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Human Resource Assistant - Athens
Aimee graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Ohio University and earned certificates in Women & Gender Sexuality Studies and Wealth & Poverty Studies. After moving to Athens from a small West Virginian town, Aimee now focuses on uplifting her community through service and connection. When she’s not at work, Aimee spends most of her time outside in the sun, wandering around Passion Works Studio, or lounging with her sweet cat, Meatloaf.
Human Resource Manager - Gallipolis
Bethany graduated from The University of Rio Grande with a Bachelor of Science in History and a Political Science minor. While at Rio she was President of Phi Alpha Theta, an academic honor society promoting the study of history. She sometimes volunteers at the local John Gee Black Historical Center where she is a member and has organized and participated in community action alongside some of its other members. When not working or volunteering, Bethany spends her free time sometimes reading, traveling, and enjoying the company of good friends.
Human Resource Assistant - Gallipolis
Cameron is a lifelong resident of Gallia County and a graduate of Gallia Academy High School. Born and raised in Southern Ohio, she has a strong bond with the area and those who call it home. In her spare time, Cameron enjoys cooking and baking for her loved ones. If she is not in the kitchen, you can find her curled up on the couch next to her cat, or relaxing with a cup of tea while she plays piano.
Talent Coordinator - Athens
Devon graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She is a born and raised Southern Ohioan, who enjoys reading, spending time with her cat, and playing games with her friends in her free time.
Operations Assistant - Athens
Justin graduated with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies from Keene State College, where he focused on sustainability education and communication. He moved from Connecticut to Athens with a significant other, and spends most of his time outside of work skateboarding, sewing, or sitting in the drive thru line for a milkshake at Larry’s.
Kristi is a third generation Athenian and has been working at Career Connections for over 20 years. She is a charter member of Athens Sunrise Rotary and current treasurer, past chair of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, treasurer for the Athens High School Athletic Boosters, co-founder of Young Athens Professionals, and board member of Stuart's Opera House. She has three boys and you can generally find her chasing them around at various sporting events.
Human Resource Manager
Michal is a Scioto County native and a recent transplant to Athens. After working in the tech industry for the past 9 years, she joined the Career Connections team in pursuit of more meaningful work and community engagement. When she isn’t working, you may find Michal booking a local music show or at the dog park with her dachshund.
Human Resource Specialist - Gallipolis
Michaela is a small-town West Virginian with a variety of management experiences. She has a strong desire to help individuals meet their goals and find peace and happiness in their lives. You can often find her surrounding herself with plants, good food, pet cuddles and listening to music. Michaela is a mother and spends most of her free time with her family, gardening or trying to catch up on reading.
Valerie has been an entrepreneur in Athens County for over 30 years. She started Career Connections in 1990 and, along with her family, started Kindred Market, a natural foods grocery store, in 2019. She has served on a number of non-profit boards in the past but these days she focuses on her many jobs. In her spare time, you will find her hanging out with family and friends or paddle boarding with one or all of her three dogs.