Trudi Bartlett is Local Jobs Program Employment Facilitator for the Darling Downs Region. The Local Jobs Program is funded by the Commonwealth Government through the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) and is delivered in the Darling Downs Employment Region by Regional Development for Regional Development Australia Darling Downs and South West (RDA DDSW). Prior to being the Employment Facilitator, Trudi was the RDA DDSW’s Director of Regional Development. Trudi is from Kingaroy Queensland and currently lives in Toowoomba. Her roles have included being the Economic Development Officer for Western Downs Regional Council and the CEO for Dalby Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Prior to these roles, Trudi was the CEO of Transforming Small Business. A company she started to service and support small business in rural areas. Trudi utilised her previous knowledge gained from being National Training Manager of Goldmark jewellers and her 12 years of experience as an area manager for large retail companies to help small businesses make more money in less time with less stress. Trudi has a passion for supporting business and industry in regional, rural and remote areas and seeing job seekers successfully achieve their career goals.