Accomplished Learning and Development Professional with expertise in Training Methodologies, Instructional Systems Design, and Organizational Development. An inspirational leader with a track record of success in being a catalyst for change and a driver of results, driven to improve processes and operations. Possess an inclusive management style that encourages idea sharing, and promotes and inspires exceptionalism in others. Proven ability to design and deliver a comprehensive range of learning solutions which produce measurable results. Other strengths encompass:
Curriculum Development/Systemic Design Instructional Design/Strategies Change Management
Organizational Development/Effectiveness Adult Learning Methodologies Team Building
Business Process Improvement Employee Engagement Vendor Management
Cultural Transformation Talent Acquisition/Management Facilitating Learning
Best Practices Implementation/Benchmarking Presentation/Platform Skills Needs Assessments EDUCATION
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership & Learning, Education, and Human Development - 05/2021 The George Washington University, Washington DC
Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Administration - Graduated Summa Cum Laude/Valedictorian Other Honors: Commencement Speaker and Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL
Associate of Science Degree, Occupational Therapy Assistant Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL
KEISER UNIVERSITY TAMPA, FL 2013 - PRESENT
Academic Team Leader/Instructor
Serve as the Academic Lead for Occupational Therapy faculty and students in 11 campuses. Oversee all administrative, curricular, and learning management aspects of the program including instructional design, curriculum development, student outcomes, and faculty evaluation and development. Deliver classroom instruction for occupational therapy students. Learning Management Systems and Curriculum Development
Design and implement curriculum for 11 university campuses.
Partner with community leaders to implement emerging trends, new technologies, and concepts in healthcare into the curriculum.
Worked with faculty to identify curriculum-related goals and build strategies to deliver solutions effectively and efficiently.
Keiser University Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award, 2018. Staff Professional Development and Performance Improvement
Lead, mentor, and develop other faculty to enhance team performance and student retention.
Implement best practices in facilitating learning and provide high-quality instructional programs of distinction.
Facilitate a culture of positive outcome and change as evidenced by nationally recognized pass rates on boards and student surveys consistently averaging 4.8/5.
Address processes for strengths/opportunities, identify root causes and formulate improvement plans. Instruction and Instructional Design
Utilize adult learning theory to effectively engage participants and create a positive learning environment
Champion the development of instructional design methodologies and innovations.
Investigated and evaluated emerging technologies on how they impacted learning, including the effective use of online and hybrid instruction. Provided insight and advisement on new programs and technologies to implement based on emerging trends. SAEBO, INC. CHARLOTTE, NC 2010 - PRESENT
A medical device neurotechnology manufacturing company primarily engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of affordable and novel clinical solutions designed to improve mobility and function in individuals suffering from neurological impairment and/or orthopedic conditions.
National Coordinator of Clinical, Education and Business Development (2010-Present) Work on a part-time basis, responsible for developing and directing U.S. medical and commercialization efforts for new and existing products. Accountabilities encompass community outreach, marketing materials, training of sales staff, risk management, product education, product support, and launch excellence. (Cont. P2) Kevin Horvath Page Two
SAEBO, INC. - (CONTINUED)
Learning Management Systems
Collaborate with senior leadership to establish project designs, develop training materials, proactively mitigate risks, achieve business training outcomes, and obtain appropriate business approvals.
Lead informational sessions and presentations for audiences exceeding 10,000 people.
Create and implement developmental programs for managers and team members, facilitate implementation of appropriate change management initiatives, and review current development programs to ensure alignment to organizational mission, culture, framework, technology, and proven best practices.
Assist in the design, deployment, and evaluation of developmental programs related to performance development, succession planning, and overall organizational success.
Manage efforts to identify training and development requirements by conducting needs analysis on organization results, job requirements, operational problems, organizational plans and projections, and current training programs.
Consistently deliver training initiatives that produce tangible results. Operational Leadership Initiatives
Facilitate multiple community outreach programs throughout US including regional and national conferences, health fairs, community screenings, continuing education courses, as well as educational webinars and training sessions.
Developed and oversee a medical blog that has been critically acclaimed on a continual basis.
Drive the implementation and ongoing direction of new product release including training tools, needs, and effectiveness.
Work across diverse groups and cross-functional teams to leverage and share best practices.
Recipient of Certificate of Recognition for clinical and educational contributions, US Department of Veteran’s Affairs. MORTON PLANT NORTH BAY HOSPITAL, A BAYCARE HOSPITAL NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 2001 - 2012
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant/Clinical Educator Key member of the interdisciplinary team providing care for patients with emphasis on maximizing the recovery, independence and function of individuals as well as enhancing their quality of life. Implemented care plans for patient populations including post-surgical, orthopedic, work-related injuries, sports injuries, and various neuromuscular, neurological and degenerative conditions. Learning Management and Staff Development
Facilitated training to professional staff and ensured the execution and effective implementation of enterprise-wide learning solutions to support organizational strategies.
Observed, monitored, motivated and coached new associates during on-the-job training.
Provided support through the continuous coaching model encompassing observation, feedback, modeling, and co-instruction. Operational Leadership Initiatives
Developed and improved multiple support and outreach programs. The programs have not only been highly commended by Joint Commission and CARF surveyors, but have become a significant marketing initiative for the rehab department.
Led task force and personally developed a system to improve service, cost and outcome of all rehab services. This program is now utilized by various hospitals throughout Baycare and saves tens of thousands of dollars annually.
Collaborated with Medical Director on a regular basis to ensure patients were appropriate for rehab setting, resulting in a significant decline in Medicare/insurance denials.
Nominated for and completed Baycare Quality Achievement Program in 2012. Mentored under the CEO and Director of Rehabilitation and Business Development and assisted in creating key initiatives for both community outreach programs and new programs to further expand the rehabilitation department, as well as new hospital community outreach programs. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Florida Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant
Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Florida Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (eligible) Six Sigma Transactional Lean Trained Certification (eligible)