CareerSource Board Chair Beth Kirkland appointed to NAWB Board of Directors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – CareerSource Capital Region congratulates Beth Kirkland on her recent board member appointment to the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB).  NAWB connects workforce development professionals, Workforce Development Board members and policy makers to help make informed decisions about how to invest in workforce strategies.  CareerSource Capital Region is proud to have its Board Chair, Kirkland, serve at the national level.

Beth is the founder and principle of Beth Kirkland Consulting, LLC, an economic and business development consulting and management services firm. She serves as the economic development professional for the Gadsden County Development Council in north Florida and as the Executive Director of the Florida Economic Development Council. Additionally, Beth maintains a consulting affiliation with BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc., supporting commercial and industrial business and project development primarily in the aviation/aerospace and defense sector.

A Floridian since 1986, Beth has over 25 years of business development experience in defense, healthcare, information technology, transportation & logistics and advanced manufacturing. She has successfully led multiple professional fund development campaigns.

During her career in economic development, Beth has served communities that have announced jobs in the sectors of IT, Healthcare, Energy, Advanced Materials, Warehousing/Distribution, Transportation Solutions, Backoffice and Manufacturing. Each project required unique and innovative solutions in the areas of workforce training, infrastructure, permitting and financing.

Beth resides in Tallahassee and has three adult children and a beautiful granddaughter.


June 18, 2018


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About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.