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Brett Schager, MBA, SPHR

Program Development Specialist
Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas Counties

Brett Schager is a Colorado native and has lived here his whole life.  He obtained a bachelor’s degree in English and Philosophy and earned a Secondary Teacher Licensure from the University of Colorado in Boulder.  He began work in the nonprofit field as a Volunteer Director and Outreach Coordinator and developed a youth apprenticeship program teaching teenagers bicycle mechanics.  For the last 8 years, he was worked for the Adams County Workforce and Business Center, first as a Business Development Representative for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program and then as a supervisor for WIOA and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (formerly known as welfare).  He has helped expand apprenticeships through several grants from the U.S. Department of Labor and Jobs for the Future.  Meanwhile, Brett earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado in Denver and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.  He is passionate about helping youth and adults enter meaningful career pathways and helping businesses find their future workforce.

Contact to build or expand programs in the following counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas