November 18, 2020
St. Charles County, Missouri – St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann has appointed Lori Myers as Director of the Department of Workforce & Business Development. Myers was confirmed by the St. Charles County Council at the Monday, Nov. 9, meeting, and will begin her duties Dec. 14.
Myers currently is the Division Manager of Operations for the department, a position she has held since 2018. Prior to that, she served as business services coordinator, equal opportunity officer, a career counselor, and started with the department in 2003 as an administrative assistant. Lori leads the department’s business team in assisting employers with recruitment efforts, and develops and implements operational plans and policies for the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County.
“Lori’s comprehensive and institutional knowledge of workforce programs is an asset to the department and St. Charles County as a whole,” Ehlmann says. “Her understanding of workforce trends, policy and procedure development, federal and state requirements, statistical data analysis, and special project coordination, paired with her relationships throughout the workforce development network, are valuable to the success and growth of our community.”
Myers has Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration as well as Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Lewis & Clark Society for Human Resource Management, the Board of Directors of the Community Council of St. Charles County, is a 2020 graduate of Vision Leadership St. Charles County, and served on the St. Charles County Complete Count Commission for the U.S. Census.