Retail. Hospitality. Tourism.

Working with California Community Colleges to ensure our workforce is

We cultivate connections between California’s Community Colleges and Retail, Hospitality  and  Tourism (R·H·T) industries to develop and advocate for innovative initiatives to launch students into a career they love.

Travel industry jobs outpace wages in manufacturing and health care, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s new study Made in America: Travel’s Contribution to Workforce Development.

Retail offers upward mobility and experiences that provide skills that are transferable across industry sectors, according to research by the National Retail Federation, “Retail’s Value on a Resume: How Jobs In Retail Prepare America’s Workforce for Success.”

Josh Sweigert - Regional Director North / Far North
VInce Roos - Regional Director Central Valley / Mother Lode
Audrey Le Baudour - Regional Director Bay Area
Sheila Dufresne
Sheila Dufresne - Regional Director Orange County
Joy Hermsen - Statewide Director of Engagement

The R·H·T team creates connections between industry and faculty to prepare students for success in these growing sectors. Stay up to date on the initiatives and profiles that are changing the Retail, Hospitality and Tourism training landscape. Sign up today!

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