Thomas Hartman is the talent development coordinator for the Colorado Workforce Development Council. Thomas is central to moving forward sector partnerships and career pathways as key strategies for the implementation of state and federal legislation. Thomas plays a key role in developing a statewide career pathways framework and specifically identified career pathways with input provided by staff liaisons and partners. Thomas cares deeply about advancing opportunities for Colorado residents. Prior to his current position, Thomas worked in the Colorado Community College System, where he developed transfer and articulation agreements. Thomas brings more than 20 years’ experience in higher education leadership, administration, and teaching. Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota in psychology, a master’s degree in counseling, and a Ph.D. in higher education and student affairs leadership from the University of Northern Colorado.