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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? Keuka College VP to Vice Chair FLWIB

Pete Bekisz lives in Branchport and joined the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board in 2019. He studied communication and media arts at Monroe Community College and organizational management at Keuka College, where he currently works as the vice president for advancement, communications, and technology. Prior to Keuka College, he held positions at Messenger Post Media, America Online, and Ignite Worldwide.

Mr. Bekisz has chaired the Marketing & Communications Committee and will now be serving as Vice Chair – Private Sector for the 2022 program year.

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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? Going back to school to get ahead

Are you changing careers — or has your current career changed so much that you’ve been left behind? Do you need to go back to a classroom, or can you upgrade your skills another way? Will taking time out for training pay off? This July 14th workshop offers tips, strategies, and resources that can help you make this important decision.

Find more free virtual workshops offered by NYS Department of Labor here!

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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? NYS DoL and LinkedIn – what you need to know

What is LinkedIn? Is it like Facebook? This July 14th workshop will introduce using social media in your job search as well as a basic overview of LinkedIn. Participants will learn how to network and maintain an appropriate social media presence.

Find more free virtual workshops offered by NYS Department of Labor here!

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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? Thompson Health offering career exploration event for high school students!

Thompson Health is offering an opportunity for high school students to experience the possibilities of healthcare careers. Have fun while learning about career opportunities through shadowing in various hospital departments and presentations given by health professionals from our community. Register for the July 27th event here. Quickly – registration deadline is July 18th!

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Finger Lakes Hires: Have You Heard? Here’s to a great new year with the FLWIB!

Jennifer DeVault, FLWIB Chairperson

With the start of our new program year, the Board is under new leadership! Jennifer DeVault, Vice President of Associate Services for Thompson Health, has served on the Board since 2008 and Chairperson for the 2022 program year. Ms. DeVault has been instrumental in Healthcare Alliance activities, including “Serving Community Healthcare in the Finger Lakes”, a healthcare career exploration event for area high school students.

Also serving in leadership roles:
Peter Bekisz, Associate VP, Keuka College – Vice Chair Private Sector
William Pealer, City of Geneva Councilman – Vice Chair Public Sector
Bob Doeblin, CEO, Geneva Housing Authority – Secretary/Treasurer

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