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CONTACT: MILISSA REIERSON
MARCH 28, 2006
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TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT SHELBYVILLE NAMES NEW MANAGER
SHERRI HAISLIP TO MANAGE CENTER

 

Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development announces Sherri Haislip has been appointed manager of the Tennessee Career Center at Shelbyville, replacing Nina Montgomery who retired.

Sherri began employment with the office 28 years ago as an interviewing clerk. She has worked in positions of increasing responsibility over the years and is well-versed in the programs of the department. She has served as manager of the department’s Fayetteville office since 1987 and will continue supervisory responsibilities for that office.

“We’re fortunate to have someone of Sherri’s capabilities take over direction of our department’s services for Bedford, Lincoln, and Moore counties,” said Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley. “She’s very knowledgeable of the resources to provide new and existing businesses with qualified employees, as well as informed on services we have available for area job seekers.”

Sherri is a graduate of Central High School in Fayetteville and is an alumna of Motlow State Community College and Vanderbilt University. The daughter of Eldred and Marie Tucker, she is married to Ricky Joe Haislip and has two grown daughters.

“I feel very fortunate to have been trained by Ruth Bass Johnson, who was manager of the Shelbyville office for 50 years,” said Sherri. “She was my mentor and was respected by the community for her leadership abilities and expert knowledge of the services we provide.”

The Shelbyville Career Center of the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development offers job assistance to both job seekers and employers. The Center offers free use of phones, fax and copy machines and computers with Internet access and library information for job seekers. The office also provides services to veterans and those looking for a GED.

The Tennessee Career Center at Shelbyville serves Bedford and Moore counties and is located at 301 North Mains Street, phone (931)685-5000. The Career Center at Fayetteville serves Lincoln County and is located at 2219 Thornton Taylor Parkway, phone (931) 438-1935



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