For over 30 years, Mr. Jan Vogel has served the South Bay Workforce Investment community encompassing the eleven cities of El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Torrance, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, and Carson. The South Bay Workforce Investment Board has been one of the leaders in workforce innovation and has received national awards for performance. The SBWIB has been the recipient of two of the largest federal National Emergency Grants from the Department of Labor and is responsible for training tens of thousands of laid off workers, local residents, and youth and has been recognized for being the highest performing workforce investment board in the state. Under his leadership, the South Bay Workforce Investment Board has taken a leading role in the development of job training services; not only within Los Angeles County, but throughout Southern California. During his tenure as Executive Director of the South Bay Workforce Investment Board, the Board has been successful with the formation and implementation of new workforce development programs.
Mr. Vogel received both his Master of Arts in Education and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). Additionally, he holds a California Administrative Services Credential from California State University Long Beach and a Lifetime K-12 Teaching Credential. He was an adjunct Professor in the School of Professional Studies at Pepperdine University.