Meet Our Team
Serving as Project Director for the CHHS Department of Labor Employment and Training Project is Robert Bliese, who is actually "coming home" to GSU. Bliese received his Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Governors State University in 1985.
Representing the University and the College of Health and Human Services, Bliese works closely with project, University staff, and community partners to direct the program.
Bliese brings a wealth of valuable experience as a health administration professional to this position. He has served as Director of Clinical Operations for both the Midwest Physician's Group in Olympia Fields and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.
Prior to his appointment as Project Director, Bliese was the Administrative Director and Assistant to the Head of the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Emergency Medicine.
Assistant Project Director/Case Manager Coordinator
Serving as Assistant Project Director and Case Manager Coordinator for the CHHS Department of Labor Employment and Training Project Project is Shari Lewis.
In addition to assisting in the management of the project, Lewis is also be responsible for designing and implementing coordinated case management systems, as well as establishing and maintaining open lines of communication between project partners, project case managers at the partner organizations, and clients.
She also prepares and submits reports required by the Federal government, and coordinates the Project’s Advisory Board.
Lewis brings more than 10 years of workforce development experience in project management, community health administration, marketing, training, and account management/retention. Most recently, Lewis served as the Director of the Workforce Development Initiative for the Healthcare Consortium of Illinois, based in Dolton.