FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact(s): Trish Jones Mondero
Odle Management Group, LLC
Phone: (602) 622-7941
(Albuquerque, NM) – Aleut Logistics Services (Aleut), an Alaska Native Company and certified small business, and Odle Management Group, LLC (ODLE), a woman and minority-led company, are proud to announce the two companies, under a mentor-protégé agreement of Aleut-Odle Training & Development, have been awarded the contract to operate the Albuquerque Job Corps Center effective April 1, 2021.
“We are excited to bring innovative education and career preparation services to help Albuquerque’s at-risk youth secure good-paying jobs to help employers find qualified, ready-to-work employees,” said Patrick McCredie, General Manager of Aleut. “The joint venture alliance with ODLE will bring unparalleled, new approaches to help New Mexico young adults who face insurmountable challenges improve their lives.”
The Albuquerque Job Corps Center serves approximately 600 students each year in a variety of high-demand job fields, including healthcare, construction (welding, plumbing, electrical) and advanced solar and thermal system installation. The Albuquerque Job Corps Center serves economically disadvantaged New Mexico youth, specifically in Valencia, Sandoval, Bernalillo, and Torrance counties.
Job Corps is a national residential career and technical education program serving disadvantaged students ages 16 to 24 with two Job Corps campuses in New Mexico – Albuquerque and Roswell. Job Corps provides safe and stable housing, basic healthcare, wraparound support services, remedial education, and vocational and technical job training. The Albuquerque Job Corps Center is one of 123 campuses across the country. For more information about Job Corps visit, www.jobcorps.gov.
About Aleut Operations
Aleut Operations, LLC is an Alaskan Native Company (ANC) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Aleut Federal, LLC, a holding company for Federal subsidiaries of The Aleut Corporation (TAC). TAC was one of 12 original Alaska Native Corporations established under the Alaska Native Claims Act (ANCSA), passed by Congress in 1971.
Aleut Operations, LLC, has performed as a major subcontractor to Odle Management Group, LLC, on its U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) contract at the New Orleans Job Corps Center and with the New York-New Jersey Job Corps student recruitment and job placement services contract.
About ODLE Management
Founded in 2004 by Lisa S. Odle, President and CEO, ODLE Management Group, LLC is an experienced workforce development provider. ODLE is the prime contractor and manages the day-to-day operations of several Job Corps campuses to include outreach, admissions and placement services. Prime contracts are in Louisiana (New Orleans), Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh), Virginia (Old Dominion in Monroe), Texas (El Paso) and Oklahoma (Tulsa). In addition, Odle is a subcontractor in New Mexico (Albuquerque), Florida (Pinellas County) and Washington, D.C. (Potomac).
ODLE has received distinguished honors from the Small Business Administration, Arizona Small Business Administration, and the Arizona Small Business Development Center. In February 2020, ODLE completed a merger with Eckerd Connects, a private, national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization; ODLE remains a separate organization and a wholly owned subsidiary.