Todd Oldham named vice president for economic development at Monroe Community College

Monroe Community College December 13, 2010
The Monroe Community College Board of Trustees has appointed Todd M. Oldham vice president for Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services.

Currently associate vice president of Corporate & Continuing Education at Clark College in Washington state, Oldham will assume his role at MCC in the spring.

As head of MCC’s newly created division, Oldham will provide leadership and direction in the areas of workforce development, technical education, college partnerships, grants and external funding sources. He will serve as the college’s chief outreach officer to the business, industry and economic development sectors and will be responsible for developing innovative, entrepreneurial and strategic initiatives designed to proactively respond to local economic development and training needs.

“As someone who clearly understands community colleges and business, Todd has an impressive record of building partnerships with employers and of creating career pathways for students,” said MCC President Anne M. Kress. “With Todd on board and with our partners around Monroe County and in this region, MCC is poised to do even more to move the local workforce forward and strengthen our community.”

Oldham brings with him leadership experience in higher education and in the private sector. Prior to his current position, he served in various administrative capacities at Clark College, including as interim executive dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education and as director of Corporate Education. His business background includes handling clients’ accounts for Gateway Computer and Working Capital Technologies.

Since 2006, Oldham has co-authored or managed more than $2 million in federal, state and regional grants related to workforce training projects.
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