WORLDS OF WORK is a project of East AlabamaWorks, the East Alabama regional arm of the Alabama Workforce Council.  WOW is a large career expo that provides eighth graders and high school juniors, from all across the seven-county East AlabamaWorks workforce development region, a chance to explore their future careers! Employers from throughout the region present more than 100 careers in a fun and friendly, hands-on presentation that gives each student a real-life look at what their future career might be.


East AlabamaWorks!
1130 Quintard Avenue, Suite 100
Anniston, AL 36201
256.231.5160 Ext 19

Executive Director
Lisa Morales

Program Manager
Carl Brady

Program Coordinator
Abby Minter Howle

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2019 WOW Chairperson
Carol Kirk, Eastman

Event Staff
Lisa Morales, East AlabamaWorks
Carl Brady, East AlabamaWorks

Ken Barrett, Washin Coin Laundry

Gerry Lyons, Oxford Police Deptartment

Lee Powell, Alacare
Daniel Spencer, Alabama Dept. of           

     Rehabilitation Services


School Coordinators
Haley Brown, Career Coach

Summer Collins, Etowah County CTE


Robin Cottle, Career Coach

Katie Davenport, Career Coach

Gina Deupree, Career Coach

Shelley Kaler, Career Coach

Whitney Murchison, Career Coach

Donna Nash, Calhoun County Career


Lynden Seals, Career Coach

Cindy Turner, Career Coach

Tommy Wood, Career Coach

Jamal Woody, Career Coach

VIP Reception

Jennifer Green, Jacksonville State

VIP and Hospitality

Kae Bailey
Kelley Pearce, Gadsden State


Volunteer Recruitment

Jessica Brown, Family Savings C.U.
Jessica Smith, United Way


Chamber of Commerce Liasons

Beverly Ervin, Cleburne County

Thereasa Hulgan, Cherokee County
Heather Brothers New, Gadsden/Etowah


Krychelle Smith, Calhoun County

Laura Strickland, Sylacauga

Dorothy Tidwell, Randolph CoountyK

AIDT Liaison
Roger Fortner (Alabama DOC)

WOW Connected
Lorie Denton (Calhoun County EDC)
Jacki Lowry (Alabama Power)


World Leaders

Agriculture & Natural Resources - Kevin Jenne (Choccolocco Creek Alliance)
                                                          Jennifer Yates (Calhoun Co Soil & Water)


Automotive & Manufacturing - Steve Hildebrant (Alabama Power)


Communication & Media -  Tanya Maloney (Heflin Economic Development)
                                                Kari Payne ( Water Tower Films)

                                                Will Payne (Water Tower Films)


Construction - Josh Caton (Associated General Contractors)
                         Jay Grubbs (Ra-Lin Construction)
                         Mandi Lee (Webb Concrete)

Energy & Utilities - Wayne Sisk (Spire)
                                John Smith (Spire)


Engineering - Chad Moore (Eastman)


Healthcare - Bridgette Magouirk (Regional Medical Center)


Information Technology - Janine Moses (M2 Connections)


Public Service - David Randle (Calhoun County EMA)


Transportation - Jack Brim (B.R. Williams Trucking)

                            Stephan Stuelp (Gadsden State)

                            Kristi Yates (B.R. Williams Trucking)


Career Coaches

Haley Brown

Robin Cottle
Katie Davenport
Gina Deupree

Shelley Kaler
Whitney Murchison

Lynden Seals
Cindy Turner
Tommy Wood
Jamal Woody