Crystal Keaton


Bio

Overseeing the operations of OhioMeansJobs, the innovative employment and training centers located in Adams, Brown, Pike & Scioto Counties in Ohio.  In her role, she helps area businesses meet their workforce needs by being a single source for employers to access potential employees.  Her organization also provides job seekers with meaningful education and training to meet the dynamic and growing needs of employers in our region. 

The vision of Crystal and her organization is to align a variety of resources to enhance the competitiveness of the workforce and support economic development in southern Ohio. Crystal has a strong background in workforce development and business services.  She is a graduate of Ohio University with a BA in Psychology.

Her diverse workforce development experience includes being a Youth Career Specialist at OhioMeansJobs Scioto County, Trade Delivery Specialist for Kentucky Career Center/TENCO Workforce Board, and during her tenure with the Workforce Development Board Area 1 she has been instrumental in working with local businesses to avert layoffs and business closures, assisting businesses with expanding their skilled workforce and helping dislocated workers and new entrants into the workforce become employed in-demand, living wage or better employment opportunities.