Two New Employees Join FDL Works

Fond du Lac Works, a division of the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce, is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members to bolster its efforts in the recruitment, retention and development of a quality workforce in Fond du Lac. Kim Spartz (above) and Nicole Yeomans (pictured below) join the division, responsible for the implementation of new apprenticeships and co-ops and the maintenance and expansion of existing curriculums, within the school districts of Campbellsport, Fond du Lac, Lomira, North Fond du Lac and Oakfield.

“We are thrilled to have Kim and Nicole join Fond du Lac Works,” said Melissa Worthington, vice president of the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce. “With Kim’s unique skills and specialized training, and Nicole’s industry experience spanning across marketing and advertising, as well as both of their backgrounds in all levels of education, our program initiatives will only be further enhanced in 2015 and beyond.”

Kim Spartz joins the division as director of educational partnerships, serving as the liaison with area school districts to develop, design and administer the Youth Apprenticeship program. Working closely with education professionals, students and parents, Spartz will be responsible for the growth and expansion of program offerings and student involvement.

Spartz has over 20 years’ experience in administrative services, with an extensive background in primary, secondary and higher education. Spartz previously served in administrative services at Moraine Park Technical College where she provided assistance to numerous divisions. Prior to Moraine Park, Spartz was the administrative assistant to the director of curriculum and instruction at the Kewaskum School District.

Nicole Yeomans joins the division as director of educational programs, serving as the liaison with the local business community to develop, design and administer the Youth Apprenticeship program. Responsible for the advancement of business and education partnerships, Yeomans will coordinate business related activities and facilitate opportunities for shared learning across all sectors.

The former clinical research recruitment specialist at Covance, Yeomans brings with her extensive experience in marketing, advertising and community outreach. Additionally, with a background in education, Yeomans has experience as a substitute teacher and program director for the Ripon Area School District.