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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

Ted Groholske

Ted Groholske

Business Solutions Consultant

Craig Henry

Craig Henry

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

Simone’ Williams

Simone’ Williams

Business Services 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

Ted Groholske

Office Phone: 512-392-1291 ext. 3018
Sector: Public Sector

Ted Groholske

Business Solutions Consultant

Blanco and Hays Counties

Craig Henry

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

Craig Henry

Business Solutions Consultant

Williamson County

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

Simone’ Williams

Sector: Sector

Simone’ Williams

Business Services Consultant

Simone’ Williams hold an MBA in Human Resources. Working in the HR industry for over 10 years. I specialize in working with veterans and their families assisting with employment assistance, resume writing and career building. I believe in enriching the lives of those I meet. I have worked with prestigious employers as well as non-profit organizations to employ, train and negotiate contracts for the betterment of those involved. Notable experience in strategic human resource planning, performance management, staffing and training development. My personal mission is to help others by inspiring insights that reveals self-awareness and a lifetime journey of discovery and transformation.