Featured Resume and Vitae

Learning and performance expert with strong client service leadership experience spanning multiple industries – airline, real estate, foods, accounting, insurance, cosmetics, finance/banking, broadcasting, and professional sports. Early adopter and leader in delivery of online live, recorded, and asynchronous learning. You will hire me for my work excellence; attention to detail; my ability to deliver on time as promised; and my ability to motivate others around me to do the same.
Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997

EXPERIENCE

The Staubach Company (Jones Lang LaSalle)

  • based in Addison, TX USA; traveled extensively in United States
  • ROLE: Director of Training; Diversity Chair
  • Re-vamped all education resources and employee access to include an innovative intranet site, suite of webinar offerings, and asynchronous recorded education;
  • Advised the CEO Roger Staubach, regarding Diversity matters – including representing the CEO and company in diversity councils; forums; and print articles;
  • Co-produced Sales Education Annual Conference (audience: 1200) – organizing over 30 speakers and events for employees – sales to executive leadership;
  • Developed Curriculum and delivered HRD training to include Anti-Harassment, Diversity & Inclusion, Team building, Time Management, and Emotional Intelligence; and
  • Administered over 500 psychological assessments to employees improving sales performance by 44%.

 ​Deloitte & Touche LLP

  • based in Dallas, TX USA; also worked in London, UK, St. Louis, MO
  • ROLE: Senior Trainer & Technical Writer
  • On the development team producing award winning training for proprietary expatriate remuneration & tax software;
  • Delivered on site training to clients (i.e. Chevron, P&G, etc.) on software products related to expatriate remuneration & tax preparation;
  • Worked with IT Developers and staff to translate technical specs to training updates for clients; and
  • Delivered extensive web learning training courses to international audiences with live language translation.

 NCAA – Big XII Leadership Conference

  • Texas, USA
  • ROLE: Leadership Content Provider
  • During the Fall 2013 Leadership Conference, my published Audio Talk – “Living the Sports Dream in Reality” was distributed to all student athletes attending the annual leadership conference; and
  • Student engagement was high which included connecting with students after the event who provided positive feedback regarding the content helping to prepare the students for their transition.

 ​NCAA – Student Eligibility Handbook Audio Content

  • Texas, USA
  • ROLE: Accessibility Project
  • In 2014, I audio recorded and produced an audio read of the NCAA Division I Eligibility Handbook;
  • This was a personal project designed to help parents and students in high school connect with the information contained within the NCAA Division I Student Handbook who may have some sort of visual impairment that may prevent learning the information contained in the traditional handbook; and
  • Made the audio content available to the NCAA to be distributed to their audience.

 Operation HOPE, Inc. 

  • Based in Los Angeles, CA and Dallas, TX USA
  • ROLE: Director of the Office of Innovation, Research & Assessment
  • Developed and analyzed performance and knowledge assessments regarding youth financial literacy and economic energy;
  • Main Project: Gallup-Hope Index – a collaboration with Gallup Inc to measure hope, wellbeing, engagement, financial literacy, and economic energy grades 5-12 across the U.S.;
  • Worked with and advised executive leadership including school superintendents and financial institution presidents and CEOs regarding youth financial literacy and the connection to youth outcomes;
  • Worked directly with youth to educate and measure performance outcomes in the areas of hope, well-being, engagement, economic energy, and financial literacy.
  • Served as authority on research and data for the organization at International Press Conferences, official White House events, and around the country to financial institutions and public schools;
  • Proudly served youth grades 5-12 across the United States, Canada, and South Africa to help implement and measure education regarding hope, well-being, engagement, economic energy, and financial literacy; and
  • Delivered interpretative reporting to include traditional reports, video explanations, online quarterly updates, and one-on-one conversations with c-suite donors regarding performance outcomes of all education initiatives.

