Speaker

Kim Vitelli

Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment

USDOL/ETA

Biography

Kim Vitelli is the Administrator of the DOL Employment and Training Administration’s Office of Workforce Investment, where she oversees formula and competitive grant programs that help people find employment and advance in careers. Her office is responsible for $4.6 billion annually in grants that implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and multiple competitive programs such as YouthBuild, the Reentry Employment Opportunities program, Strengthening Community Colleges grants, and the Indian and Native American Program.

Prior to joining ETA in 2004 as a Presidential Management Fellow, Kim worked as an Economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and an IT Systems Administrator at the British Embassy in South Korea. She has a B.A. in Economics and International Studies from American University, a Master’s in Public Policy from George Washington University, and completed executive education at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two sons, and cheers for the Washington Spirit and Everton soccer clubs.