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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

 
Kristin Byrnes Kristin Byrnes, CEO and president of Newport Beach, California-based nonprofit Project Access, has announced that she will be leaving the organization after 11 years when a successor is found. She joi... Read More
March 20, 2015
Vern Underwood EY has honored Vern Underwood of Young’s Market Company, a leading distributor of fine wines, spirits and selected beverages in the western United States, with a special Lifetime Achievement Award as ... Read More
March 16, 2015
Arnetta Robinson “Close your eyes and imagine what your last day would look like.” This is the scenario Arnetta Robinson presents her patients on a daily basis. As community relations liaison at Sea Crest Home Health ... Read More
March 13, 2015
Scott Krueger Scott Krueger is the new Chief Financial Officer for Irvine-based accounting firm White Nelson Diehl Evans. He has 20 years of experience as a financial executive. With over 130 staff members, WNDE ... Read More
March 12, 2015
Patty Mouton At a March 9 State Capitol ceremony, Laguna Niguel resident Patty Mouton was named by Assemblyman Matthew Harper 2015 Woman of the Year for the 74th Assembly District. As vice president of outreach an... Read More
March 11, 2015
Kenneth Gundersen Kenneth Gundersen, CPA, has joined Irvine-based Allen, Haight & Monaghan LLP, Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors (AHM) as a partner. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gundersen had twent... Read More
March 10, 2015
Edward Wu MVE + Partners, a leading architecture, planning and design firm, announces the promotion of Edward Wu to Senior Associate Partner. In his new role, Wu will oversee complex projects throughout design ... Read More
March 09, 2015
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