  G.O.A.T. Skills Camp® and GOAT Skills™

  • North America
  • ROLE: Leadership & Media Content, Education & Event Coordinator
  • Launched and a first of its kind football specialty camp providing sports development education with football hall of famers to train on skill and technique
  • Developed the camp curriculum to offer a dedicated seminar day along with seminar moments in Days 2 and 3 of the camp;
  • Included parents into the camp education to offer a more holistic approach to youth athlete household education;
  • Developed and executed media campaigns to include, traditional (tv and radio), social media, email marketing, and fax campaigns; and
  • Assisted with sponsor conversations and presentations to attract funding for the camp.
Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997

 

CONSULTANT TO

Roger Staubach

  • Diversity Intelligence Advisor and Liaison between Roger Staubach and American Airlines

American Airlines

  • Diversity Research, Strategy & Intelligence, Curriculum & Instruction Strategy and Formulation

PepsiCo

  • CMMI (Supply Chain) Training Developer & Implementation Lead

Mary Kay Inc.

  • Working with MKI Scientists, Laboratory Information Managements System (LIMS) Software Implementation & Training Lead

ConAgra Foods, Inc

  • Quality Assurance Training Creator & Developer of Asynchronous Learning (Centra)

AIG, Inc.

  • Worker’s Compensation Training Project Manager & Delivery

National Diversity Council

  • Webinar Producer for over 3 years; Corporate Advisory Council Member

National Football League

  • NFL Internship Program, liaison and transition preparedness for athletes

Community Colleges (multiple)

  • Guest Lecturer on Leadership & Diversity Topics
Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997

 

EDUCATION SERVICES PROVIDER TO

EmpowerKing® Leadership Conferences & Development Program

  • Triad Mentorship Model (Co-creator)Developer of Year-long Curriculum for Conference Participants to include assessment, live instruction, and production expectations.

Webinar Education – Primary Consulting LLC (WebEx Training Center)

  • Workplace Performance Improvement (Leadership, Conflict, Emotional Intelligence)
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • Diversity Intelligence Updates
  • MBTI – Personality Type Seminars

Career Transition for Sports Professionals

  • Broadcast Bootcamp
  • Leadership and Transference Skills Prep
Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997

 

OTHER FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

Success Simplified (Publisher: Insight Publishing)

  • Anthology with notable authors – Stephen Covey, Dr. Tony Alessandra, and Patricia Fripp

Getting UNStuck – Vision Book BAE

  • Self-Help book published to transform the ideas of a Vision Board into practical methods to transform your life
  • Based on adult education and learning principles, transformed into a digestible workbook that helps readers pinpoint areas of improvement and make the changes.

CanDoGo Insights (video based for CRM systems)

  • Topic: Time Management (ten publications)
  • Notable authors participating with me – Zig Ziglar, Tom Hopkins, Tony Parinello, and Jill Konrath

Pulse Articles Contributor (LinkedIn)

  • Over 20 articles focused on business and professional development topics

Voice Work

Online Radio Show Creator and Host

  • Creating and producing a variety of online podcast-style shows broadcasting through BlogTalkRadio and simulcasting through UStream on topics related to business, leadership, current events, sports, and a Texas A&M specialized show.
  • Brought on several high-profile guests to include Shaquille O’Neal, Damon Allen, Cris Dishman and others.
Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

Doctor of Philosophy – Education

  • Degree Specialization: Training & Performance Improvement
  • Capella University
  • 2013 (abd)

Masters of Arts – Education

  • Degree Specialization: Curriculum & Instruction – Adult Education
  • University of Phoenix
  • 2007

Bachelors in Business Administration

  • Degree: Marketing
  • Texas A&M University at College Station, TX
  • 1996

Psychological Assessments Certifications– Level B

  • MBTI® – Myers Briggs Type Indicator®
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • 15+ Psychological Assessments related to leadership, conflict, communication, organizational teaming, etc.
Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997

 

SOFTWARE AND APPS

Live Broadcasting/Podcasting

  • WebEx (Live and Training Center products), Centra, GoToMeeting, Blog Talk Radio (BTR), UStream, Periscope, 

eLearning Authoring

  • Captivate, Teachable.com, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Lectora Inspire, QuizMaker, GoAnimate!, Bravo!, Brainshark

Learning Management Systems

  • Centra, Captivate Prime

Presentation

  • MS PowerPoint, Prezi, Keynote

Video Editing

  • Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro

 

Gigmasters - Booking Keynote Speakers Online Since 1997