Dr. Dave Buonora is the Chief of Staff at WorkSource Montgomery. In this role he ensures streamlined and coordinated activities within the organization, oversees new and ongoing initiatives, manages human resources functions, helps coordinate the activities of the team related to program management and development, is engaged in strategic planning and direction. Dr. Buonora earned a B.A. in Political Science from American University, a Master’s in Public Administration from George Mason University, and an ED.D in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. He also has extensive experience in workforce development administration and policy. Prior to coming to WorkSource, Dave was an Assistant Vice President in the Workforce Development area at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC). In this senior administrative role, he participated in community partnerships, was involved in strategic and operational planning, and represented the college with internal and external college stakeholders. Dave also led public policy, research, communications and marketing activities with Advance CTE, was the chief legislative officer and conducted business outreach for Howard Community College, and was the Senior Legislative Associate for the American Association of Community Colleges where his main focus was on workforce development and career technical education issues. Dave’s career started in Washington as an aid to two members of the United States House of Representatives.