The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce has announced that Kristi Hoskinson has been selected to lead the CareerEdge initiative as its new vice-president. The mission of CareerEdge is to provide labor to the region's growing industries by leveraging community assets and forming high-performing workforce partnerships. CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is the workforce development initiative of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce; it is guided by a demand-driven strategy and enhances the regional workforce through Fast-Track training, on-the-job training, internship reimbursement programs, and employer funding to up-skill employees.
Hoskinson has more than 20 years of experience leading people and teams, including as an entrepreneur and with working with large corporations. She holds a bachelor of science in health from Eastern Oregon University and a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) designation from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).