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Kim Shepherd Southern California nonprofit Working Wardrobes has announced its 2013 Board of Directors to lead the organization’s outreach efforts this year and support its mission to help men, women, veterans and young adults overcome life’s challenges, build confidence and re-enter the workforce. Working Wardrobes board members have appointed Kim Shepherd, CEO, Decision Toolbox as its new board chair. At the same time, the organization welcomes Ann Cairns, Director of Business Development, Cox Communications, Harry Humphries, CEO of GSGI, Inc. and Ken Cherry, President, Southern California Division for UPS, as its newest members. As CEO of Decision Toolbox, a recruitment outsourcing company based in Irvine, Shepherd will use her innovative business approach and management philosophies to spearhead this year’s board efforts as the new chair. Shepherd is a nationally recognized HR thought-leader and a regular speaker at national and regional events on the topics of recruitment best practices, recruitment process outsourcing and the “virtual” business. Working Wardrobes and its board help guide year-round endeavors and initiatives, including corporate and individual outreach and partnerships, the Smart Women giving collective and other signature business and fund development opportunities. About Working Wardrobes Working Wardrobes, an independent nonprofit organization, empowers men, women, veterans and young adults who are overcoming life’s challenges to transform themselves and confidently enter the workforce, by providing career development, job placement assistance, wardrobe and grooming services provided in an environment of dignity and respect. Since 1991, Working Wardrobes has served nearly 60,000 adults emerging from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, including welfare-to-work, alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence, transitional homelessness, catastrophic illness and traumatic financial losses.
January 28, 2013

 
Yazdan Emrani Yazdan Emrani, P.E., is named Civil Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers Orange County Branch. Yaz is Sr. Vice President of Hall & Foreman, a division of David Evans and Ass... Read More
March 03, 2015
David Benavides David Benavides has been named Executive Director of KidWorks, a Santa Ana-based nonprofit that now serves over 800 children, teens and parents through weekly programs and over 4,000 community members... Read More
February 25, 2015
James Le Communications expert James Le has been promoted to Marketing Director at Newport Beach, California-based nonprofit Project Access, which strives to be the leading provider of vital on-site health, ed... Read More
February 25, 2015
Steven Casselberry Steven Casselberry of Michelman & Robinson will moderate a Banking Leaders CEO Panel for the RMA OC (www.rmaoc.org) on Thursday, March 19, 11:30 am at the Pacific Club, Newport Beach. Register online ... Read More
February 19, 2015
William Tran Friedman Stroffe & Gerard, P.C., a leading transactional and litigation law firm based in Irvine, is pleased to announce that William Q. Tran has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Tran’s practice focuses... Read More
February 18, 2015
Phillip Ohler An experienced telecommunications executive based in Las Vegas, Phillip Ohler has assumed the role of director of business development for ARQ, an award-winning company that designs, installs and main... Read More
February 12, 2015
Andrew Mar Fish & Tsang LLP announces the addition of Andrew Mar as an associate attorney to the firm’s expanding IP practice. Mar has nearly a decade of IP legal experience and specializes in prosecuting patent... Read More
February 10, 2015
Erika Griggs Tustin-based Coreland Companies is proud to announce the promotion of Erika Griggs to Controller. With extensive property management and financial analysis experience, Griggs will oversee all property... Read More
February 06, 2015