DOVER, N.H., March 27, 2018—Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU), a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers with barriers to employment, is pleased to announce that Marcia Welsh has been promoted to vice president and controller for the organization, effective immediately.
Ms. Welsh joined WOU’s accounting team in 2015 as assistant controller. Under the tutelage of retiring Vice President and Controller Jeanne Prendergast, Ms. Welsh spent the last several years learning the many complexities of the organization’s accounting operations. In her new role, she will oversee all financial functions for Work Opportunities Unlimited from its Dover headquarters.
“To step into Jeanne’s role after her 14-year tenure with the company is truly an honor,” says Ms. Welsh. “I am excited to work in an organization that makes a difference in people’s lives, both for our clients and employers, and look forward to continuing Jeanne’s legacy of supporting the company and our employees.”
Ms. Welsh earned a bachelor’s degree in business studies with concentrations in accounting and business finance from Southern New Hampshire University and was formerly a staff accountant at a local CPA firm. She and her husband reside in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
About Work Opportunities Unlimited
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Dover, NH with operations throughout the eastern United States, Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) is a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers who experience barriers to employment. The company has grown from one person to a workforce of hundreds that serves thousands of adults and students annually. In addition to private citizens, WOU provides services to individuals referred by school districts, vocational rehabilitation programs, development disability agencies, the Massachusetts Departments of Mental Health, Transitional Assistance, and Children and Families, as well as the U.S. Social Security Administration through the Ticket to Work program. For information, visit www.workopportunities.net.
Mary Leddy, Chief Operating Officer