Pensacola, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2023) – Carol Duke has been named GCE executive director of administration and support by Global Connections to Employment (GCE), an affiliate of LifeView Group.
Carol will direct senior leaders whose roles are to support operations. She will help ensure quality work performance and adherence to regulatory compliance issues across the organization. Key areas Carol will oversee include quality management; contract management; NISP-compliant security program management; safety management; data analysis and reporting; as well as transition and support services.
Additionally, Carol will closely collaborate with funding sources, customers, stakeholders, and internal and external management staff. Together they will ensure appropriate services are provided timely. Moreover, they will work to ensure compliance with governing and accrediting agencies, guidelines, regulations and statutes.
Most recently, Carol served as GCE’s organizational management services senior executive. She led a diverse team of up to 18 members, participating in strategic initiatives and priorities of the organization.
Carol has been with GCE since July 2003. In that time, her accomplishments include collaborating on system-wide leadership development curriculum, leading a safety initiative that resulted in a $400,000 cost savings, leading on improved safety trainings across multiple lines of business, overseeing annual conferences for 100-plus leaders and team members, overseeing contract management for 60-plus contracts in 10 lines of business, and coordinating and leading regulatory compliance audits.
Carol earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is also a group fitness instructor at Bear Levin Studer YMCA in Pensacola, Florida.