Majeed will join other business leaders from different industries to help advise Gov. Shapiro on creating new job opportunities in the commonwealth.
(Nov. 1, 2023) PRWT Services, Inc. is proud to announce Malik Majeed, CEO of PRWT Services, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary U.S. Facilities, Inc. (herein described as “PRWT/USF”), was recently appointed to the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Board by Governor Josh Shapiro. Majeed will join business leaders around the commonwealth to help advise the governor on creating new job opportunities.
The Workforce Development Board is under the Department of Labor & Industry and serves as a private-sector advisory board that helps employers find skilled workers and creates ways for workers to have career advancement opportunities. The board was established in 2001 and seeks the voices of leaders from different industries across Pennsylvania to address challenges around labor shortages and skills training today while ensuring to prepare a workforce for the jobs of tomorrow.
“It is a great honor to be appointed to the Workforce Development Board and join industry leaders from across the state to find ways we can create new job opportunities,” said Majeed. “I’m also proud that PRWT is seen as a leader in our industry and thankful for the opportunity to serve the hardworking people of Pennsylvania.”
Governor Shapiro announced that a record $400 million over the next five years could be committed to workforce training, which would create 10,000 new jobs. With these large investments and bold goals, the governor has appointed a series of qualified and impressive leaders to serve with Majeed on the board.
Some of the members include Chairman and CEO of Sabre Systems Philip Jaurigue, Executive Director for Penn Medicine Center For Health Care Innovation Roy Rosin, and County of Berks Human Resources Manager Marguerite A. Kline.
Majeed stands out for his 16 years in executive roles at Philadelphia’s largest minority owned firm. For more than 36 years PRWT/USF has provided and managed back-office and clerical support for government and private companies nationwide, and managed, maintained and improved a wide range of built environments, from Class A facilities and campuses, distribution centers and manufacturing plants. The company also provides infrastructure support for the transportation sector which includes our nation’s roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, and maritime substructures all while continuing to invest in its employees and in the communities in which they work.
On top of his remarkable corporate experience, he brings a unique perspective through his advocacy for urban youth. He has volunteered at the Urban League of Philadelphia and connects students at Martin Luther King High School with mentors and scholarships.
“Providing youth with workforce opportunities must be a priority if we are going to create new career pathways and family sustaining jobs,” said Majeed. “Mentorship and internship opportunities can create lasting skillsets for today as well as tomorrow’s job market no matter the neighborhood or income level.”