GST Michigan Works! is responsible for the planning, implementation, and delivery of various workforce development programs in Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, Shiawassee, and Tuscola counties, designed to help employers find skilled workers and job seekers find and retain employment. The agency provides training and funding to contractors to assure that contractors provide quality programming to area residents and meet federal and state workforce development program requirements. Jody Kerbyson, CEO of GST Michigan Works!, serves as a representative on WIN’s board.
Jody Kerbyson is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GST Michigan Works!, one of sixteen (16) Michigan Works! agencies across the State of Michigan operating workforce development programs designed to assist employers in finding skilled workers and job seekers prepare for, find and retain employment. Kerbyson, a native of the local GST region, first came to the agency as a summer intern during college at Central Michigan University and was immediately hired upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in Management. Over her tenure with the agency, Kerbyson built her career through development of strong business relationships and a unique understanding of responsiveness in employment and training needs, as well as what it takes to lead an organization in an ever-changing economic landscape.