Christine Quinn serves as regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training.
She is headquartered at the Department of Labor’s regional office in Chicago.
Quinn manages a team that oversees the 10-state Midwest region. The regional office ensures that employment and training programs at the state level reflect the political and socio-economic conditions that impact state and local economies.
Among Quinn’s most notable accomplishments are the development of the highly successful Skilled Trades Training Fund, which provides competitive grants for employer-responsive training; and the adoption of the Business Solutions Professional Certification Training initiative within the Michigan Works! system, for which she earned national recognition.
She previously served as president of South Central Michigan Works! for 10 years and also served as executive director of the Clinton County Task Force on Employment. In addition, Quinn has held leadership positions at several advocacy and community organizations including the Arthritis Foundation of Central Michigan, the North Ottawa Council on Aging, and the Oceana County Council on Aging.
She earned a degree from Ferris State University and holds several specialized certifications in strategic planning and foresight, business services and workforce development. She also is a member of numerous economic and workforce development committees and organizations.