Eryk Nappi and Kim Wybanga will spearhead initiatives aimed at bridging gaps and educating small businesses

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce announced the addition of two dynamic program managers to its team, making a significant step forward in fostering workforce development support throughout the San Luis Obispo County.

With a commitment to economic development, these strategic hires signify the Chamber’s dedication to driving positive change and investing in a thriving workforce ecosystem.

Eryk Nappi and Kim Wybanga, both seasoned professionals in workforce development and community engagement, assume the roles of program managers. Drawing from their backgrounds, they will spearhead initiatives aimed at bridging gaps, educating small businesses with layoff aversion assistance, grant funding opportunities, and facilitate meaningful relationships across the region.


Nappi’s background in business development and strategic partnerships uniquely positions him to drive collaboration that strengthens ties between local businesses, workforce resources, and job seekers. His approachability and solution-oriented nature will play a pivotal role in shaping the Chamber’s workforce agenda driving positive change throughout the county.

Wybanga brings a wealth of experience with program design and implementation, honed through years of experience and service in workforce development. With a focus of inclusivity, she is ready to lead efforts in connecting the South County communities with valuable resources and training opportunities ensuring that no small business is left behind in support of economic prosperity.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eryk and Kim to our team.” Said Josh Cross, president and CEO of the Atascadero Chamber. “Their passion for workforce development makes them invaluable assets as we work to educate business owners of the existing programs and resources available … many of them at no charge.”

Featured Image: Kim Wybanga and Eryk Nappi. Photos Courtesy of Atascadero Chamber of Commerce