Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

Senior Instructional Designer

Camber Corporation

Provide training development and performance consulting services to government agencies. Design and develop organizational measurement tools. Analyze measurement data and provide recommendations for organization development.

Jun 2005 - Present

Partner

LeadingEdge Performance Consulting, LLC

Provide organization development consulting services to address employee selection, development, and evaluation needs. Services provided include business consulting, training and development, program evaluation, and organizational measurement and assessment.

May 2004 - Present

Visiting Professor

Southern Illinois University

Courses taught WED 384 Adult Education and Training; WED 463 Assessment of Learner Performance.

Jun 2004 - Dec 2009

Adjunct Instructor

University of South Alabama

Teach EPY 251 Child and Adolescent Development; EPY 455 Evaluation of Teaching and Learning. Develop computer-based component to supplement in-class sessions.

May 2005 - Jul 2008

Organization Development Manager

Infirmary Health System

Managed Organization Development function across four hospital health system. Designed, coordinated, and managed leadership development training across the organization. Designed and implemented training programs to support successful attainment of customer service and employee engagement goals. Worked with senior leaders to analyze needs, design training and non-training interventions, and evaluate program outcomes.

Professional Highlights

·Developed and implemented customer service training program that achieved an increase of 10% in patient satisfaction on participating units.

·Developed computer based training on behavior-based interviewing to improve retention of clinical personnel.

·Designed, developed, and conducted in-class training for clinical educators on needs analysis, curriculum development, instructional design.

·Promoted to oversee organization development functions across all facilities as organization expanded

Jun 2002 - Jun 2005

Instructional System Specialist

US Department of Defense

Served as lead designer in the analysis, design, and development of multiple online instructional products. Worked with subject matter experts to analyze content. Conducted training of Navy Reusable Learning Object strategy throughout the Navy installations and across military branches.

Professional Highlights

  • Received three separate commendations from Chief Naval Education Training Commander for contributions made to the Navy’s Revolution in Training.
  • Frequently requested trainer/facilitator by client installations.

Education

Education
2001 - 2008

Ph.D.

University of South Alabama

Dissertation: The effects of communication and feedback channels on the levels of employee satisfaction relating to the implementation of a performance improvement intervention: A health care study

Summary

Analytical business professional with over 10 years of focus on outcome measures and linking solutions to business goals. Articulate, client-focused advisor specializing in establishing and developing relationships within all levels of an organization. Strategic planner known for providing expertise in analyzing needs, developing strong implementation plans, and evaluating programs to help an organization achieve desired results. Interested in providing simple, comprehensive business solutions that provide high impact to organizations.

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SPEAKING EXPERIENCE

Implementation planning that works! Ensuring success every time, International Society for Performance Improvement Annual Conference, Orlando, FL 2009

Planning for successful performance: Enhancing the effectiveness of performance interventions, International Society for Performance Improvement Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA 2007

Computer-based training interfaces: Designing for instructional soundness, 1st Southeastern Instructional Design and Technology Conference, Mobile, AL 2005

Applying sound instructional principles to computer-based training interface design: A review of the literature and best practices, Society for Education Technology and Teacher Education 15th International Conference, Atlanta, GA 2004

Designing an instructionally sound computer-based training interface: Principles and practice, Workshop presented at Mid-South Educational Research Association Conference, Gatlinburg, TN 2004

The subject sampler: Applying the Information Processing Theory and advance organizer principles to the online classroom, presented at the Arkansas Educational Conference, Fayetteville, AR, 2003.

Certifications

Certifications
May 2005 - Present

Certified DDI Instructor

Development Dimensions International
Mar 2006 - Present

Certified Assessment Administrator

CPP