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About LEN

Overview

For the past 28 years, LEN has been committed to training and developing a diverse workforce to support the thriving Bay Area economy. We believe that people from all communities and backgrounds should have the ability to actively participate in the benefits of the economic growth and stability found here. Through traditional training programs, we have prepared and placed students in a wide range of jobs. Most recently, LEN has focused on on-the-job training and preparing individuals for employment within the supportive housing sector. Thousands of our graduates and employees are now reaping the benefits of stable employment and advancement opportunities. We salute those individuals and rejoice in their success.

Meet the Management Team

Nancy Rynd
    Nancy Rynd
    Director

    Nancy oversees the recruiting and training process for LEN. Her work in education—including the community college system and the unified school district working with middle and high schools—has given her a broad view of educational requirements, job training and employer needs and demands. She holds an M.A. degree in Psychology.

    Thomas Ahrens
      Thomas Ahrens
      Administrator

      Tom is responsible for day-to-day operations and administration. He brings over 30 years of accounting and administration experience to LEN, as well his background as a teacher and job skills development expert. He has a B.A. degree in Psychology.

      Daisy Reyes
        Daisy Reyes
        Mercy Liason

        Daisy manages the weekly coordination and scheduling of over 40 staff, working closely with the individual Mercy Housing facilities. She graduated from the LEN training program in 2005 and immediately started work as an assistant to the director. Since then she has been an integral part of LEN, at first supporting students in our traditional training programs and now our staff in their jobs at Mercy Housing.