Denise C. Ryan

  • Malvern US-PA
  • 484-925-3404
  • email@denisecryan.com
Denise C. Ryan

Learning & Development Leader ► Building High-Impact Training and Talent Programs

Summary

► Building high-impact training and talent development programs is my expertise. I bring a strong record of achievements in developing and delivering results-producing initiatives.

Areas of Expertise:

◊ Curriculum Development
◊ Instructional Design
◊ Online Course Design via Captivate & Articulate
◊ Project Management
◊ Strategic Communications
◊ Organizational Development
◊ Leadership Development
◊ Change Management

► I excel in developing original training materials. I am equally skilled at providing one-on-one coaching and group trainings. Additionally, I have managed both large and small teams.

Key Accomplishments Include:

◊ Leader of several successful major cultural change initiatives
◊ Upstarted Leadership Development Program, grew organizational talent
◊ Spearheaded multiple company-wide strategic educational campaigns
◊ Conducted rapid gap analyses to turn around failing programs


Education

Education
2008 - 2010

Master of Arts, Strategic Communications and Leadership

Seton Hall University

thena MASCLis a program consisting of a unique, powerful curriculum of leadership and organizational development combined with strategic communication expertise that enables professionals to achieve business success.

1998 - 2003

BS, Social Psychology

Social Psychology blends the strengths of psychology and sociology. It studies the "person in the situation," and integrates knowledge about individual, group, and organizational processes. Social psychology trains you to see yourself, others, and the cultures and societies we live in more clearly, critically, and completely.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Present

Targeting New Opportunities to Lead High-Impact Training & Talent Programs

In Transition
A results-driven pragmatist, I offer a clear-eyed view of business priorities and the ability to drive complex initiatives across multi-site units. Energized by challenges, I am skilled at setting and achieving aggressive goals.
2014 - 2015

Sr Mgr. Planning, Training and Communications

Campbell Soup Company

Led the development and implementation of learning and organization development strategies. Oversaw the annual planning process and strategic sales communications (including creation of selling tools) aligned with the organizational strategic direction and priorities. Managed a multidisciplinary team of 5.

2012 - 2014

Asc Mgr., Planning

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Selected by senior staff to provide urgently needed leadership. Identified programmatic design flaws and streamlined business processes. Consulted with global senior program leadership to conduct risk analysis and implement plans. Managed a team of 7.

2009 - 2012

Lead, Professional Development

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Hand-picked by Vice President to create and lead Professional Development. Provided vision and strategic direc-tion, led implementation efforts, and managed recruiting, communications, curriculum design, and coaching. Directed 5 program participants, 5 business area assignment managers, and several trainers throughout enter-prise. Developed and executed annual professional development conferences.

2006 - 2009

Training & Development Rep.

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Click to edit position descriptionArchitected extensive educational intervention plans for 54,000 employees globally in IS&GS. Managed branding, newly created briefings, visual aids, news releases, website, scripting, multi-media production, and curriculum development. Created online training modules in learning management system. Developed educational videos. Authored executive writings, including awards, speeches, and emails, for senior leadership to include Vice President. Wrote informational articles featured in internal and external employee publications.

1991 - 2005

Technical Sgt.

The United States Air Force

Managed behavioral and developmental services clinics. Provided coaching & training on a wide range of topics to include stress management, effective communications and anger management. Conducted intakes and co-led group therapy sessions. 9-11 responder.

Maximize Your Learning Function

I am currently seeking new opportunities to build high-impact training and talent development programs. If you are looking for a strong leader to maximize the value of your learning and development function, let's talk. Contact me at email@denisecryan.com