Innovative, pro-active, and accomplished; an entrepreneurial and results-driven business professional known as a strategic critical thinker with outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, strong operational experience, attention to detail, and a demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams.
Areas of Expertise:
- Cross-Functional Management and Team Building
- Managing and Directing Technical Projects
- Managing Project Leads on Strategic Accounts
- Business Process Mapping and Process Re-Engineering
- Strategic Planning and Troubleshooting
- Communications and Training
- Translating Complex Technical Information into Easy to Understand Concepts for Adult Learners
Todd is an advocate of continuous learning with over 17 years experience providing learning solutions aimed at improving human performance and subscribes to the belief that at the root of any learning success is the ability to know what we don't know (or at least a willingness to admit that we can't and probably don't know everything) and persevere to overcome the fear of change.Direct Chicago-based operations and client engagements for a training, consulting, and communications company providing a wide range of services including educational and performance improvement program design & development, program conversion to web-based, instructor-led, virtual classroom, CD/DVD, and mobile device delivery, organizational development initiatives, corporate universities, and professional certifications in safety, quality, and employee involvement, and corporate work/life and concierge services. Founder of home improvement company specializing in the design and construction of custom kitchens, baths, and basements and offering the unique service of personal coaches for home project training and guidance for DIY-minded homeowners. Manager of Midwest operations for a global professional services and software company focused on development, implementation, and support services in the areas of Performance Solutions, Enterprise Learning, and Applied Technologies. Roles spanning Sr. Training consultant, Certified Project Manager, Project Director, and regional operations management. Directed and managed numerous multi million dollar projects and large project teams.National training coordinator for a leading full-service, casual dining restaurant concept operating more than 80 company and franchised locations worldwide. Responsible for management and hourly personnel training, site operations, and health code compliance.