Function of the Position:
The vice president for the Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services division is responsible for providing vision and direction in the areas of economic and workforce development, career and technical education, college partnerships, grants and external funding sources. This oversight includes serving as the college’s chief outreach officer to the business, industry and economic development sectors and proactively responding to local economic development and training needs for both credit and noncredit programs. Offices reporting to the vice president include the Corporate College, Office of Workforce Development, Career & Technical Education, Agriculture & Life Sciences Institute, Homeland Security Management Institute, and the Public Safety Training Facility.
Todd M. Oldham brings with him more than 17 years of broad-based experience in the leading and managing of workforce development programs and business development initiatives in higher education and in the private sector. He has a record of building partnerships with employers and creating career pathways for students.
While at Clark College, as associate vice president and executive director of Corporate and Continuing Education, he co-authored or managed more than $3.5 million in federal, state and regional grants related to workforce training projects. His work experience includes serving as interim executive dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education and as associate vice president and executive director of Corporate Education at Clark College. Prior to his tenure at Clark, he was a program manager for information technology at Chapman University. His business background includes handling client accounts for Gateway Computer and Working Capital Technologies.
- M.B.A. – George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics at Chapman University, California
- Certificate in Project Management – Boston University Corporate Education Center
- B.A. in socio-cultural anthropology and history – University of California, Los Angeles
- A.A. in history – Orange Coast College, California
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