Secretary Perez Focuses on Innovative Skills Strategies
(March 27, 2014)
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez joins U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker for a meeting with representatives from the Business Roundtable on March 27. Seated in this picture are (clockwise from the top): Eric Spiegel, CEO of Siemens and Business Roundtable co-chair; Gov. John Engler, president, BRT; Dane Linn, vice president, BRT; David Langdon, senior policy advisor, Department of Commerce; Kate McAdams, senior advisor, DOC; Secretary Pritzker; Secretary Perez; and Eric Seleznow acting assistant secretary of labor for Employment and Training.
Secretary Perez (center) addresses a gathering of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group in Washington, D.C., on March 27. Greg Becker (left), CEO of Silicon Valley Bank and Chair of the SVLG and Shelly Kapoor Collins (right), CEO of Enscient and member of the SVLG listen along.
Secretary Perez (center) addresses a gathering of Workforce Innovation Fund grantees in Washington, D.C., on March 27. On stage with Secretary Perez are (from left to right) Vera Krofcheck, director of Strategy and Research, Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (Pa.); Kate McAdams, senior advisor to Commerce Secretary Pritzker; Eric Seleznow, acting assistant secretary of labor for Employment and Training; Ken Timmings, owner, KTSDI, LLC (Ohio); and JoAnn Breedlove, deputy director of the Workforce Initiative Association (Ohio).
Kate McAdams (right), senior advisor to Commerce Secretary Pritzker participates in a meeting of Workforce Innovation Fund grantees in Washington, D.C. Vera Krofcheck (left), director of Strategy and Research, Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (Pa.) listens on.
Secretary Perez answers questions on workforce innovation following a panel discussion with Workforce Innovation Fund grantees. Tiffany Koebel (background) with the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs, helped to manage the live twitter feed during the panel discussion.