Managed by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments, SC Works Trident connects businesses, job seekers, and training providers to create a pathway to employment in our region’s leading industries. Our centers are operated by trained and motivated staff, representing a diverse number of agencies, who are ready to help you fulfill your employment needs. Services are offered to:

  • Develop job seeker skillsets to gain or maintain employment
  • Assist employer partners to develop and maintain a qualified workforce

SC Works Trident is the demand-driven, industry-based workforce solution that’s ready to serve you!

South Coast Regional Plan (Revised 2.12.2021)

Trident Local Plan (Revised 3.24.2021)


SC Works currently does not have any open RFPs. Please check back soon for new releases.


SC Works Charleston Operations Staff

Deidre Smalls One-Stop Manager (843) 574-1824
Corina Williams Workforce Operations Assistant (843) 574-1838
Fredeswinda Cuevas Workforce Operations Assistant (843) 574-1800

SC Works Charleston WIOA Programmatic Staff

Amanda Wagner Operations Director (843) 574-1843
Keidrian Kunkel Region Manager (843) 574-1890
Sheila Johnson WIOA Adult/Dislocated Work Program Coordinator (843) 574-1820
Dee Czarnik WIOA Youth Program Coordinator (843) 725-0308
Khadijah Allen Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1833
Tavia Watson Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1880
Daulton Gantt Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1852
Malissa Hawkins Workforce Career Coach (843) 725-0315
Lavonda Lampkin Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1823
Sonja Randall Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1835
Augusta Scott Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1819
Celeste Palmer Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1828
Quentin Morrison Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1845
Aaron Wellborn Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1817
Brent Laplante Workforce Career Coach (843) 574-1825
Jeff Hinman Lead Career Coach (843) 574-1829
Aneatra Brown-Spann Vocational Instructor (843) 574-1892

SC Works Berkeley

Lakesha Brown Workforce Operations Assistant (843) 761-4400
Sophia Cornell Workforce Career Coach (843) 899-8730
Richie Lee Workforce Career Coach (843) 719-6118

SC Works Dorchester

Shirley Kinloch Workforce Operations Assistant (843) 821-0695
Inger McPherson Lead Career Coach (843) 832-7700
Dowanda Bryant Workforce Career Coach (843) 900-8438

SC Works Trident Business Services

Gene Borzendowski Workforce Development Specialist (843) 574-1860
Quiana Alexander Workforce Development Specialist (843) 574-1864
Vonetha Seymour Workforce Operations Assistant (843) 725-0307

WIOA Local Workforce Development Board Membership

Dottie Karst Board Chair Charles Foster, Owner
Jeff Messick Vice Chair Messick Consulting LLC, Business Developer
Butch Clift 2nd Vice Chair Metro Electric, Director of Safety
Angelia Washington Solvay, Human Resource Director
Janet Cappellini Alternative Staffing, Vice President of Operations
Gil Leatherwood Leatherwood Electronics Manufacturing Inc., Production Manager
Hope Hudson Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center, Human Resources Director
Andrew Maute Sheet Metal Worker’s, Manager SC AFL-CIO
Charles Carter Moore International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Business Manager
Victoria Johnson Telamon South Carolina, Program Coordinator
Thomas Graff Carolina Iron Workers Local Union 848, Business Manager
Susan Friedrich Charleston County School District, Director Adult Education
Bob Walker Technical College, Vice President of Continuing Education & Economic Dev
James Villeponteaux Dorchester County Career School, Director
Wendy Smith Dorchester County Economic Development, Deputy Director
Sylvia Mitchum Department of Social Services, Director
Wendy Courson SC Department of Employment & Workforce, Regional Manager
Kelly Sieling S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Area Supervisor


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    1930 Hanahan Road, Suite 200
    North Charleston, SC 29405

    TTY: 711

    8:30 – 5:00 PM, Mon. – Fri.


    325 East Main Street
    Moncks Corner, SC 29461

    TTY: 771

    8:30 – 5:00 PM, Mon. – Fri.
    Closed 12 – 1pm


    1325 #A Boonehill Road
    Summerville, SC 29483

    TTY: 711

    8:30 – 4:30 PM, Mon. – Fri.
    Closed 12 – 1pm