Associate – Mr. Handy is also Vice-President of Mosaic Services, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois. Mosaic Services is a private firm which consults with local and state government agencies and associations on a wide range of issues. His area of expertise is workforce development.

Jack’s background includes teaching, state government, and retail business ownership. Most recently, he worked with the Job Training Division in the Illinois Department of Employment Security. For the past nine years, he served in the Planning Unit, including the position of supervisor. In this role, Jack’s primary responsibilities included developing local planning guidelines, reviewing and approving Workforce Investment Act (WIA) local five-year strategic plans, drafting State policy letters relating to WIA, and providing technical assistance to local workforce investment areas WIA Title 1 entities and local workforce investment boards. Additionally, Jack worked closely with the Governor’s Interagency Team on several key WIA issues, including the review and approval of local Memoranda of Understanding.

Mosaic Services, Inc. offers the following services to local WIA entities and WIBs: Workforce Investment Act, Title 1 local planning activities, Local Workforce Investment Board staffing services, Marketing services to local one-stop centers, Client mapping services for local entities and one-stop centers

Jack Handy, Mosaic Services Inc., 142 Wingfoot Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62704, Tel:217/787-4193, Email: jahand@aol.com. Web: www.mosiacservices.com.