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Evan Kirchen, Williams

Evan Kirchen is the Vice President of Engineering and Construction for Williams, a leading energy company with its core business in natural gas processing and transportation. Evan was recently elected to the Genesys Works – Houston Board of Directors. Williams has partnered with Genesys Works and provided meaningful internships for underserved Houston youth for over five years …


Genesys Works – Houston Board Member Wins Multicultural Award

Myrtle Jones, Senior Vice President, Tax at Halliburton and a member of the Genesys Works – Houston Board of Directors has been recognized as the 2015 Texas Multicultural Leader of the Year by The National Diversity Council. Read the full article featured in the HalNews below: JONES NAMED TEXAS MULTICULTURAL LEADER OF THE YEAR The National Diversity Council has recognized M …


Genesys Works Welcomes New Executive Director

Genesys Works Chicago is excited to announce that Jim Morgan, a successful businessman with extensive nonprofit experience, has been selected as the new Executive Director. Jim begins his new role on June 16th and will complete a two-week transition period with current Executive Director Eric Patton, who is retiring and will continue his involvement as a member of the Board of …


Genesys Works – Twin Cities Announces New Executive Director

The Genesys Works Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Marben as the new Executive Director of Genesys Works – Twin Cities. The Board’s decision comes with the fullest confidence that Marben will continue the existing caliber of leadership, serving as an excellent steward of the Genesys Works mission and an influential advocate for low-income high …


It’s June Already!

Summer is fast approaching and we are celebrating the fantastic achievements of our Class of 2015 Students including: 100% of our current interns graduated from high school; 98% have been accepted to a 2 or 4 year college; and $2.3 Million in scholarship funds secured! A record for a Genesys Works class. It is amazing to see the transformations our young profession …


Genesys Works Selected for the Launch of All Chicago’s Student Emergency Fund

All Chicago has selected Genesys Works Chicago as one of six participants in its new Student Emergency Fund, which offers assistance to local college students who are at risk of dropping out due to a financial crisis. After commissioning a study on college dropout rates, All Chicago’s Learning Center found that 92% of teachers knew students who left college because of financial …