Lou Miceli
Executive Director

As an educator, trainer, business developer, entrepreneur, nonprofit executive and field leader, Lou Miceli has thrived at the intersection of the workforce, talent development, youth development, and education fields. He is presently the Executive Director of Reconnect, a social enterprise reentry services non-profit organization that connects young men to jobs and careers. Lou’s career began as a volunteer at Covenant House New York after college, in a career-defining role inspired and energized by the young adults he served. Upon this foundation he subsequently held several direct service roles, and then led intermediary organizations advancing workforce development, field building, and young adult professional development in New York City.  He is most proud of having founded and led Workforce Professionals Training Institute (WPTI) and JobsFirstNYC. He has advanced degrees in management and social work from New York University. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his partner and three children.