Shaping Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

We empower our staff and customers to achieve their full potential.

What We Do


Focused on improving the design, implementation and operations of workforce development programs.

Job Seekers

Providing the workforce readiness skills required by businesses to succeed.


Let us help you obtain the qualified staff you need at no cost.

Ross Innovative Employment Solutions

Ross Innovative Employment Solutions (IES) is a customer-driven workforce development company. We enjoy an ongoing record of quality customer service and superior program performance. Ross IES currently works with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, TANF Welfare Transition and state/local workforce programs in multiple states.

Ross IES works closely with Workforce Development Boards, other local workforce agencies and community organizations to identify and support:

Business community labor force needs

Job seeker needs

Economic development objectives

Ross IES offers a variety of services to assist youth and adults to enter or re-enter the labor market.

Mission Statement

The mission of Ross IES is to partner with the state and local agencies design and implement high-quality job readiness and workforce development programs to address the identified needs of each community.
Ross IES brings a goal-oriented philosophy to the design, implementation and operation of its workforce development programs.
Shawn Brenner, CEO
Brenda Motley Aikens, Vice President
Lynn Fournier, Vice President Contracts Administration

Our History

Ross Innovative Employment Solutions (IES) is a national leader in providing high-quality and performance-driven workforce development services under Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), One-Stop, and Welfare-to-Work programs. Ross IES has operated workforce development programs since the 1970s. Our successful experience includes conducting programs under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and the current Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, as well a variety of other state-funded training and placement programs.


Ross has served thousands of job seekers and employers in the following locations.



West Virginia




North Carolina





New York


South Carolina