Christopher Wyre

Christopher Wyre

New Orleans Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, Economic Opportunities Program

Director of Student Success, Operation Spark, New Orleans, Louisiana

Christopher Wyre has over 15 years of experience in workforce development, enrollment management, and student advancement. Since 2018, Christopher Wyre is the director of student success for Operation Spark, a workforce development program opening new doors to prosperity for low opportunity individuals by providing the fastest route to careers in the software development field. Christopher has effectively driven student development and enrollment services at New Orleans Job Corps, Dillard University, and Delgado Community College – West Bank Campus. Christopher most recently enjoyed a career at Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana as a team lead community health educator, connecting healthcare resources across the state of Louisiana. Christopher Wyre holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Dillard University in New Orleans. Christopher is active within numerous community organizations across the Greater New Orleans Metropolitian area. Christopher is passionate about mentoring opportunities he has been involved in with the Silverback Society and the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club.

Christopher Wyre is a member of the New Orleans Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2019, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.

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