Senior DIRECTOR

As the Senior Director, Justin is a member of Workforce WindsorEssex’s management team and is responsible for communications, branding, marketing, media relations, issues management, government relations and stakeholder relations. Justin also acts as the Lead for the Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC) project, managing expenditures and supervising the day-to-day workload of six staff working in communications, research and project management.

Prior to joining Workforce WindsorEssex, Justin led organizing efforts across Southwestern Ontario for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s successful 2015 election where he was responsible for the recruitment, training, support and motivation of thousands of volunteers in a data-driven campaign that attempted to contact more than 750,000 voters in 21 ridings from Windsor to Halton Hills. In 2013-14, Justin managed the Windsor office of former M.P.P. Teresa Piruzza where he was responsible for operations, communications as well as community and stakeholder engagement. Between 2006-2013, Justin worked in progressively senior operation, communications and outreach roles in the Ontario Government for former Premier Dalton McGuinty, former Deputy Premier Dwight Duncan, as well as former Minister John Milloy.

Justin is married to Christina and they have two sons together.

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