Mandy Townsend, Vice President of Employer Engagement

Mandy works with the area’s top employers in identifying, designing, implementing, and providing critical workforce development services and improving job quality. Through leadership and guidance, Mandy works with teams across JVS to ensure the placement, training, coaching, and mentoring needs of our employer partners are met with innovative solutions tailored to current industry trends and individual needs. She also oversees our wide-reaching job quality initiative and talent pipeline work. Mandy began her career at JVS as a Career Coach in the Refugee Services department, and has worked in education and workforce development for over 10 years.

Mandy holds an M.Ed. from Boston University, served as an Aspen Institute Job Quality Fellow and is on the board of PHI.


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