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Javier Garibay is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Institute for Workforce Education (IWE), a division of St. Augustine College. IWE is the leading college-based provider of workforce development training services in Illinois. Javier brings extensive knowledge and experience to the position, having worked as Regional Director for Central States SER (CSS)since 2018, where he supervised several sites for CSS in Illinois, including Chicago (Little Village Center), North Riverside, and Kane County. He was responsible for operations that focus on employment, workforce development, opportunity for youth, and education. He has also served as VP for Growth and Development for a major Midwest for-profit charter school management company. Other previous experience includes senior management positions with Detroit Public Schools and Wayne State University, in Detroit. He is a recognized and respected leader in the Hispanic community and serves on the Little Village Quality of Life Committee, Little Village Economic Recovery Committee, and Board Vice-Chair at the non-profit Solutions for Care. A native of Gary, Indiana. He has been married for 32 years to his wife Catalina and has two daughters. Javier is an avid runner and collects antique model trains. He can be reached at: Office 773.878.3919; Mobile 313-300-6734; or JGaribay@iwe.staugustine.edu.

THE IWE TEAM

Members of the IWE team include: David Cordova (Marketing and Business Development), Alejandro de la Luz (Assistant Director), Mirna Salgado (Assistant Manager of Support Services), Javier Garibay (Executive Director), Marilu Noyola (Grants Accounting and Compliance Assistant), Andrew Bailiff (Support Services Assistant), and Miguel Salas (Senior Project Manager).

 

OUR NEW ADDITION

The Institute for Workforce Education (IWE) at St. Augustine College is excited to announce an addition to our team, Oriana Sudano, who will fill the position of Support Services Assistant effectively immediately. Ms. Sudano is a graduate of Carabobo University, Valencia, Venezuela, where she earned a bachelor degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. She is currently enrolled in an associate’s degree program in Early Childhood Education, and has extensive experience with curriculum, instruction, and communicating with parents.

In her new role, Ms. Sudano will assist with data management, ensuring a high quality of service for our participants and community partners.

We welcome Ms. Sudano to IWE and the Illinois workforce community! Suerte!