Thom Kleiner, executive director of the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board

Thom Kleiner has been named as the new executive director of the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board, an organization that connects Westchester’s talented workforce to local businesses through hiring opportunities, training, workshops and other programming.

The BCW works closely with the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board throughout the year, but especially so in organizing the annual Westchester-Putnam Youth Summit. Each year during Spring Break, more than 250 young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 gather for the event, which this year will take place on April 4, 2018.

“We welcome Thom and look forward to a continued close relationship with the Workforce Development Board,’’ said BCW President and CEO Marsha Gordon. “Developing talent fo