Alysha started her career as a social worker, working in long term care facilities, specializing in patients with dementia and mental illness. After supervising in social services, she decided to go back to school and obtain her Master’s Degree in Public Administration, after which she was recruited and worked for three years for the California State Auditor. Wanting to be closer to family, Alysha returned to her roots in Southern California and in social services, working as both a licensing program analyst and licensing program manager for the Community Care Licensing Division, Senior Care Program, of the CA Department of Social Services. After leaving state service in 2010, she helped found CareerSmart Learning. She is currently responsible for all CareerSmart Learning operations, conducts presentations and offers consultation to healthcare and social service professionals, and participates in community and educational advisory boards.
Fun Fact: Alysha played the accordion as a child.