Mary Wiener is a Manager with GtCNN’s Education Services team. Mary works on developing new partnerships to build sustainable pathways for disconnected youth with communities across the country. In her work, she supports existing Gateway to College programs through targeted initiatives, such as the Gateway to College Enrollment Project and Gateway to Career. Mary also plans GtCNN’s events, including the bi-annual Peer Learning Conference.
Prior to GtCNN, Mary spent five years with the Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council (SWWDC), two years as a full-time employee and three years as a split employee. At the SWWDC, Mary developed stakeholder partnerships, developed new initiatives, and worked on targeted WIOA youth projects in Southwest Washington. During her time as a split employee with the SWWDC, Mary also worked for the Cowlitz Economic Development Council (CEDC) where she was charged with new business development and ensuring that businesses had the workforce to fit their needs. Mary holds BAs in Economics and Psychology from the University of Washington.