Tyler Richardson is the Chief Business Services Officer for Opportunity Stanislaus, the leading economic development organization in Stanislaus County. In his role, Tyler oversees all Economic Development Programs, as well as the organization's management of VOLT Institute.
In his role at VOLT, Tyler works with local industry to ensure that the programs offered at VOLT Institute are meeting the needs of the manufacturing sector in the Nothern San Joaquin Valley.
Tyler joined Opportunity Stanislaus in 2015 and has held various positions. Tyler graduated from California State University, Stanislaus with a BS in Business Administration and also holds an M.B.A from Western Governor's University.
Kevin is excited to be a part of the VOLT team. He is passionate about Central Valley Communities and the people who live here. His professional background includes experience in agriculture, construction, photography, filmmaking, radio, and marketing communications.
For over 46 years with Tri-Valley Growers, Signature Fruits, and Seneca Foods, Chad held various roles including: Machine Operator, Fork Lift Driver, Sub & Area Department Supervisor and Plant Maintenance Supervisor. Chad holds various industry certificates and distinctions in areas of focus such as: Microbiology, Acidified foods, Thermal processing, Records, Over Pressure, Glass/Rigid containers, Instruments & Sanitation.
As an instructor, Tommy has worked with the junior college machine tool technology night classes during the 1979-1981 curriculum. His work experience has been being employed by the top tier machine shops in the local areas. His specialty has been in design, engineering, machining, and fabrication of complex mechanical parts. He has worked in the field for the past 39 years supplying parts for structural fabrication, machine parts, general machining and welding, and high tech industries.
At present, he owns and operates a machining and fabricating company based in Lathrop.
Deborah Rowe is a Director II for Stanislaus County Office of Education and Educational Consultant for VOLT Institute. Before joining SCOE and the VOLT, Deb spent 10-years as Principal & Assistant Principal at James C. Enochs High School, 5-years as a CTE teacher at Downey HS, 8-years as a special education nurse at Beyer HS and 8-years in nursing at Memorial Hospital. Deb holds degrees in Nursing, MJC; Bachelors in Vocational Ed., CSU, Sacramento and Masters in Administration, CSU, Stanislaus.