CareerSource Florida‘s newest board members reflect the organization’s continued commitment to enhancing Florida’s talent development system. Three Florida leaders – representing small business development, apprenticeships and economic development – joined the board in January:

  • Michael Myhre, CEO and Network State Director of the Florida Small Business Development Center Network;
  • James Nolan, Training Director at the Jacksonville Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Association; and
  • Stan W. Connally, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO of Gulf Power Company.

“The newest members of the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors are a welcome addition to an already strong group of leaders. I look forward to their contributions as they provide expertise in the vital areas of small business, talent pipeline and statewide economic development to the board and to Florida’s nationally recognized workforce system,” said board Chairman Britt Sikes.

The CareerSource Florida Board of Directors provides policy oversight and directs strategies and investment that enable the CareerSource Florida network to address critical statewide workforce development needs. The board and statewide network are focused on building and strengthening relationships with numerous partners in education, economic and community development, leveraging resources and providing a more robust, collaborative service delivery system.

The network, which includes the Department of Economic Opportunity, 24 local workforce development boards and about 100 career centers, served more than 80,700 businesses during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The network also provided employment and career development assistance to nearly 393,000 job seekers who successfully secured employment. Learn more at or 1-866-352-2345.


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