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VanGompel named executive director Literacy Volunteers Chippewa Valley


Eau Claire (Press Release) –  The Literacy Volunteers Chippewa Valley Board is pleased and proud to announce that they have hired Mary Jo VanGompel as the new Executive Director.

VanGompel's 20 years in healthcare human resources has prepared her well to be the next Executive Director.  Her experience includes conducting feasibility studies for public health departments, writing affirmative action plans, successful implementation of software solutions, creating and delivering numerous training programs and mentoring recruiters, project managers and interns.

"We are so excited to welcome Mary Jo as our new executive director and have her represent our organization out in the community," said Paul Kulig, president, Board of directors.  "Her leadership,  positive attitude and passion for our mission will be a great asset as we move forward. She is a known as a collaborative leader who fosters a culture of respect and high standards."

VanGompel earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay and a Master's Degree in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin Platteville. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Workforce Initiative for the Eau Claire Economic Development Corporation and is a member of the ClearWater Kiwanas.

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