I currently work as the Regional Director of Leadership Development & Learning at Kaiser Permanente. In this role, I am responsible for creating, developing and deploying new development programs for emerging leaders and top level executives.
Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, I was McKesson’s Chief Learning Executive; responsible for setting the company’s strategic learning and development direction, aimed at supporting business goals by providing high-quality, cost-effective internal education programs and services.I led the McKesson Center for Learning, a professional shared services organization that provided workplace performance and learning expertise; leveraging knowledge-based skill-building throughout the organization.
I began my career at McKesson as Director Training and Development for the Corporate Group.I established a Training and Development Council, paving the way for developing standard learning and development process and structure through an HR Transformation initiative.
Before my time at McKesson, I worked at Bank of America, first as a Talent Acquisition Business Liaison and then as Vice President of HR Communications.My work experience also includes 12 years with Federated Department Stores in a variety of progressive HR roles including; HR Generalist, Training, Operations, Compensation and Employee/Labor Relations. Prior to my career in Human Resources, I worked as a Retail Merchant at several department stores, as well as working as a specialty buyer and manager for Ralph Lauren.
I have a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from West Virginia University and put my journalism expertise to work as a Writer and News Director for PBS and conducted on-air reporting, writing, production and News Anchor duties for an ABC affiliate station.