Jeremiah Shockley

Director of Talent and Operations

Jeremiah joined the ReadyCT team in mid September. He has experience in full-cycle recruitment, growing relationships with local organizations with a focus on workforce development, and new hire onboarding. Jeremiah has worked with organizations including Apple retail, LEGO, Slalom, and Stanley Black and Decker. Through added focus on candidate and employee experience, Jeremiah advances healthy workplace cultures.

With a strong emphasis on early retention strategy, Jeremiah supports teams by developing effective hiring processes for new employees. In addition to that, he is committed to ReadyCT’s focus on creating opportunities for individuals in Connecticut, particularly as that relates to securing meaningful, fulfilling employment.

Jeremiah holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Rhode Island College. He lives in West Hartford with his wife, Michelle. Together they have three boys, Rhean, Riley, and Bennett. They also have two Australian Blue Heelers, Lyla and Penny.

“Access and equity are essential to make wherever we live great. Starting with students, we can open the door to possibility and opportunity. ReadyCT’s work aligns with my passion for raising up all communities – and particularly underserved communities – by preparing students for what comes next! It is a privilege to work at ReadyCT and bring on and support the talent that powers this important work”