Director of Workforce Development and Education

Jewel Chapman

Jewel Chapman is the Director of Focus: HOPE’s Workforce Development and Education department. In this role, she serves as the administrative head leading the development and coordination of workforce development and education programming by providing general oversight to improve and maintain department effectiveness and alignment.

Jewel has been instrumental in the division’s achievements since taking on this role. She instills a sense of team and can often be heard discussing the key to the department’s success: “Our work is truly driven by the team WDE… and our One Focus: HOPE approach.”

Jewel holds an MA in Education from Central Michigan University and a BS in Business Administration from Wayne State University, and she is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator.

Jewel has been recognized for her leadership skills, project management abilities and volunteerism within the roles that she has occupied at Focus: HOPE over the last thirteen years. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors for EMIY, Inc.