Brian Wolferts
Workforce Centers Supervisor
Kansas Department of Commerce

Brian lives in Topeka with his wife and daughters, and has 28 years employment experience in Telecommunications, Data, and Government, in Texas, Utah, and Kansas. He served in positions related to training, construction and project management, executive reporting, data research and analysis, and personnel management. Brian has a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Utah Valley University, where he later worked for almost three years reporting on the effectiveness of the school’s fundraising campaigns, and maintaining the alumni database. Most recently, Brian supervises the Topeka and Lawrence Workforce Centers staff for the Kansas Department of Commerce. Brian first came to the Topeka Workforce Center as a job seeker after being laid off from the Kansas employer that recruited him and his family from Utah in 2014. He and his staff focus on assisting and empowering job seekers with employment barriers to be competitive in today’s job market. In his free time, Brian volunteers as an Employment Specialist for a handful of unemployed or underemployed members of his local church congregation.