By LaKisha Miller, Van Ingram, Pat Fogarty and Jamie Johnson
LaKisha Miller is Executive Director of the Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center. Van Ingram is Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. Pat Fogarty is Senior Vice President of Operations at Addiction Recovery Care. Jamie Johnson is Vice President of Operations at Dorman Products in Warsaw, Kentucky.
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the past 18 months have brought many challenges for our health care system, businesses, schools and families. Now, employers of all types and sizes across Kentucky are eager to get back on track and contribute to the state’s economic recovery. But many are struggling to find and retain the workforce they need to bounce back, meet customer demand and take their businesses to the next level.