IMPAQ Welcomes Ms. Emily Stover DeRocco to our Advisory Board

Columbia, MD


February 04, 2019

For Immediate Release

IMPAQ International has expanded our advisory board with the addition of Ms. Emily Stover DeRocco.

“Emily brings more than 30 years of expertise at the highest levels of education and workforce policy and program management,” said CEO Avi Benus. “I look forward to hearing her insights into ways we can continue helping make people better educated and employed.”

Ms. DeRocco is the Founder & CEO of E3, a strategic consulting firm focused on education reform, and workforce and economic development. She is the former Assistant Secretary of Labor, is currently developing education programs for a Department of Defense-funded innovation institute, and recently served as an appointee to the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.

Among her many accomplishments is the creation of a system of nationally portable, industry-recognized Manufacturing Skills Certifications currently employed in secondary and post-secondary education reform efforts in virtually every state. She has overseen regional economic development initiatives, Trade Adjustment Assistance for displaced workers, alternative educational pathways for the nation’s youth, foreign labor certification programs, national apprenticeship programs, and nationwide workforce development programs. 

“I’m delighted to join such a dynamic team committed to improving programs and policies that have a direct impact on people’s lives,” Ms. DeRocco said. “I look forward to helping IMPAQ continue strengthening its ability to improve our nation’s education, economic development, and workforce development policies, programs, and investments.”

The IMPAQ Advisory Board includes leading social science researchers and experienced business leaders who recommend ways to continue accelerating the company's impact and growth.

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