Angela McRoy

Angela joins the B2E Program with a background in Sales and Marketing. As a Marketing Director, she enjoyed the project management piece of her duties. Angela would like to take her experience with some formal training and certifications from B2E to help her emerge into the IT world.

Think IT Member Spotlight: Steve Barger

The Think IT Association, a peer-to-peer professional development network from York Solutions, brings together exceptional IT leaders from many industries and backgrounds. Think IT is designed to help IT professionals connect with one another to ask questions, share ideas, and advance their skills and careers. Think IT has more than 3,500 members separated into seven…

How to Fix the IT Talent Gap

Employers across many industries are suffering from a talent gap – but this shortage is especially critical in tech jobs. In the 2016 Talent Shortage Survey, published by ManpowerGroup, IT staff jobs ranked second among the top in-demand roles worldwide. This was a jump of seven places in the global ranking, marking the biggest shift…

Bill Richmond

Bill spent 13 years of his career working as a teacher and trainer before taking some time off to stay home with his family. He is looking to utilize his current knowledge base and training from the B2E program to start a career in the IT Project Management field.

Himabindu Mandalaneni

Himabindu has three plus years of prior experience as a QA Analyst. She is a team-player who has demonstrated the ability to teach herself new technologies. After taking some time off to care for her family, Himabindu is very eager to build upon her current skills and master new ones through the Barriers to Entry program. She has completed the program and received her certification as a Scrum Master.

Shirley Lindsey

Shirley joins the B2E program with experience in IT Sales and Software Solutions, as well as management experience. After taking sometime to raise her family, Shirley would like to rejoin the IT field in Project Management. Upon completion of the B2E program she will bring a plethora of experience including a Scrum certification.

Sowmya Suresh

Sowmya has four years of experience in business and quality analysis. Her experience includes, but is not limited to, requirement gathering, software testing, and delivering critical solutions. Sowmya took time off to care for her two children in 2005, while volunteering for multiple local organizations during this period. She is now ready to re-enter the workforce full time to pursue a career in which she can utilize her project management and business analysis skillset. Upon completion of the Barriers to Entry program, Sowmya has been in this program for the last one year and worked as Scrum Master and QA Analyst.

B2E Success Story: Jesse Bohr

In today’s job market, both employers and job seekers are facing challenges. There is a shortage of skilled workers – particularly for tech positions – and millions of people are unemployed or underemployed, while critical jobs remain unfilled. York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry program (B2E) is working to be part of the solution to this…