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Jesse McCree

CEO of South Central PA Works, Advisor to ENGINE of Central PA

Executive Leadership Team


"My vision is to have every student in our region college and career ready."

Jesse McCree is the CEO of SCPa Works, the regional workforce development board whose mission is to unlock the human talent that drives the development of businesses and individuals, creating opportunity for growth and prosperity for the South Central PA region. Under Jesse’s leadership, SCPa Works invests in, evaluates, and advances high impact workforce development programs, training centers, and policies that drive our regional economic growth by connecting the needs of business and job seekers.

Jesse has a Bachelor's Degree from Bowdoin College and a Masters in Public Administration from Cornell University (NY), and 11 years of experience in nonprofit management, public policy and workforce development. He is currently enrolled in Harvard Kennedy School's Executive Education program for nonprofit leadership, and serves on numerous boards, such as the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Workforce Development Council. 

At a Glance: Advisors serve to support the ecosystem development and infrastructure by advising in different capacities based on their strengths.  In time, an advisory council will be established with stakeholders that will support the ecosystem vision.