City of Richmond’s Workforce Administrator leaving in December

Jamison Manion (Photo:

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Workforce Administrator for the City of Richmond has resigned.

Jamison Manion will be leaving December 11.

According to a letter shared with 8News from Chief Administrative Officer Selene Cuffee-Glenn, Manion has “decided to pursue opportunities in the private sector.”

The letter went on to read:

The City is deeply appreciative of the service and accomplishments of Mr. Manion, including establishing the Center for Workforce Innovation and playing a key role in numerous partnerships and initiatives aimed at strengthening pathways to prosperity for City residents. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”

The letter said that Manion is working closely with Dr. Thad Williamson, the Director of the Community Wealth Building, during the period of transition.

“We expect all operations and programs of the Center for Workforce Innovation to continue to operate smoothly,” Cuffee-Glenn’s letter says. “The City will also begin work immediately to recruit for the position of Workforce Administrator. Our aim is to build on the progress already made and to strengthen and expand our workforce partnerships with employers, business and community organizations, and public agencies.”

Click here to read the full letter.

Stay with 8News for updates to this developing story.

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