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DIVISION OFFICE

Bo Garcia

Dean of Community Education and Workforce Development

garciab@lcc.edu

(517) 483-9639

Bo is the Dean of Community Education and Workforce Development at Lansing Community College (LCC), and has served at LCC for over 17 years.  In his previous positions as the Director of Business and Community institute and as Regional Director of the SBTDC, Bo provided over 2,000 business clients with more than 8,000 hours of business counseling.  He has also been Adjunct Faculty at Davenport University, College of Business Administration.  Bo earned a Bachelors degree from Michigan State University, an MPA from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Northwood University.

Glenys Warner

Director of Lifelong Learning and Centralized Support

warnerg@lcc.edu

(517) 483-9806

Glenys joined the Lansing Community College Business & Community Institute staff in 1994 and quickly became a key member of the workforce development team at the College and in the Greater Lansing Area. She represents BCI, working with numerous companies throughout Mid-Michigan, to assist in identifying workforce development, consulting, training services, and innovative approaches to improve individual and organizational performance. Additionally, Glenys Warner has managed both customer relationships and various projects associated with the launch of new customer products, implementation of additional employee shifts, and the coordination of multi-company employee development projects.

Chad Borodychuk

Director of Corporate Training and Continuing Education

borodycc@lcc.edu

(517) 483-9642

Chad joined the BCI team as a Business Development Manager in 2013 and has over 11 years of experience helping companies and individuals achieve their goals. He has a sincere passion to serve his clients. He is motivated to help his partners become the strongest, leanest, and overall most efficient and effective in their field. Chad earned his Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT

Kristin Angel Carson

Business Development Manager

angelk@lcc.edu

(517) 483-1741

Kristin began working with LCC as an Administrator in 2008.  As a Business Development Manager at the BCI, Kristin specializes in establishing solid partnerships with companies in professional performance improvement within the Insurance & Financial Services, Education, and Information Technology industry sectors.  Kristin is a Central Michigan University graduate holding a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, with a major concentration in Marketing, and minor concentrations in Management and Interpersonal Communications.  Currently, she is working towards the completion of her Masters degree in International Administration. 

Keith Canfield

Business Development Manager

canfiek1@star.lcc.edu

(517) 483-9651

Keith is the BCI Business Development Manager who is responsible for providing training recommendations and options for the Manufacturing and Production sectors. His 22 years of consultative business experience helps him provide positive recommendations that aid businesses and their employees to improve and succeed. Keith holds a Bachelor's Degree in History from Western Michigan University and is a former member of the Professional Golfer's Association (PGA).

Eric West

Business Development Manager

WESTE16@star.lcc.edu

(517) 483-9660

Eric is a seasoned business solution provider with over 20 year of experience. He is a Tool and Die Apprentice, has a Bachelors in Organizational Development, and a Masters in Organizational Management. He also brings a wealth of experience in previous roles as an engineering manager, leader of cross functional teams, and director of a sales and marketing division with P&L responsibility. In addition, he owns a consulting business, has served on public and private boards, and has chaired numerous steering committees. Eric’s key to success is his ability to listen to complicated business issues, break them down to their salient points, and then bring them to bear solutions which drive change that matters.

Tim Booms

Consultant/Developer

bci@lcc.edu

(517) 483-9697

Tim has over 20 years experience in developing training solutions for companies ranging in size from small companies with less than 200 employees to large organizations, such as NASA and Wal-Mart with solutions ranging in complexity from manufacturing process to Enterprise Architecture. Tim has a strong background in IT, Technical Manufacturing and Process Improvement. With his background and experience, he can help your company implement training solutions that build operational dexterity and produce the desired results.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Cathy Clark

Administrative & Instructional
Systems Specialist

clarkc1@lcc.edu

(517) 483-1069

Cathy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Central Michigan University with a Bachelors degree in Organization Administration in 1996.  Before coming to the BCI in 1997, Cathy worked in the insurance industry. 

Tammy Gilroy

Project Management Technician

gilroyt@lcc.edu

(517) 483-1180

Tammy is an alumnus of Lansing Community College and is completing her BA in Human Resources & Organizational Development. She is a member of the American Management Association with certificates in Management Excellence, Administrative Excellence, and is a credentialed ISO 9001:2000 Internal Quality Auditor.

Marti Burnett

Project Management /
Learning Services

heinm@lcc.edu

(517) 483-1876

With over 25 years experience as a business owner prior to joining Lansing Community College in 2010, Marti brings an extensive background of diverse responsibilities and accomplishments in administration and program development to the BCI. Her knowledge in business operation areas include budget, project management, information systems, facilities management, and public relations. Marti holds a Master of Arts in Organization Leadership from Siena Heights University and is an excellent team builder with strong employee supervisory and development skills.

Jessica Roy

Registration & Delivery Logistic Support

royj5@lcc.edu

(517) 483-1561

Jessica began working for Lansing Community College in January of 2004, in the Accounting and Payroll Department, as an Accounts Payable Specialist. Jessica joined BCI in August of 2015, working as the Registration and Delivery Logistic Support. She is currently working towards an associates degree in Human Services from LCC and then plans finish her studies with obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Community Service from Sienna Heights University.

Heida Meister

Project Manager/Learning Services

meisterh@lcc.edu

(517) 483-9634

Heida Meister is a motivated, personable business professional with more than 15 years experience in a multitude of academic roles such as researching high school dropout prevention and college and career readiness policy, developing solutions to early childhood education issues related to English language learners, family engagement, early math, and early literacy, and also taught K-12 and post-secondary curriculum. She has worked in a project manager role for several years managing and implemented successful programs that lead to successful completion and/or company growth. She is well-versed in project management methodologies, organizational change management, risk management, project planning, team building, communication, and technical implementations of organizational change. Heida received her B.S. in Education for the University of Michigan. She also holds a M.A. in Educational Leadership and Reading.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Carolyn Dembowski

Continuing Education Coordinator

dembowc1@lcc.edu

(517) 483-1414

Carolyn joined LCC as the Continuing Education Coordinator in 2011. Prior to this position, she worked in HR as a Training Specialist at Ford Motor Company for 15 years. She brings experience in coordinating a wide variety of career and professional development programs to the Business & Community Institute and Workforce Development departments. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master's Degree in Training Dynamics and Leadership Development.

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