Vice Chancellor, Workforce & Economic Development Division
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Sheneui Weber has over 25 years of experience linking education and training to business and industry, with a focus on entrepreneurial growth, job creation, and meeting the workforce training needs of industry. She successfully launched and led a number of multi-million dollar key initiatives on serving small businesses and the community.
As Chief Operating Officer for the College Advancement & Economic Development Division at the Long Beach Community College District, Ms. Weber was responsible for the District’s economic and workforce development programs, strategy, operations, and building numerous public-private partnerships. She established and launched programs, such as the Innovation Fund SoCal in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; the College's first Entrepreneur-in-Residence program; and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program funded by the Goldman Sachs Foundation, and she built and led the Los Angeles Region Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, serving Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties. Most recently, she partnered with entrepreneurs to launch the The Portal@LBCC and conceived of The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College, which launched in August 2018. In her role at LBCCD, Ms. Weber also served on several College committees, including the President’s Executive Committee, Curriculum Committee, Student Success Committee, and Budget Advisory Committee, and she led the Division’s annual program planning.
Ms. Weber is experienced with program development and implementation of numerous workforce development grant projects based on industry driven partnerships, and she has successfully authored many federal, state, local and private foundation grant proposals. This includes pre-apprenticeship programs in construction and heavy duty diesel technician, as well as various workforce training programs in Technology, Advanced Transportation, Intelligent transportation Systems, International Trade, and Healthcare. Ms. Weber also oversaw Regional Strong Workforce projects, the Sector Navigator and Deputy Sector Navigator for Global Trade & Logistics, the LBCC Center for International Trade Development, Advanced Transportation Technology and Energy Center, and Workplace Learning Resource Center.
While at California State University, Long Beach, she created and managed the Software Engineering Forum for Training (SEFT), a unique training consortium of major aerospace companies that provided tailored training for software engineering process improvement and management practices for software engineers and managers. Ms. Weber also oversaw Information Technology for University College and Extension Services, and she built the College’s first Local Area Network.
Prior to joining LBCCD, Ms. Weber was the Director of On-Site Implementation for the Southwestern Division of Adecco Group North America, a Global Fortune 500 company and leader in Human Resources solutions, where she oversaw account implementations of numerous Fortune 500 company clients.
Ms. Weber holds a Master’s in Telecommunication & Film from San Diego State University and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Pacific Union College.