As Director of Corporate Partnerships, Janice leverages knowledge and wisdom from a diverse career path to help others succeed by supporting, challenging, and encouraging everyone to develop their strengths, enhance their resilience, and achieve their full potential. She is passionate about elevating our workforce and economic development initiatives by facilitating pathways to education attainment and lifelong learning opportunities. You will find her intentionally networking and building authentic relationships. Arizona became her home in 2016 following an exciting career journey across the 49th parallel from Nova Scotia to North Carolina. Janice is a proud daughter of Croatian immigrants and a first generation college graduate with an M.Ed. in adult education and eLearning, preceded by a Bachelor of Child Study. She also maintains a project management professional (PMP) license. Her career path crossed several industries. More recently she was in higher education at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business then EdPlus at ASU. Janice serves on the City of Phoenix Business Engagement & Workforce Development Committee and will begin her term on the SHRM Greater Phoenix' Board of Directors in January 2019. Janice lives in Phoenix with her husband Greg and her royal lioness Missy. She enjoys attending festivals and special events, walking or cycling along our canals, and boosting our retail economy.