TechForce Foundation has announced its first Chief Growth Officer, as well as additions to its Board of Directors, according to a press release.
Jennifer Bergeron has been named as the company’s first Chief Growth Officer. She brings more than 20 years of experience in technical education and organizational management and led a 13-year career as campus president of NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, North Carolina.
“As Chief Growth Officer, Jennifer Bergeron will work with TechForce staff and our Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies that will catapult the organization to new heights,” said TechForce Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Maher.
In addition to Bergeron, three new board members have been named. Dave Smith, principal at DGS Group, LLC, has 24 years of experience working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, where he was vice president of strategic solutions for eight years.
Bill Wellets is vice-President of Snap-on Industrial, having first started with the company in 1994 as a sales representative. He has a history of working with non-profits such as NC SkillsUSA, serving as chairman of its board from 2010 through 2022.
Matt Hartford first joined Total Seal Piston Rings in 1998 as lead engineer and is now president and CEO. He has owned and operated his own Automotive Speed Shop.