2019 WOW Chairperson
Carol Kirk, Eastman

Kelley Pearce, Gadsden State Community


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

Abby Minter Howle, East AlabamaWorks

Ken Barrett, Washin Coin Laundry

Gerry Lyons, Oxford Police Deptartment

Daniel Spencer, Alabama Dept. of           

     Rehabilitation Services

Bryant Whaley, Randolph County EDA

Jared Wilson, United Way of East Central



School Coordinators
Haley Brown, Career Coach

Summer Collins, Etowah County CTE


Robin Cottle, Career Coach

Katie Davenport, Career Coach

Gina Deupree, Career Coach

Donna Pritchett, Calhoun County Career


Kelli Sanford, Career Coach

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

Volunteer Recruitment

Jessica Brown, Gadsden State Community

Jessica Smith, United Way of East Central



Chamber of Commerce Liasons

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


Chad Robertson, Cleburne County

Krychelle Smith, Calhoun County

Laura Strickland, Sylacauga

Dorothy Tidwell, Randolph CoountyK

AIDT Liaison
Roger Fortner (Alabama DOC)

Welcoming Committee

Kelley Pearce, Lagina Filligin, Jessica McCauley, Leslie LaPlante, Dana Davis, Cindy Greer, Jacki Lowry, Gerri Langley, Tonya Douthit, Michele Conger, Pam Johnson, Leigh Twigg, Lorie Denton


World Leaders

Agriculture & Natural Resources - Jennifer Yates, Calhoun Co Soil & Water

                                                          Jody Burgette, USDA Natural Resources                                                                   Conservation Service


Automotive & Manufacturing - Steve Hildebrant, Alabama Power


Communications, Media & Marketing - Jackie Edmondson, Gadsden State

                                                                   Heather New, The Chamber of                                                                                     Gadsden & Etowah County

                                                                   Heather Rickles, Venture Marketing


Construction - Jay Grubbs, Ra-Lin Construction

                         Kristina Hanner, Ra-Lin Construction
                         Jessica McCauley, Webb Concrete

Education - Donna Pritchett, Calhoun County Career Academy

Energy & Utilities - Wayne Sisk, Spire
                                John Smith, Spire


Engineering - Dave Hyatt, Transglobal Services

                        Andy Robertson, Gadsden State Community College

                        Audrey Webb, Alabama Community College System

Healthcare - Bridgette Magouirk, Regional Medical Center


Public Safety - Michael Barton, Calhoun County EMA

                         Myles Chamblee, Calhoun County EMA

                         David Randle, Calhoun County EMA

Transportation - Jack Brim, B.R. Williams Trucking

                            Aledia Combs, New Flyer of America

                            Nikki Gay, Wellborn Cabinet

                            Krislyn Hanvey, Wellborn Cabinet

                            Stephan Stuelp, Gadsden State Community College

                            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



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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