Led by Executive Director Patricia Crosby, the MassHire FHWB Team also includes Andrew Baker, Special Projects/Business Outreach Coordinator, Janine Desgres, School to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator, and Jennifer Droesch, Executive Assistant. 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.

Scroll down to check out the slideshow where you can learn more about the Team’s recent accomplishments, or contact them below:

Patricia Crosby
Patricia CrosbyExecutive 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.
Jennifer Droesch
Jennifer DroeschExecutive Assistant
For information about Workforce Board and staff operations, general inquiries, archival data, press releases, meeting and event details.
Andrew Baker
Andrew BakerSpecial Projects & Business Outreach
For information about manufacturing jobs and careers in the region and training and education programs which lead to them, as well as connections to Green Job networks and resources.
Janine DesgresSchool to Career/Connecting Activities Coordinator
For information about youth career development and employment, career education in Franklin County Schools, and links to community partners working in Hampshire County schools.

The Team At Work!

Download the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board Team At Work FY18 Slide Show to learn more about the many programs and initiatives we promoted.