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Summary

Steve Urquhart is a consultant for organizational effectiveness, change management and employee engagement.  

Steve is a graduate of Webster University and Rollins College, and serves a variety of roles in the Central Florida community, with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Rollins Philanthropy Leadership Center, and Heart of Florida United Way. 

Work experience

Feb 2008Present

Vice President, Workforce Performance

Workforce Florida, Inc.
Responsible for the development, management and oversight of the state's workforce Balanced Scorecard system and incentives for performance in the delivery of core and intensive workforce services statewide.
Jun 2007Present

Delegate - Innovation Caucus

Feb 2008Feb 2009

Staff to WFI Workforce Technology Committee

Workforce Florida, Inc.
Projects led using Web 2.0 and social networking tools: - Established a Virtual Advisory Council on LinkedIn for recruiters and HR strategists - Developed Ning.com blogs for the Partners Council, the Workforce Readiness, Workforce Technology and the Youth Opportunities committees - Developed and implemented an interagency project management tool (BasecampHQ.com - wfiawi.projectpath.com) for tracking, progress reporting and communication of a total of 55 projects in the last year - Created a Facebook page for Workforce Florida as a venue for expanding the dialogue further and establishing the relevancy of this organization in a relevant and Web 2.0 environment - Developed a collaboration tool using Near-Time in conjunction with ITFlorida and the Florida Chamber to track Innovation Caucus initiatives - Developing a Web 2.0 platform in collaboration with Geographic Solutions (EmployFlorida.com) and CareerBuilder.com to create a robust "talent inventory system"
20082008

Volunteer Consultant

Habitat for Humanity
Dec 2005Jan 2008

VP, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Led the corporate communications/media relations, investor relations, military and defense programs teams. Managed internal and external communications, public relations, board of directors administration and investment strategy.
Sep 2001Dec 2005

Manager Employee Communication

Siemens
Jan 2001Oct 2001

Director Public Relations

FleetBoss
Jan 1998Jan 2001

Employee Comms Editor

GES Exposition Services
19891997

Intelligence Specialist

US Army

Education

Mar 2010Dec 2011

M.A.

Webster University
20072007

Certificate

Accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as an introduction to economic development, and the first step for certification in the economic development field.
20042005

PHR

University of Central Florida
19982001

B.A.

Rollins College