Ben Peavy, chief information officer of Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as well as the managing director of the company’s San Antonio office, has been elected the chairman of the Ready to Work advisory board in San Antonio.
“I’m thrilled to chair the San Antonio Ready to Work Advisory Board as a representative of one of San Antonio’s leading employers,” Peavy explained. “Accenture Federal Services is proud to champion Ready to Work skills training and apprenticeship programs that improve the quality of life for thousands of San Antonians.”
Ready to Work is an educational and job placement program that will work with the $200 million budget approved by San Antonio voters back in 2020 to offer the city’s residents pathways to high-quality careers.
Through the program, Ready to Work will offer its participants free tuition for associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, as well as career coaching, soft skills training, interview preparation, emergency assistance, and job training.
“Accenture Federal Services is extremely proud that Ben Peavy has been chosen to lead San Antonio’s Ready to Work Advisory Board,” said John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services and a five-time Wash100 Award winner. “Ben’s leadership role within Ready to Work will directly support thousands of San Antonians in building meaningful careers and better lives for themselves and their families.”
Ben Peavy brings more than 28 years of experience in the information technology field.