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Business & Community Outreach Manager
Michael Keogh is Business & Community Outreach Manager at the Community College of Vermont and co-chair of the Business and Mathematics Curriculum Committee. Additionally, he teaches business, technology, and mathematics courses on campus and online. Mike has been with the college since 2011, starting as faculty, then serving as academic coordinator before moving into his current position. In his current capacity, he works with businesses and community members to identify skill gaps and develop training programs to serve both individual learners and wider organizational needs.
Mike’s professional and academic background is in business management with a focus on leadership and strategic planning. He has worked in a variety of fields from sales to management to consulting, as a stockbroker in NYC to a state business advisor for Vermont’s Small Business Development Center. Additionally, he is a SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) member, serves on the Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board (WIB), and the Rutland Downtown Partnership.
Associate Dean of Workforce Education
Tiffany Keune is Associate Dean of Workforce Education. Tiffany’s work in corporate training and workforce development includes curriculum design, business outreach, workshop facilitation, course instruction, and instructor training. She also works with trainers, teachers, graduate and undergraduate students to improve instructional practices and assessment strategies. A strong community member, Tiffany also serves on the Board of Trustees for Vermont Adult Learning, and has served on the Executive Board of Vermont Women in Higher Education, the Vermont Public Radio Community Forum Steering Committee, and the Creative Economy Steering Committee. She speaks at various conferences and has designed and delivered workshops at the National Workforce Conference, Antioch New England Graduate School, Vermont Career and Technical Education Conference, Educating the Whole Student Conference and various staff and faculty conferences statewide. Tiffany holds a B.A. from Castleton University, and an M.S. from Antioch New England Graduate School.
Beth Demers is a Project Manager for CCV’s Workforce Education Team. She grew up helping her family run their three businesses, and has worked with businesses throughout Vermont for over 20 years. Beth specializes in matching educational opportunities with employer and employee needs. Having worked in statewide positions with the Vermont Department of Economic Development, she has a keen sense of workforce trends, solutions, and resources. She has a special affection for the diversity of Vermont’s communities, and looks to leverage the unique strengths of each to effect positive change around the state. Beth holds a B.A. in Education from Trinity College of Vermont.
Shanti McKenna is the Program Assistant for CCV’s Workforce Education Team. She spent many years in the customer service and education fields before returning to CCV as a staff member in 2007 to focus on education. Shanti supports the workforce team with various functions such as student registration and faculty support. She graduated from CCV with a Liberal Arts degree in 1999, and completed her Bachelor’s Degree in 2002 with a double major in Education and Mathematics. Shanti also holds a Master’s Degree in Education from the College of Saint Joseph.