August 3, 2023
Ayom Siengo, vice president, mission services, joins the board of directors of the Chicago Jobs Council – a leading organization dedicated to empowering individuals in the Chicago area through employment.
As a board member, Siengo will help shape the organization's vision, strategies and initiatives. Siengo will bring his extensive leadership experience and understanding of the challenges faced by job seekers and marginalized communities to remove barriers to work, advocate for equitable polices and opportunities, and create inclusive workforce development solutions.
"The opportunity to join the Chicago Jobs Council board of directors is a true honor. I am deeply committed to the organization’s mission of creating meaningful and lasting impact in the lives of individuals throughout our community,” said Siengo. “I look forward to collaborating with the board and the talented team at the Chicago Jobs Council to drive transformative change and shape the workforce of the future while deepening Goodwill’s mission and commitment to empower Chicagoans to live with dignity through The Power of Work.”
Siengo joined Goodwill in September 2022 as vice president of mission services where he supports mission advancement by ensuring operational effectiveness across diverse and innovative programs and services. He also oversees the management and growth of the organization’s mission strategy including Workforce Development and Vocational Rehabilitation & Disability Services. Siengo plays a crucial role in the creation and sustainability of accessible, high-quality employment pathways to ensure economic opportunity and advancement for all.
Siengo has more than 16 years of experience leading systems-change initiatives through workforce development and philanthropy. He has held progressive leadership positions at organizations including Skills for Chicagoland’s Future and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. Siengo is an advocate for reducing barriers to economic and financial success.
The Chicago Jobs Council is comprised of a coalition of community-based training organizations, advocacy groups, businesses and individuals that work together on the development and reform of public policies and programs that move people into the workforce, progress employment equity, and increase access to employment and career advancement opportunities.
For more information about the Chicago Jobs Council and its mission, visit www.cjc.net.
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