement assistance, wardrobe and grooming services provided in an environment of dignity and respect. Since 1991, Working Wardrobes has served nearly 60,000 adults emerging from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, including welfare-to-work, alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence, transitional homelessness, catastrophic illness and traumatic financial losses.
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