Executive Director, WorkSource Montgomery
Anthony Featherstone joined WSM in early 2021 with over fifteen years of workforce development experience. During his tenure at WSM, Anthony has prioritized community engagement and impact, (workforce) system building, regional collaboration, and streamlined job seeker and business services. Prior to WSM, Anthony served as the Director of Workforce Operations at KRA Corporation in Columbia, MD – a national provider of employment and training for workforce development boards and human service agencies. In addition to his nine years with KRA, he held leadership roles with the South Carolina Department of Employment & Workforce and a DC-based nonprofit specializing in community-based services. Anthony also served at the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services Office of Apprenticeship, Information & Training.
Throughout his career, Anthony has successfully delivered high-quality programs for WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker, In-School & Out-of-School Youth, TANF, SNAP, and NPEP populations. He has also developed expertise in fiscal management, program operations, quality control, strategic planning, stakeholder relations, and human resource development.
Anthony earned his MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Development from Webster University in St. Louis, MO, and a BA in Sociology from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC. He is also a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF).
Anthony is an active member of the Maryland Workforce Association (MWA), National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP), National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), and National Career Development Association (NCDA). He also serves as a board member for the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation and Humanim.