Governor Abbott Appoints Gore & Arnold To Texas Workforce Investment Council
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Lauren Gore and Joe W. Arnold to the Texas Workforce Investment Council (TWIC) for terms set to expire on September 1, 2025 and September 1, 2021, respectively. The Council engages in a collaborative, systematic view of workforce development programs throughout the state and provides for planning, evaluation, research, and other functions related to workforce programs.
Lauren Gore of Houston is a Partner of LDR Growth Partners and Principal at LDR Advisory Partners. He is vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Combined Arms, a non-profit that assists veterans with the transition from military to workforce. He previously served as an executive board member of Communities in Schools of Houston, and as a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters. Beginning in 2007, Mr. Gore served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army, deployed to Iraq, and received an honorable discharge in 2012. Mr. Gore received a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.
Joe W. Arnold of Muldoon is Deputy Vice Chancellor & Executive External Relations Officer for Texas State Technical College, where he is responsible for identifying, establishing, and enhancing relationships with industry and trade associations throughout Texas. Mr. Arnold has been active in a number of industry organizations, including the Associated Chemical Industry of Texas, the Texas Chemical Council, and the Texas Association of Manufacturers. He attended Lamar University.