LTC Welcomes New Employees




Lakeshore Technical College provided the lakeshore community with a variety of employment opportunities in 2019 as new permanent, temporary, and student employees, along with adjunct instructors, were welcomed. 

“We continue to attract top talent at LTC,” said LTC President Dr. Paul Carlsen. “Each new team member is mission-focused and committed to maintaining our model of excellence in the name of student success.”

The following 11 full-time and part-time employees joined the LTC staff between September and December, 2019:

Garret Anderson, WILM Reporting Analyst

Nicky Barber, Ophthalmic Lab Specialist

Lisa Benzschawel, Health Programs Academic Specialist - Medical Assistant

Hollynn Gahagan, Compensation and Benefits Manager

Liz Gordon, ABE/GED/HSED Instructional Assistant - Manitowoc County Jail

Josh Jennings, Journey-Level Maintenance Mechanic

Ron Jurgens, Title III Grant Program Coordinator

Janette Miller, ABE/ASE/ELL Instructional Assistant – LTC Manitowoc

Brandon Paletta, EMS Instructor

Amber Schuler, Academic Advisor

Brittnee Truttschel, Student Customer Service Associate

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.