Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas

Key Staff

Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas is led by a Management Team of experienced individuals with a wealth of industry knowledge. Our professional staff conduct daily operations and advise the board of directors.

Lynn Hoffman | Senior Innovation StrategistLynn Hoffman

Lynn Hoffman, Senior Innovation Strategist, is responsible for the development and implementation of innovative solutions for the business community. With over 25 years of employer engagement, recruitment, marketing, technology, and workforce development experience, she leads upskilling and reskilling initiatives to affect a coordinated and industry-focused response to talent and skill acquisition needs. Hoffman guides activities funded through philanthropic partnership include Retail Pays, PATHS for Texas, Prologis CWI and the Future of Work Grand Challenge in addition to Technology and Retail Sector strategies.

Hoffman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In addition to career endeavors, Lynn is married with two grown daughters, sings in the choir at First Baptist Rockwall, assists her family, and enjoys baking wonderful treats.

Kent Andersen | Account ExecutiveKent Andersen

Kent Andersen is an Account Executive for Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas. He has worked in Workforce Development for over 17 years, prior to joining Workforce Development he worked in the healthcare industry. Mr. Andersen has a degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. Working with our industry partners Mr. Andersen strives to foster relationships between industry, education and the workforce system by engaging industry in business-led workforce development initiatives that deliver an educated workforce with the skills demanded by industry.

Barbara Stein | Office ManagerBarbara Stein

Barbara Stein, Office Manager, is responsible for keeping the office running smoothly. Her job can range widely in duties and responsibilities. Ms. Stein has 27 years in the Dallas Workforce System.

Rowena Ho | Payroll and Accounts Payable ManagerRowena Ho

Rowena joined the agency in 2010 and currently serves as the Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the agency’s payroll and accounts payable functions and systems.

Rowena received the following degrees:

  • B.S. in Merchandising from University of North Texas
  • M.S. in Accounting from University of Dallas
  • MBA from Texas Woman’s University

While not working, Rowena enjoys spending time with her family and church fellowship.