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We’re leading
the way in diversifying
the tech talent pool.
Mission & Vision

Apprenti bridges the tech talent and diversity gaps by adapting the time-tested model of apprenticeship to meet evolving workforce needs. Apprenti is igniting a new paradigm to develop untapped talent and strengthen the tech ecosystem nationwide.

What We Do

At Apprenti, we create alternative pathways to access tech talent and help organizations address digital skills shortages. Through the time-tested model of apprenticeship, we provide economic mobility to underrepresented groups by identifying, training, and placing diverse talent in tech careers. Apprenti is an inaugural Department of Labor’s Apprenticeship Ambassador. We serve on the Advisory Council of Apprenticeships For America.

EEO Statement

Apprenti is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion in the workforce, and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. 

We celebrate and consider every applicant without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, socio-economic status, veteran status, religion, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by law. 

Apprenti encourages and embraces diverse perspectives and knowledge to attract, grow, and retain talent — strengthening the tech ecosystem nationwide.

Meet the Apprenti Team

Al Cave

Chief Operations Officer

Andrea Anderson

Sr. Director of Program Development and Education

Anri Adams

Senior Program Coordinator

Aubony Crenshaw-Alonzo

Program Coordinator

Auriana Robin

Program Manager

Becky Baumann

Enterprise Program Manager

Belinda Nieves

Vice President of Human Resources, WTIA

Cheri Willis

Senior Manager of Education

Dan Weagle

Regional Director

Daniel DeGroff

Program Manager

Ellen O’Brien

Program Administrator

Emalee Phillipps

Senior Payroll Specialist

Emma MacLean

Accessible Apprenticeship Program Manager

Ethan Kenvarg

Assistant Director of Program Operations

Heather Trestrail

Vice President of Marketing, WTIA

Jacquelyn Craddock

Regional Director, Greater Delta Region
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Jennifer Carlson

Co-Founder, Executive Director, WTIA Workforce Institute & Apprenti

Jill Hasson

Compliance Specialist, Apprenti

Jody Reis

Senior Manager of Education

Joey Jiang

Senior Accountant, WTIA

John Sullivan

Program Manager

Kyle McAlice

Director of Program Operations

Laurie Martin

Chief Sales Officer

Marie Trudelle

Operations Manager

Michael Hunter Cochran

Business Analyst

Monica LaBadia

Marketing Communications Specialist

Naoto Onishi

Senior Accountant & Budget Analyst

Natalie Miller

Regional Director

Nicholas Colbert

Program Coordinator

Osama Shams Eddin

Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst, WTIA

Robert te Winkel

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Brennan

Regional Director

Steve King

Regional Director
Taylor Warmkessel

Taylor Warmkessel

Program Coordinator

Valerie Fulton-Robinson

Regional Director

Yolanda Chase

Chief Diversity Officer, WTIA
Board of Directors
Bradd Busick

Bradd Busick

Chief Technology Officer, MultiCare
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Jennifer Carlson

Co-Founder, Executive Director, WTIA Workforce Institute & Apprenti

Keith Downer

Co-Founder, My Ready Cash

Kraig Baker

Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Margaret Rojas

Assistant Director, North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization

Michael Schutzler

CEO, WTIA
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