AGAWAM – Work Opportunity Center Inc. (WOC) announced that Mary Akers has joined the company in the newly created position of assistant executive director.
She will oversee all programmatic and business operations for the corporation.
Work Opportunity Center is a private non-profit corporation that provides vocational training, employment, and community experiences to the developmentally disabled.
WOC has been in business since 1969.
Currently, the organization has offices in Agawam, West Springfield, and Springfield.
Akers joins WOC from American International College where she most recently served as the associate director of Athletics for Internal Operations and was the senior woman administrator.
She brings more than 15 years of experience in operations, budgeting, management and customer service.
Mary holds both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration degree from American International College.