Business Partners

Regional Business Consultants

In partnership with the region’s local economic development organizations, business consultants are placed at strategic locations throughout the region.

  • Kathy Burns – Cass, Clinton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties
  • April Gilman – Benton, Carroll, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties  

These consultants:

  • Help connect employers to the workforce development system
  • Represent programs and services that will help employers grow their businesses
  • Provide “follow-through” services that assist employers in managing publicly funded grants or incentives
  • Advise decision makers in optimally aligning workforce development, economic development, and education and training initiatives with employer needs


(Regional Employment & Assessment Center for Hiring)

With an office in Lafayette and an office in Kokomo, there are two WorkOne REACH Centers in our region. WorkOne REACH assists employers with a variety of workforce services and provides enhanced screening and assessment services to strategic partners.

Learn more about WorkOne Reach & the key features.