Presenters at Job Boot Camp


Our next event is Monday, July 16 at the Grand Events Center at 820 Goodale Blvd in Columbus, Ohio. Joining us will be

Dr. Carol A. Ventresca - Executive Director at Employment for Seniors

Dr. Ventresca is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a PhD in Sociology and Business, Master’s in Sociology and a Bachelor’s in Sociology and Psychology from Otterbein University.

During her career with the State of Ohio and The Ohio State University, Carol held a variety of positions, focusing on employment issues, educational programs for adults, and the academic and career advising of students, ranging in age from 18 to 80. She directed various programs in the Office of Continuing Education at Ohio State, concentrating on workforce development, increasing educational opportunities for non-traditional students, and promotion of lifelong learning in Franklin County. Carol also served on the administrative staff of the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, and provided assistance in human resources development and training for Liqui-Box Corporation.

James Bishop - Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Mr. Bishop is a graduate of The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business, BS, Business Administration/Computer Science, and Cornell University Industrial Engineering/Computer Software Design. He has also served as Director of Business Development/Franchise Sales at Weichert Realtors, Director of Business Development/Franchise Sales at Realogy Corporation/Cendant Corporation, President/CEO of Personal Communications representing the Cellular One now Verizon brand, and Retail Controller/Special Projects at Safelite Auto Glass. He also serves as Board Chairman of Career Transition Institute, Board Member of Networking Leaders Alliance, and volunteers with the Columbus Rotary Leadership Development/Vocational Service.

Professionals from Citywide Training and Development

Citywide Training & Development (CTD), offers a variety of classes open to the public that are reasonably priced and conveniently scheduled. CTD has something for anyone looking for professional development opportunities. Their facility is located in a centralized location, just east of downtown, with free parking available. CTD trainers are certified and have many years of experience training in their topics of choice. For more information, visit their website or call 614-645-2851 with questions.

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