Creating Connections to a Better Future!

Michigan Works! Southeast seeks to understand and advocate for the needs of the Southeast Michigan region. Connecting individuals and organizations with helpful resources. Creating hope for a better future by providing examples of what is possible.


Jobs Filled


Employers Engaged


People Served


Total Visitors

July 2020 - June 2021

Our Mission & Values

Our purpose is to create connections to a better future.

Our mission is to develop today’s workforce and tomorrow’s economy by engaging employers, career seekers, and partners.

Our vision is a community which fosters and sustains a strong, diverse economy where people can live, work, and prosper.


Our Values

Our Objectives:

Meet Our Team

If you need to speak with a member of our team, please contact us and we will forward your message to them.

Shamar Herron

Executive Director

Misty Shulters

Angela Watkins

Jackson Service Center Manager

(517) 841-5627 ext. 64240

Ashley Vandenbusche

Lenawee Service Center Manager

(517) 207-3211

Dawn Awrey

Livingston Service Center Manager

(517) 437-3381 ext. 65109

Johnny Epps

Washtenaw Service Center Manager

(734) 896-1136

Robin Aldrich

Information Technology Manager

(517) 266-5627 ext. 63220

Lisa McAllister

Human Resources Manager

(517) 437-3381 ext. 65109

Sandy Vallance

Hillsdale Service Center Manager

(517) 437-3381 ext. 65109

Richard "Scotty" Scott

Business Services Manager

(517) 320-3194

Chad Gibbs

Research & Education Manager

(517) 905-4225

Sara Kaye Larson

Communications Manager

Interested in joining our team?