IBJ: Indy Group Raises $9M in Effort to Fill Skills Gap

July 11, 2018

Ascend Indiana President and CEO Jason Kloth was recently featured in an article in the Indianapolis Business Journal about the initiative’s unique efforts to connect talent to Indiana employers.

Article by Hayleigh Colombo: Ascend Indiana, an initiative aimed at closing what local corporate and education leaders say is a stubborn talent gap—where too many people are underemployed and Indiana businesses can’t find qualified workers—is ramping up its operations.

The group, an offshoot of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, has raised $9 million so far to support its work and is partnering with Indiana companies to create specific talent pipelines to fill shortages in critical industries. [READ MORE]

(Source: IBJ, Hayleigh Colombo)