Shellie Willis – Olympia, Washington

Shellie Willis is responsible for Partner with the Camo 2 Commerce National Emergency Grant. Within two years created career pathways, fellowships and employment opportunities. As co-chair for the Washington Military she is responsible for the Transition Council Employment Committee developed mapping and definitions for future veteran focused events in collaboration with statewide workforce development councils. Her and her team created a talent development training model with the Fischer Foundation resulting in over 150 service members and spouses receiving their Lean Six Sigma White Belt. Currently, she is serving as Pierce County WorkForce Development’s Director of Strategic Initiatives where she is responsible for collecting and overseeing labor market quantitative analyses, leading workforce innovation and opportunities act local planning, convening authority for county, city and regional partners promoting career pathways, economic development impact and job creations, and hosting strategic visionary plans for executive leadership.