Helton has been the president and CEO since CobbWorks was founded in 2000.
During his tenure, Helton played a critical role in leading the organization along with providing significant leadership in workforce development at the local and national levels, including his current role as the president of the Southeastern Employment & Training Association (SETA), according to the news release.
“The opportunity to lead and grow this organization as a resource for the Cobb community has been a gift,” Helton said.
“I’m incredibly proud of what our team has accomplished and for the value CobbWorks will continue to bring to people looking to do better for themselves and their families,” Helton added.
CobbWorks, Inc. is governed by a board of directors with oversight from the Cobb Workforce Development Board.
The organization provides WorkSource Cobb program services through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to Cobb County residents and businesses.
CobbWorks helps to ensure an adequate supply of skilled workers while supporting the recruitment needs of businesses.