A strategic thought leader, experienced in solving complex business problems. Expert at addressing organizational performance, talent development, and special programming needs including, Leadership Development, Succession Planning, Business Development and Mentoring. Exceptional at building high-performing teams and sustainable relationships within an organization to support client strategy, resolve interpersonal issues, and motivate individuals to optimal performance. An exceptional consultative and influential communicator at all organizational levels. Conscientious and resourceful with a reputation for well-grounded insight, sound judgment and dramatic results. Possess strong problem solving, and self-management skills. Maintain a deep respect for diverse thinking, servant leadership and relationship-driven results. Comfortable operating across both tactical and strategic spaces.
MONETA GROUP Sep 2017 - Present
Manager, Talent & Organizational Development CLAYTON, MO
Accountable for strategically aligning training and talent development programs with the company’s core strategies. Build and deliver talent programs to develop future leaders and drive organic growth through business development . Serve as the internal expert and strategic business partner. Assist Partners in maximizing the potential of their business via training and talent development, performance management, career pathing and succession planning. Establish strong working relationships with all levels of the organization and persuasively communicate initiatives. Quickly grasp business objectives and strategies of multiple teams and leverage team member capabilities to support the achievement of those objectives.
Conceptualize, develop, and implement “Moneta University” across entire organization.
Establish both organization-wide and Executive-level Mentorship programs.
Develop extensive business development training programs.
Provide coaching to managers and employees to support leadership growth and talent development
Implement a Learning Management System (Moodle) solution complete with competency mapping and clearly defined career development paths.
Vet and contract with high-quality vendors to incorporate micro-learning, sales coaching, and on-demand learning into Moneta University.
Lead strategic vision and teambuilding sessions for executive and partner teams
Lead a team of employees and contractors to successful delivery of OD initiatives.
ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS Apr 2017 – June 2017
Organizational and Talent Development (Consultant) ST. LOUIS, MO
Identify global talent needs, align solutions to address these needs, and measure the outcomes and impact.
BRIDGEPOINT EDUCATION Nov 2016 – Apr 2017
Strategic Partner Development (Consultant) ST. LOUIS, MO (VIRTUAL)
Forge strategic business development alliances with F1000 organizations to provide educational partnership solutions with the FORBES School of Business and Technology at Ashford University.
MINDING MOMENTS (President) Dec 2005 – Apr 2017
Organizational Training and Leadership Development ST. LOUIS, MO
12 years organizational and leadership development experience working with Fortune 1000 clients to identify training and talent development needs and provide comprehensive, strategically-sound enterprise-level learning solutions. A proven track record of conceptualizing, collaborating and executing complex projects with measurable results. Ability to influence at all levels from entry to executive levels.
Identify organizational learning gaps and recommend, design and implement custom-tailored solutions based on gaps, industry trends, and performance analysis of client situation.
Lead, long-term initiatives which present significant barriers to organizational performance.
Transition developed strategies into actionable activities and successfully manage all aspects of the project/program from inception to post-mortem while maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.
Manage multiple, high-priority, high-visibility projects simultaneously.
Plan and implement a workforce development vision that links values, mission and culture with current and future needs including: high-potential talent and leadership pipeline development.
Align critical business and learning goals, assessed target audiences and content objectives, correlating development paths for varied team and organizational roles.
Develop, track and analyze performance data to determine effectiveness of performance solution.
Executive Coach Jan 2009 – Apr 2017
High value, trusted advisor to my client with the ability to quickly target performance issues, engage in problem solving to drive effective decision making and constructive action.uh
Provide one-on-one, and group, results-oriented coaching for executive leadership and team members.
Assist with Succession Planning and Management process leading to effective development planning.
Facilitate performance management assessments such as DiSC 360 instruments, competency models, and opinion/climate surveys and interviews.
Keynote Speaker Jan 2011 – Apr 2017
Highly sought after speaker for workshops, seminars, and conferences presenting leadership, team, and professional development topics, including: Conflict Resolution, Team Dynamics, Effective Work Relationships, Influence Currencies, and Leadership.
Facilitation Specialist (Minding Moments) Dec 2005 – Apr 2017
Created professional Advanced Certification programs for a blended learning environment: “High Performance Teams and Leadership Development” and “Exceptional Leadership” for St. Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Johnson County Community College. Offered in public and private corporate settings.
SSE, INC. Dec 1997 – Oct 2004
Created and led eLearning division from the ground up, and rapidly advanced from consultant position to division leader. Within 6 years, became the most profitable division, producing ground-breaking solutions and earning business from Government and Fortune 500 clients generating $10M+.
eLearning Division Manager Jan 2000 – Oct 2004
Managed a 30-person team of instructional designers, technical developers, and SMEs.
Served as strategic planner for training division development.
Created effective organizational structure, roles and jobs based on a comprehensive needs assessment.
Developed and implemented appropriate interventions for team performance improvement.
Program Manager/Project Manager/Consultant (Successive Roles) Dec 1997 – Jan 2000
Successfully managed all aspects of the project, and relationships with client and all stakeholders.
Identified customer requirements and business objectives and provided advice to achieve objectives.
ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY - WORKFORCE CENTER ST. LOUIS, MO
Certificate of Advanced Studies - Exceptional Leadership Jan 2016
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS, MO
Bachelor of Arts - Organizational Psychology May 1993
Strategic Organizational Development
DiSC™ Certified Authorized Training Partner
Relationship Management & Team Development
Collaborative Problem Solving