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CareerSource Okaloosa Walton is proactively following and monitoring any news regarding COVID-19. We will continue to assess the situation as more information becomes available.

CONTACT  (850) 833 - 7587

General Assistance
Susan Kliemann, Ext. 2126
Malcolm Parker, Ext. 2120
Harry Oliver, Ext. 2101 
Randy Hunter, Ext. 2106 
Gregory Mitchell, Ext. 2132 

Training and WorkforceNOW! Programs
WIOA Adult/DW Supervisor
Lashunda Thomas, Ext. 2107 
WIOA Adult/DW Career Advisors 
Megan Reagin, Ext. 2151 
Babette Southard, Ext. 2104 
WorkforceNOW!/WIOA Youth Career Advisors 
DeFuniak Springs
Beth McManus, Ext. 2203 
​Ft. Walton Beach
Chris Budney, Ext. 2121 

SNAP Employment & Training (Food Assistance) & Welfare Transition (Cash Assistance) Programs
Melissa Rust, Ext. 2149 
SNAP/WT Career Advisors 
Ft. Walton Beach
Lasha Claxton, Ext. 2108 
Allison Totherow, Ext. 2111 
Allan Coble, P:(850) 428-6275 

Please leave a voicemail with your full name and  contact number. Your call will be returned within 2 business days. Emails are returned within 1 business day.

Business Services

Healthcare, Accommodation, Retail, and Finance
Frances Jones, Ext. 2103
Construction, Manufacturing, Public Administration, and Utilities
Anne Shaffield, Ext. 2129 
Professional and Technical Services/Aerospace
IT, Cybersecurity, and Engineering
Jerrod Suber, Ext. 2133 
Professional and Technical Services/Aerospace: Aircraft
Education, Information, and Transportation
Sarah Ambriz, Ext. 2110 
Business Services Compliance Specialist
Bobby Turner, Ext. 2118 

Veteran and Military Family Employment

Veteran Program Manager
Terry Cowan, Ext. 2117 

Ticket to Work
Randy Hunter, Ext. 2106