How investing in Genesys Works means preparing future tech talent: a guest blog by Bo Gebbie of Evolving Solutions

Those of us in the Information Technology (IT) field know we are nearing a talent crisis in Minnesota.  According to a recent Minnesota Tech Association Workforce Update report, there are 10,369 IT jobs currently open1 in the State of Minnesota with a median average salary of $119,200.  The gap between available jobs and available skilled individuals to fill those jobs is only expected to widen.

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Unlocking Students Potential

At Genesys Works, the companies we partner with are vital to our mission. Partners like Midcoast Energy are committed to providing opportunities to Houston’s young people, paving the way toward resilient and sustainable futures. They understand that the opportunities we provide today will have lasting effects in our communities tomorrow.

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2018 Impact Awards

Corporate Partner Honorees Ola Bolton, Accenture George Campos, Sidley Austin Anthony Canzeroni, Deloitte Monica Carney, Urban Partnership Bank Kim Currier, Kirkland & Ellis Melissa Davis, Baker McKenzie Bob Dignan, AT&T Tim Freund, Kirkland & Ellis Justin Griffiths, GTCR John Hamstra, Revantage De Ann Hanson, Bryan Cave Chris Heinemann, Relativity …

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Interview with Twila Day, Managing Director – Alvarez Marsal

Twila Day, Managing Director for Alvarez and Marsal is a champion of the Genesys Works program as well as a member of the Genesys Works – Houston Board of Directors since 2010. Prior to her position at Alvarez and Marsal, Twila served as Vice President and CIO for Sysco Corporation where she was introduced to the Genesys Works program and identified it as a great opportunity. …

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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 …

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Interview with Myrtle Jones – Senior Vice President of Tax, Halliburton

Myrtle Jones has had a wealth of life experiences. From 23 years at Global Marine to climbing the ranks at Halliburton to become the Senior Vice President of Tax, her decision to move into accounting was unconventional. Myrtle tells about how this came to pass in an interview by two Genesys Works high school interns, Crystal Gurrola and Jacob Ramirez. “In high school, one …

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