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Ashley Hanna-Williams

SC Department of Employment and Workforce
Workforce Intelligence Coordinator
Columbia, SC

Ashley Hanna-Williams serves as the Workforce Intelligence Coordinator for the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Francis Marion University majoring in Mathematical Sciences. Upon graduating, she relocated to Columbia, SC to begin her career in research. In her role, she’s responsible for developing, producing, implementing and delivering workforce information reports, analysis , products and services to a variety of customers, which include but are not limited to state and government agencies, educational groups, workforce development partners, local workforce centers, economic development groups and the business community. Her main goal is to make sure that her audience is provided the most current labor market information (as it pertains to the State of South Carolina), resources, data, and trends. This, in return, will subsequently aid in better preparing the future in making more educated financial, life and career choices. Her favorite quote is, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."- Winston Churchill