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, Stamford, CT ∙
OD / TALENT
Development • Training Deployment
• Program Management
approach to driving organizational effectiveness and talent management
initiatives that enables performance enhancements, process efficiency,
and business goal alignment. Recognized for abilities to engender trust
and foster engagement across internal client bases as a collaborative
partner and positive change agent. Demonstrated commitment to employees,
management, stakeholders, customers, and partnerships.
programs for Fortune and top tier global firms including:
GE Capital, Time Warner, Gartner, and Cengage Learning worldwide
leader in learning publications and
Served as key
member of largescale training program design and deployment teams.
Delivered integrated learning tools, improved user experience, and shared
communications across domestic / international
workforces and divisions of to ,+
ranging from large groups to oneonone training.
for “Employees First”– a multitiered career development platform
for Time Warner.
to assess organizational development challenges, mobilize commitment,
spearhead ontime program initiatives, and drive change within highgrowth,
downsized, and startup environments.
“Boot Camp” for orientation and development of future
leaders in rotational program – successfully
presented to Chief Risk Officers at global forum.
Trained in GE
Six Sigma methodology and its “Change Acceleration Process” model
designed to enable lasting organizational change.
Design & Delivery
Learning, Stamford, CT Former Division of Ranked Thomson
Corporation June –June
Retained by V.P.
of Talent Management. Facilitated comprehensive internal client feedback
process to better assess new performance management system PMS options.
Successfully migrated firm to new PMS across global sites serving
,+ person workforce.
modular PMS—partnering with HR management firmwide and vendor SuccessFactors.
Crafted dual approach for instructional content design both detailed
and page “Quick Guides” to support virtual system demonstrations to
create learning synergy across varied employee learning styles and preferences.
for multiphased global leadership program delivering Lomingerbased
Served as key team
member conducting + worldwide webinars for group and oneonone employee
training sessions. Yielded continuous improvements through enhanced
user experience and performance review compliance.
Researched and assessed
reporting guidelines and impact of the publishing industry on the environment
for inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility CSR policy.
Inc., Stamford, CT HR Consulting Firm
President on development and delivery of strengthsbased OD workshop
proposals integrating Appreciative Inquiry approach and methodology.
Conducted survey analysis and interpreted findings for multiple employee
satisfaction client surveys.
Alexander Group, Inc., Stamford, CT
Management Consulting Firm January–April
• Staffed U.S. offices
from Fortune firms and Bschools % headcount increase. January–June
Warner, Inc., New York, NY Fortune Media & Entertainment
Engaged by Senior
HR Leader to deliver inaugural workforce initiatives targeted
to increase staff engagement and retention for person world headquarters.
and guidelines for multitiered learning and development curriculum
with ambitious deadline. “Employees First” program featured:
employee development survey, career development workshops, individual
career coaching, and speed networking event multitrack executive panel.
for high potential mentoring program – paired VP’s with Directors.
Championed use of
Appreciative Inquiry methods on crafting of business case presented
to Vice President entitled “Imagine Time Warner” designed to
increase productivity/retention while embracing employee innovation.
Inc., Stamford, CT IT Research & Consulting Organization
Contracted by Vice
President to deliver worldwide distance learning for ,person organization
through goalsetting, midyear and yearend performance management process
and etool. Redesigned and streamlined corporate training material—
received strong approvals from Gartner University leaders and senior
Gained and demonstrated
knowledge of Gallup strengthsbased products: Q, SF and SRI. Used
SRI as comparative benchmark; team recommended vendor for new predictive
hiring assessment tool. Tied to Gartner sales competencies and tailored
for specific roles within + global sales organization.
GE CAPITAL SERVICES, Stamford,
Risk Management Leadership Program
and interim budget responsibility for global fasttrack rotational program
for risk management leaders.
“Boot Camp” for orientation of future leadership development rotational program. Employed
SME’s and innovative training delivery methods that reduced costs.
Mobilized commitment from + program members for new training format
presented to + worldwide Chief Risk Officers at global forum.
employee morale impact of rightsizing leadership program capturing
% retention—with only bottom performer attrition over year span.
performance review process with integration of detailed competencies across
roles. Ensured consistency in ratings and delivery of quality reviews
over per year for position levels.
international recruitment across US, EU, Latin America & Asia
incorporating best practice selection criteria and new sourcing vehicles.
Recognized for effective campus branding, Risk Management was in
its infancy and unproven, doubledigit MBA hiring, and high diversity
Management award recipient for global recruitment
Program Coordinator June
Professional Actor, South
Africa & US: oncamera industrials, oncamera
commercials, voiceovers, and films.
BristolMyers Squibb, Yale University School of Medicine & YaleNew
Haven Hospital while acting.
A Practical Roadmap/Toolkit for Transformation, Weatherhead School of
Inquiry Conference, Orlando, FL: The Power of Positive Change
to Appreciative Designing: Organizing with a Positive Lens to Ignite
& Sustain Transformational Change in Human and Business Outcomes–Bernard
Mohr, New York, NY
Business as Agent
of World Benefit Global Forum–Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU
Leading Positive Change
Business Leaders Today: Changing Society by Changing Management Education
Conference on Appreciative Inquiry, Ai Consulting, Miami, FL
Fine Arts With Distinction, University of Arizona, Tucson,
Inquiry Certificate in Positive Business and Society Change: Weatherhead
School of Management, CWRU