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Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Business Services Team

The Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Business Services Team is committed to helping you find workforce solutions for your company at every stage of your operations. Leverage their vast knowledge, experience, and community resources, to help your business compete at a global level.

Carl Braun

Carl Braun

Business Services Manager

Opal Berry

Opal Berry

Business Solutions Consultant

Martha Chabot

Martha Chabot

Business Solutions Consultant

Craig Henry

Craig Henry

Business Solutions Consultant

Brian Keane

Brian Keane

Business Solutions Consultant

Fatema Tahan

Fatema Tahan

Business Solutions Consultant

Ryan Tatum

Ryan Tatum

Business Solutions Specialist/Summer Earn & Learn (SEAL)

Veerachai Turapan

Veerachai Turapan

Business Services Consultant

Kip Ware

Kip Ware

Business Solutions Consultant

Carl Braun

Office Phone: 512-244-2207 ext. 1021
Sector: Public Sector

Carl Braun

Business Services Manager


Opal Berry

Office Phone: (512) 244-2207 ext. 1045
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Williamson County

Opal Berry

Business Solutions Consultant

Opal has an extensive background in business. Her business experience includes McDonald’s franchisee as owner-operator, Marketing, Advertising and contract management for a fortune 500 retailer as well as Contract Manager for the $900,000,000 Texas Medicaid Health Plan contract with Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

More recently she was with Texas Workforce Commission as an Employment Specialist where she developed and managed Executive Presence, an executive discussion and networking group for executives Director level and above. Members of that group garnered $3,000,000 in annual salaries in the first year.

Opal’s business experience and work with Texas Workforce Commission afford her a unique understanding of the challenges of running and staffing a business.

Martha Chabot

Office Phone: 512-303-3916 ext. 2014
Sector: Public Sector

Martha Chabot

Business Solutions Consultant

Fayette and Lee Counties

Craig Henry

Office Phone: 512-244-2207 ext. 1049
Sector: Public Sector

Craig Henry

Business Solutions Consultant

Williamson County

Brian Keane

Office Phone: 512-244-2207 ext. 1015
Sector: Sector

Brian Keane

Business Solutions Consultant

Brian has spent the last 6 years in IT recruiting working with both individuals and companies being a technology matchmaker, thus giving him a strong understanding of IT as a whole. He has worked onsite at Apple as a project coordinator ensuring a successful co-employment venture between the parent company and Apple. Brian has also worked as a consultant for a company that performed audits and statistical analysis for governmental audits.

Brian is a veteran of two different branches of the military, having served in both the Navy and Army. He has a varied background that brings a lot to the table and gives him a broad understanding of different industries. He has worked in a sales capacity in one form or another over the last 10 years.

Fatema Tahan

Sector: Sector

Fatema Tahan

Business Solutions Consultant

Ryan Tatum

Office Phone: 512-303-3916 ext. 2041
Sector: Public Sector

Ryan Tatum

Business Solutions Specialist/Summer Earn & Learn (SEAL)


Veerachai Turapan

Sector: Sector

Veerachai Turapan

Business Services Consultant

Kip Ware

Office Phone: 512-756-6769 ext. 1115
Sector: Public Sector

Kip Ware

Business Solutions Consultant

Burnet and Llano Counties