Job Brief

September 2021 ι VOLUME 12 ι ISSUE 8
Southeast Welcomes New Career
Center Management Team
Chakib Chehadi
Pictured is Chakib Chehadi, president and CEO, C2 Global Professional Services, new workforce center management team.
Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas announces C2 Global Professional Services, LLC as the new organization responsible for management and career center operations. C2 Global was awarded the contract after evaluation of their bid response. The company will be responsible for successful delivery of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services to individuals and businesses in Southeast Texas through the 4 local centers.

C2 Global was founded by Chakib Chehadi, president and CEO, who has more than 25 years of experience in workforce and economic development, including serving as workforce board executive director in San Antonio, Texas. Since 2010, the company has received several awards from the Texas Workforce Commission in recognition of creating successful business/workforce partnerships and producing outstanding performance results for other board areas in the state.

"We are excited to have C2 Global at the helm of service delivery for Southeast Texas. Our Board is very optimistic and looks forward to continuous improvement in customer engagement, performance, and overall operations", stated Mary Hammon, executive director, Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas.

As the operational entity for Southeast Texas workforce, C2 Global has committed to expanding solutions for employers and increasing the number of businesses utilizing workforce services. The Workforce Career Centers will continue to deliver high-quality services including value-added customer assessment, tailored service planning, and work-based training opportunities. Barbetta Womack, managing director, stated, "We are very excited to have Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas on our team. We look forward to a successful partnership and serving the people of Southeast Texas." Womack encourages two-way communication with the local business and industry and can be reached at

Greg Steward will serve as the Deputy Director for the organization. Dana Willis is assigned as manager at the Port Arthur Workforce Center. Machelle LeDoux is the Orange Workforce Center manager, and Melissa Carter, Beaumont Workforce Center manager, will also be responsible for the Hardin County satellite in Silsbee. All workforce management and staff can be reached through the Regional Solutions Center at 1-877-834-5627. Please contact the Board's administrative office at 409-719-4750 for questions or additional information.

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