Department: Economic Development
Sendreka Bledsoe Lakes, a native of Columbus, GA, is the Director of Education, Talent, and Workforce at the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. In this role, Sendreka leads the region’s workforce development efforts as part of the Chamber’s Economic Development team. She has worked in workforce development and higher education for seven years prior to joining the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce in January 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, both from Columbus State University. She has completed the Georgia Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC) and has plans to pursue the Certified Economic Developer (CEcD ) designation from IEDC.