Linda Nguyen is the Chief Executive Officer for WorkForce Central and chief of staff to the Pierce County Workforce Development Council. As such, she oversees all facets of the organization from business and individual services to building future partnerships and charting workforce development trends. She has over 20 years experience in all aspects of workforce development, beginning as youth case manager and advancing through program management and development, planning and compliance, department lead, and funds acquisition.
Ms. Nguyen has a Baccalaureate degree from University of Puget Sound and is a board member of the Tacoma Pierce County Economic Development Board, Washington Economic Development Association, Geneva Foundation, United Way of Pierce County, Comprehensive Life Resources, United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council, and is active on multiple college and K-12 advisory committees.
When not at work, Linda enjoys spending time with her husband Chris and son Ethan. Family activities that include bike rides, movie nights, and walks around Tacoma, all bring joy.