Led by Executive Director Rebecca Bialecki, the MassHire FHWB Team also includes Matt Allen, School to Career Coordinator (Franklin County), Laura Robinson, School to Career Coordinator (North Quabbin), Aaron Kropf, School to Career Coordinator (Hampshire County), Jen Droesch, Market Maker Pioneer Valley, Laura Whittier, Executive Assistant and the Youth Programs Team: Amanda Mankowsky, Youth Programs Director, Savannah Baldwin, Youth Programs Assistant, Cathy Zatyrka, Youth Counselor, and Lily Reske, Youth Counselor. They bring a remarkable breadth of workforce development skills and experience to the organization, including expertise in youth career pathways, manufacturing careers, business engagement, work readiness, career guidance, training, professional development, and more.

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Rebecca BialeckiExecutive Director
For information about Workforce Board activities and membership, labor market data, Workforce Training Funds, current and past FH workforce development projects, the Pioneer Valley Workforce Plan, and how businesses can get involved.
Jen DroeschMarket Maker
To learn more about training opportunities for businesses throughout the Pioneer Valley, Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund (WCTF), Career Technical Initiative (CTI), and other career services, contact Jen.
Laura WhittierExecutive Assistant
For information about Workforce Board and staff operations, general inquiries, archival data, press releases, meeting and event details.

Connecting Activities / School-to-Career

Aaron KropfSchool to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator (Hampshire County)
For information about youth career development and employment, career education in Hampshire County, and links to community partners working in Hampshire County schools.
Matt AllenSchool to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator (Franklin County)
For information about youth career development and employment, career education in Franklin County Schools, and links to community partners working in Franklin County schools.
Laura RobinsonSchool to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator (North Quabbin)
For information about youth career development and employment, career education in North Quabbin Schools, and links to community partners working in the North Quabbin region.

Youth Programs: WIOA Title I & YouthWorks

Amanda MankowskyDirector of Youth Programs
For information about WIOA Youth and YouthWorks programs for at-risk youth.
Savannah BaldwinYouth Program Assistant
For information about WIOA Youth and YouthWorks programs for at-risk youth.
Cathy ZatyrkaYouth Counselor
For information about YouthWorks programs.
Lily ReskeYouth Counselor
For information about WIOA Youth and YouthWorks programs for at-risk youth.