Rob LeBeau is the Manager of the Workforce Solutions Group at the Atlanta Regional Commission. In this role, he also serves as the Director of the Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board (ARWDB). Rob oversees WorkSource Atlanta Regional which provides programs and services for dislocated workers, unemployed adults & youth, and businesses with employment needs. ARWDB serves residents and businesses in a 7-county area including Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale Counties.
From 2000 to 2015, Rob worked in the Land Use, Government Services, and Community Development Divisions at ARC. In roles ranging from Principal Planner to Section Manager, Rob was involved in a variety of technical and management functions related to planning, economic competitiveness, and leadership development for the 10-county Atlanta Region. His responsibilities included overseeing the Regional Leadership Institute and LINK, the Community Planning Academy, the Community Choices assistance program, the Atlanta Regional Economic Competitiveness Strategy, regional arts, and culture planning, and the Livable Centers Initiative.
Prior to joining ARC in 2000, Rob worked for ten years in local government and as a consultant focusing on comprehensive planning, zoning, and neighborhood redevelopment. Rob has a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Urban Planning from the University of Central Florida and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Rob’s volunteer activities include representing Georgia as Vice President on the Southeastern Employment and Training Association Board, previously serving as Vice President for Programs and District 3 Director for the Georgia Planning Association, and was the local programs co-chair for the American Planning Association national planning conference in 2014. Rob was on the Board of Trustees for Cliff Valley School for six years and volunteers with his daughter at Furkids, Georgia’s largest no-kill cat adoption center.