National Advisory Board
Marlena Sessions is Director of NOVAworks, the regional workforce development agency based in Sunnyvale, CA. Previously, she was Director of the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Department and the Senior Vice President at Grant Associates. After beginning her career in direct service, Marlena held several positions at the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, culminating with her role as its Chief Executive Officer for nine years. Marlena holds a Bachelor’s from Whitworth University and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.