Conexus Indiana has named Jennifer Mann senior manager of workforce development. She previously was a fellow with the Urban Leaders Fellowship in Indianapolis and a group manager with the global communications firm Weber Shandwick in the company’s Chicago and Denver offices. Mann earned her bachelor of arts degree in journalism and political science from Indiana University, and a Master of Public Administration from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. She will work to advance Conexus Indiana’s mission to build a world-class talent pipeline for advanced manufacturing and logistics. Among her responsibilities will be program development and implementation, including curriculum development and collaboration with industry and educators as Conexus Indiana grows its high school middle-skills education programs.