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Midlands Workforce Development Board

Workforce Development Boards' (WDB) are a critical component of the Public Workforce system. Whether you are a job seeker or represent a business, the Midlands Workforce Development Board (MWDB) is your local connection to the U.S. Department of Labor and state Employment and Training programs.  


In addition to the WIOA program, the MWDB operates the SC Works / American Job Centers in Fairfield, Lexington and Richland Counties, and serves a leading convener of workforce system partners and stakeholders.  This includes local and regional planning, creating partnerships, and leveraging resources for community, economic and workforce development.

The MWDB, by federal mandate, must be composed of more than 50 percent private sector business leaders.  This composition ensures that the board is a dynamic organization with a direct connection to the business community.


Harry Plexico, Chair

Intertape Polymer Group

Jimmy Burroughs


George “Smokey” Davis

Lexington County Development Corp.

Chip Fallaw

Our Refuge: Ninety-One

Michael Harpe

Allen University

Michelle Kershaw

Humantics, LLC

Cecilia Kusnirak

Wabtec Global Services

Tim Miller

Walker White

Reggie Murphy 

Keller Williams

Michael Ray

Training Concepts

Amy Scully

Midlands Technical College

Fabian Zalewa

SC Dept. of Employment & Workforce

Bonnie Austin

Private Sector Healthcare

Bobby Cunningham

Richland Two School District Adult Ed.

Danielle Diaz

Mark Anthony Brewing

Donna Earley

SC Commission for the Blind

Carl Kennedy

Element Electronics

Adam Korycki

Ridge Manufacturing Co.

Ritchie Monteith

Blanchard Machinery

David Prigge

Lexington-Richland District Five CTE

Jeff Ruble

Richland County Economic Development

Brian Strickland

Federal Aviation Administration

Sheena Thompson

Human Resources

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