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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 have been leading the way in creating a new paradigm for what it means to have and create careers in technology. Paving the path for equitable access and representation in the fields of technology is at the core of our DNA. We have a proven model leveraging national apprenticeship as a clear pathway to certified and qualified talent in technology roles. We believe that utilizing this time-tested model is a better formula to reaching and engaging a broader pool of smart minds and dedicated talent.

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

Director of Program Development

Auriana Robin

Senior Program Coordinator

Belinda Nieves


Dan Weagle

Director, Massachusetts

Ellen O’Brien

Program Administrator

Emma MacLean

Accessible Apprenticeship Program Manager

Ethan Kenvarg

Program Manager, Massachusetts

Heather Trestrail

Vice President of Marketing, WTIA

Jacquelyn Craddock

Director of Business Development, Greater Delta Region

Jennifer Carlson

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

John Sullivan

Program Manager

Kevin Gadd

Director, Ohio

Kyle McAlice

Senior Manager of Education

Laurie Martin

Chief Sales Officer

Lisa Wallace

VP, Program Operations

Marie Trudelle

Operations Manager

Michael Hunter Cochran

Manager of Education Research

Molly Jones

Vice President of Public Policy, WTIA

Monica LaBadia

Marketing Communications Specialist

Naoto Onishi

Senior Accountant & Budget Analyst

Robert te Winkel


Ryan Foster

Program Coordinator

Steve King

Director, Utah

Suwilanji Chisebuka

Program Coordinator

Tiffany Edwards

Director, Texas

Valerie Fulton-Robinson

Director, Michigan

Yolanda Chase

Chief Diversity Officer, WTIA
Board of Directors
Bradd Busick

Bradd Busick

Chief Technology Officer, MultiCare

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


Priya Priyadarshini

General Manager - Employee Career & Development, Microsoft
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