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About Us


To integrate quality services and strengthen our community through innovative workforce solutions and partnerships.

Mission Statement

To enhance our community by providing quality employment services in collaboration with partnering agencies.


  • To develop new program approaches designed to assist people to find and retain employment.
  • To expand consumer access to the One-Stop Delivery System through collaborative partnerships and Technology
  • To expand, enhance, and leverage our level of partnerships.
  • To revise the organizational structure
  • Expand our services and presence throughout Yuma County

Our History

The Yuma Private Industry Council (YPIC) is a private non-profit organization whose purpose is to align and develop a comprehensive high quality workforce system through collaboration with its workforce and education partners.

Incorporated in 1988, YPIC serves as the Private Sector partner in the Public/Private Workforce Development Partnership with the Yuma County Board of Supervisors. The Yuma County Board of Supervisors appoints the Local Workforce Development Board (LWDB) which is housed in the organizational framework of YPIC. The Board of Supervisors appoints members to the Workforce Development Board by selecting representatives from all areas of the public, private and non-profit sectors.

The LWDB provides strategic and operational oversight in collaboration with key mandated partners and the Arizona @ Work network. It strives to ensure that identified benchmarks are met or exceeded in alignment with its vision of an integrated, aligned, and effective job driven workforce development system.

Bill Regenhardt

Bill Regenhardt

Executive Director

Bill is the newest member of the Yuma Private Industry Council family and hails from Las Vegas, NV where he was President/CEO of a consulting firm that specialized in strategic transformation of businesses across many sectors. He has worked as a University Regional Director of Operations. Bill has a Master of Business Administration Degree with a specialization in International Business and is committed to taking YPIC to the next level in innovative workforce solutions.