“I believe that the greatest investment an employer can make is in the training and development of an employee. Giving a person the right toolbox to perform their job sets them up for success and gains a competitive advantage for the employer—everybody wins!”
Pam Wright joined Hawkeye Business and Community Education department in January 2010 and is the director of business and community outreach. She works with coordinators and businesses to recognize industry workforce training trends, presents with regional economic developers to offer incentives to new and expanding businesses in the Hawkeye service area, and provides oversight for Accelerated Career Education program partnerships.
Wright has complete degrees from Hawkeye Community College and the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). She earned a Master of Business Administration in 2014 from St. Ambrose University. She also holds certificates in Training & Development from UNI, a Certificate in Contract Training (CCT) from LERN, and is a licensed analyst for Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. She has also served two terms as director of the Region 7 Employer’s Council of Iowa and is a local and national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) member with certifications from SHRM and the HR Certification Institute.