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CareerSource Tampa Bay

 

 

CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) serves as the workforce development board under the Workforce Investment Act and is a driving force in delivering workforce solutions that support economic development in Hillsborough County. CSTB has centers located in Tampa, Brandon, Plant City and a satellite office in Ruskin, offering a full range of career planning services for professional and entry-level candidates. CSTB also strengthens the competitive edge of local businesses in measurable ways that lead to the economic vitality of the region. A team of business consultants works as a partner with local businesses to provide a wide range of professional services, including employee referral and recruitment, training and retraining, workshops and business seminars on a variety of human resource and workforce topics, labor market statistics, targeted career fairs, downsizing and retention support strategies, tax credit information and other customized support for a well-trained workforce.




John Flanagan

John Flanagan is the CEO of CareerSource Tampa Bay. Mr. Flanagan started his official duties on January 22, 2019. Mr. Flanagan was previously the Executive Director of the Bucks County Workforce Development Board, a county of approximately 630,000 in the Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Statistical area. He was a key player in regional initiatives with multiple Workforce Development Boards in PA and NJ that provided integrated center operations and Career Pathway initiatives for a region of more than 6 million people.

 

John holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Public Administration from Gannon University has more than 13 years’ experience in workforce development, both within and outside of the public workforce system. He has held Director positions in Colorado, and in NW PA as Director of Title I programs for a 6 county region.

 

Mr. Flanagan is happily married for more than 11 years to his wife, Emily. They have a 4 year old son, jack. The family are avid outdoor enthusiasts.

John Flanagan
CEO