Chief Executive Officer

Justin Falconer is a highly experienced and accomplished executive with nearly two decades of experience working in government and community roles, including 12 years in management positions. He currently serves as the CEO of Workforce WindsorEssex, where he leads a team of professionals in regional employment and community planning to develop a strong and sustainable workforce in the region. Since joining Workforce WindsorEssex in 2016, Justin has held several positions within the organization, including Manager of Intergovernmental Partnerships and Senior Director, before being appointed CEO in 2020.

During his tenure at Workforce WindsorEssex, Justin has been a key figure in establishing the organization’s brand and expanding the reach of the WE Data Tools initiative, an online platform that offers job search, career development, and community data tools, as well as reports. The WE Data Tools are now utilized throughout the province and have received praise for their ability to support organizations in making informed workforce planning decisions and aiding individuals in their job searches.

Before joining Workforce WindsorEssex, Justin led organizing efforts for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s successful 2015 election campaign, where he recruited, trained, and supported thousands of volunteers across Southwestern Ontario. He has also held progressively senior operations, communications, and outreach roles in the Ontario Government, working for former Premier Dalton McGuinty, former Deputy Premier Dwight Duncan, and former Minister John Milloy.

In his free time, Justin enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He is married to Christina and they have two sons together.

Contact: 226-674-3220 ext. 3008