Meet April Gordon, January’s Shining Star

April is a valued member of the Michigan Works! Southwest team in her role as an ERN Success Coach. April’s nominator described her as someone who has a kind heart, is always willing to jump in and help her team, and continually strives to grow professionally. April’s recent interactions with two new employers resulted in their decision to join the Employer Resource Network (ERN). She has also been a beacon of hope for dozens of employees who are facing unexpected life changes and has the ability to always bring a smile to the faces of those she interacts with, even in the darkest of situations. Congratulations, April, on winning January’s Shining Star award!

The Shining Star Award celebrates Michigan Works! agency front line staff who, through dedication and outstanding contributions to workforce development, personify the Michigan Works! Southwest mission. Each month, staff are welcome to submit nominations for colleagues they believe meet this criteria.