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Dr. Cathleen Greiner

Grants Manager

Dr. Greiner is pleased to join Futuro Health as a part of the Innovative Partnerships team, with a focus on grants and partnerships. She is engaged in the intersection and collaboration between education, social entrepreneurship, healthcare workforce preparation, and opportunity. She has served as a faculty member, dean, vice president, regional leader and entrepreneurship director in the CA Community College system. Dr. Greiner brings deep expertise, extensive networking, and access to a community of practice across SoCal in educational leadership, work-based learning (WBL), college and workforce development, and employer engagement. She will be a part of a team focusing on strengthening collaboration between healthcare and employer systems and education, especially across the diverse geographies and regions of California.

She is also active on several boards focusing on the transitioning economy, career education, venture capital and entrepreneurship, and emerging learning trends. These include the WBL focus for students and employees, including an emphasis on emerging and immediate skills and workforce responsiveness (AI, Blockchain, Digital Media). As a small business owner, she also brings real world application and understanding of the global economy to the table. She is a faculty member for the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO), an Executive Board Member for Leadership California, Board Member for CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship, Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of Vital Link, a Board Member for Life College, in addition to serving on the City of Laguna Beach Parks/Rec Committee. In 2021, she was appointed by the Secretary Gina Raimondo, U.S. Department of Commerce, Commercial Services, to serve on the District Export Council (DEC) Southern California (SoCal) and joined the Board of Directors for Tech Coast New Ventures, OC (TCNV) and most recently joined the Virtual Enterprise (VE) Western Region Advisory Board.