Catherine Jones, executive director of Workforce, Community and Business Programs at McHenry County College, has accepted a position with Loyola University's Quinlan School of Business in Chicago.
She will leave MCC effective July 23. A replacemenet has not been announced.
Jones has been in her current position since July 2009. Previously she was director of corporate training and business development for McHenry County College, and coordinator of the Illinois Small Business Development Center.
She has written a column for the Northwest Herald business section for many years.
"I have appreciated the opportunity to write the monthly column on behalf of our program areas over these past years," Jones wrote in a letter. "It has been a wonderful experience to work with folks I have become acquainted with at Shaw [Media]."