Director of Workforce, Innovate+Educate
Lois Johnson is a results-driven workforce professional with over 20 years executive level program and policy experience in non-profit and government sectors. Currently, she is the Director of Workforce for Innovate+Educate’s New Option’s Program, aimed at building a skills-based hiring economy in New Mexico.
Over the past several years, Lois has led statewide reorganization of the New Mexico public workforce system, including consolidation of 41 workforce centers, development of a new demand-driven service model, and system-wide staff re-training.
Originally from Albany, NY, Lois was the founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Employment and Resource Center, widely noted for successful industry training programs and strategic partnerships with local business and industry.