As the President/CEO of EDGE, Mr. Dulberger currently serves as President of GMACWorkforce. He has nearly 30 years of experience in local economic development, having served with public and private entities in New York, Ohio, and Tennessee.
From 2008 through 2011 Mr. Dulberger coordinated a Memphis/Shelby County, five-year, public-private economic development partnership known as MemphisED. Part of the broader Memphis Fast Forward initiative, MemphisED worked with 17 partner organizations engaged in various aspects of local economic development, including business retention/attraction/start-up, tourism, minority business development, talent attraction/retention, and innovation/entrepreneurship.
Mr. Dulberger holds a Master of Science degree in Public Management and Policy from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a Master of Arts degree in Government from Georgetown University. He earned an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Florida International University.
Mr. Gumbel comes to his role as GMACWorkforce's Director of Grants and Special Initiatives GMACWorkforce with extensive experience planning, developing, managing and evaluating workforce and community economic development programs in the Mid-South and across the nation. Mr. Gumbel spent his early years establishing a technology transfer program for the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority before moving to Memphis and working as a policy analyst for the Lower Mississippi Delta Development Commission. Mr. Gumbel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Emporia State University in Kansas.
Ms. Schonbaum works with the Greater Memphis community colleges and program evaluators to ensure that program progress is being properly documented while striving to enhance the program to better serve all constituencies. Prior to joining Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce, she worked in financial services for more than twenty years as a portfolio manager and credit analyst. With her combined experience in the business and non-profit sectors, Ms. Schonbaum is able to view workforce development from both the employers’ and students’ perspectives.
Ms. Schonbaum earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Memphis and Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Public Account (CPA).
Ms. Williams has more than 15 years of experience working as an Administrative Assistant in Memphis. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Office Administration from Mississippi University for Women and Men in Columbus, MS.
Ms. Young works to support and coordinate business services with GMACWorkforce partners and stakeholders. Ms. Young received her Bachelor of Health Care Administration from Belhaven University, Jackson, MS and her Master in Business Administration and Organizational Leadership at Bethel University, McKenzie, TN.