Milwaukee Mayor announces new President and CEO of Employ Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- One of the state's largest workforce development boards has a new leader. 

It's important to have an individual leading this organization who has the ties in the community who understands the needs of people who have been underserved and who have been underemployed. 

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett named Willie Wade the new President and CEO of Employ Milwaukee. 

Wade's previous position was Chief Marketing Officer of Employ Milwaukee. 

The mayor says Wade is a proven change-maker who is passionate about connecting people to lifelong employment. 

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