2021 State of the St. Louis Workforce

The annual State of the St. Louis Workforce report and event explore trends and challenges impacting our region’s employers and workforce.




Now in its 13th year, the State of the St. Louis Workforce report and event explore the trends and challenges impacting our region’s employers and workforce.

This year’s offering will examine “Equitable Recovery, Equitable Opportunity, Equitable Growth” and will focus on aspects of the recently released STL 2030 Jobs Plan, including the definition of “quality jobs,” building the pipeline to equitable opportunity, the workforce of the future and the role employers, institutions and individuals can play in helping our region become a talent engine and magnet for workers living in St. Louis.

The August 11, 2021 event will be streamed online via our media partner Nine PBS and will feature the insights of:

Dr. Jeff Pittman – St. Louis Community College Chancellor

Robert Bobroff – St. Louis Business Journal Market President and Publisher

Charles Gascon – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist

Amy Shaw – Nine PBS President and CEO

Marilyn Bush – Bank of America SVP, Business Banking Market Executive, Gateway Market

James Carrington, PhD – Donald Danforth Plant Science Center President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Art McCoy – STL.works Leader for the Regional Business Council

Valerie Patton, MA, MSW – Greater St. Louis, Inc. Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Hart Nelson – St. Louis Community College Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce Solutions Group

Registration is required for this free, virtual event. Register today and you’ll also receive a free, digital copy of this year’s State of the St. Louis Workforce report upon release.

The event is finished.


Aug 11 2021


10:00 am - 12:00 pm