Dennis Underwood - Executive Director
Dennis Underwood was promoted to Executive Director on March 1, 2019. Dennis is a member of Laborers' Local 265 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dennis was formerly the Training Director from 2013 until his promotion to Executive Director. Dennis has been a LiUNA member since 1975 and an educational instructor since 2002. While an educational instructor, Dennis taught: "A" series classes, Construction Blueprints I, II, and III, Advanced Instruments, Advanced Grade Checking, environmental, safety, and more.
Matt Flynn - Training Director
Matt Flynn was promoted to Training and Apprenticeship Director on July 1, 2023. Matt is a fourth generation member of the Laborers’ Local 530 in Zanesville, Ohio. Matt has been a member since 1993 and worked primarily in the asphalt, concrete, and masonry industries from his time in the field. Before his promotion, Matt faithfully served as an educational instructor for seventeen years and taught a wide variety of classes. Matt is a graduate of Ohio University who earned his Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology in 1998.
Teresa Burson - Human Resources Director
Teresa is OLTC's Human Resources Director, joining in June 2023. Teresa is a member of Laborers' Local 1216 in Mansfield, Ohio. Teresa provides expertise from her legal education as it pertains to human resources, unemployment, workers' compensation, and construction law as a certified paralegal graduate from Boston University. She was a previous co-owner of a local union construction contractor where she served as the Controller, Human Resources Manager, and Safety Director, as well as two other prior companies as the Human Resources Manager and Safety Director. Teresa is a member of SHRM. Teresa currently serves on the Educational Committee for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation - Ohio Safety Congress.