Rosa M. Colon-Kolacko, Ph.D., MBA, CDM, SHRM-SCP Dr. Colon-Kolacko is the President and CEO of Global Learning and Diversity Partners, LLC, a consulting practice that designs and implements human capital and diversity strategies to build inclusive, healthy and learning organizations. She is a recognized researcher and has over 20 years’ global experience leading change, cultural transformation, health equity, diversity, learning and talent management functions in Asia, Europe, and North America, including Puerto Rico. Rosa is also adjunct Professor for the Institute of Emerging Health Professions and the Doctor in Management of Strategic Leadership at Thomas Jefferson University.
Carrie has over 14 years of accounting experience. She handles Accounts Payables & Accounts Receivables, Human Resources, Customer Fulfillment, Scheduling, and logistics. Before joining PRISM International, she was employed in the Real Estate Industry as Accounting Manager where she was responsible for all areas related to financial reporting while maintaining accounting principles practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
Linda has more than 25 years of experience in Marketing Communications and Graphic Design. She has been with Prism, International for more than 2 years as a Graphic Specialist and will continue in that capacity as Prism joins Talent-Dimensions.
As a dedicated seasoned (20 years) diversity and inclusion professional who leads with heart and passion, Bobby specializes in assisting organizations and individuals in achieving business goals by leveraging a diverse, energized and engaged workforce. His portfolio of clients includes American Family Insurance, TIAA, Lockheed-Martin, American University, Phillips 66, General Motors, U.S. Air Force, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Texas Instruments, Clorox, Central Intelligence Agency, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC, TD Bank and Michelin North America just to name a few.
Alan develops and nurtures client relationships by providing customized D&I and cross-cultural solutions that best meet their needs.
Alan’s career experience spans Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Security, Sales and Marketing. He is experienced and skilled in listening to and understanding his clients’ individual needs.
He is adept at recommending and providing customized, personalized service and real solutions that work. Alan’s client portfolio includes Alliant Energy, Ameren, Bank of America, CVS Caremark, Harley Davidson, John Deere, Kellogg’s, Novant Health, Intel and Sunoco.
Michelle currently possess her Bachelors in Psychology, her Masters in Transformative Organizational Leadership, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Michelle currently oversees and assists in the organizational processes and strategic implementations for the organization as a whole as well as obtains Sponsors for the organizations Annual Conference. Michelle is energetic and outgoing and loves working in a team environment.
Emily brings more than 20 years of experience working with organizations in the Financial Services, Security, Technology, Telecommunications, Healthcare and Services industries. Emily specializes in consultative and strategic business development and client relationships, creating and deploying learning and development solutions that help organizations achieve their desired business results. She has served as a Strategic Global Account Director for many leading organizations, partnering with multiple business functions to achieve significant results.
Bette has vast experience in the areas of leadership development and executive coaching, mentoring, organizational effectiveness and team and career development. Her tenure in Fortune 100 companies gives Bette a unique insight regarding the challenges and opportunities organizations face with their most important resource, their talent. As a consultant for Talent Dimensions, she consult with clients in the areas of career development, mentoring and engagement and retention.
Wendy has more than 15 years’ experience as an international consultant, facilitator, writer and speaker. She is a Strategic Alliance Partner with Talent Dimensions serving the Asia Pacific areas delivering learning solutions in engagement/retention and career development. As a Senior Consultant, she partners with clients to develop and implement solutions to engage staff, increase retention, develop teams and increase productivity.
CIO Ancella Livers is a skilled diversity and leadership development professional. She is the co-author of the book, Leading in Black and White and the HBR classic “Dear White Boss.” She has also written numerous articles, chapters, and reports on equity, diversity, and inclusion. In addition, for several years, she has written a blog focused on women of color in corporate America. In her TEDx talk, she discussed mutuality, which offered a new view of diversity and begins to chart an original way forward.
Dr. Bobbi Jo Curtis is a leading authority on generating ideas, designing products, and delivering services that enhance performance outcomes while cultivating employee engagement. Her diverse experience includes consulting and facilitating for a variety of fortune 500 companies across multiple industries such as insurance, retail, hospitality, and healthcare. Her research and passion for organizations and teams enables Dr. Curtis to produce outcomes that matter most to the client.
Amy has a decade of experience in the corporate world working for a Fortune 1000 Human Resources company. She has been with Career Systems International for three years, leading Sales Operations and Business Development. Mostly recently she has taken on Marketing, utilizing her experience as a marketing consultant.
Ann brings over 20 years of progressive management experience in diverse leadership roles including Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Training, Administration, and Automation to Talent Dimensions. Prior to working with TD, she played a fundamental role in the growth of CSI through diverse functions, including marketing, product development and sales support, to name a few. Ann has a proven successful history of identifying big picture concerns, effectively navigating through a variety of corporate cultures and successfully delivering innovative, real-life solutions in rapidly changing environments, on time and under budget.
Dr. Kaye’s name is recognized internationally as one of the most invested, knowledgeable and practical professionals in the area of career development, employee engagement & retention, and mentoring. A dynamic and committed keynote speaker, Bev’s presentations engage participants, stimulate learning and inspire action.
Barry has been the CFO for CSI since its inception, and is acting in that capacity for Talent Dimensions currently. Prior to that, he was a bona fide rocket scientist engaged in communications research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. During his communications career, he co-authored a ground-setting book in his field entitled ‘Spread Spectrum Communications’, and he published and presented over 40 technical papers based on his research.
Donna is responsible for new business development and account management throughout the eastern seaboard and has worked in a variety of industries in the Talent Management and Learning and Development space. Her extensive experience in employee engagement, retention, career development and mentoring has aided her success in building long term client relationships.
Donna consistently aspires to partner with clients to understand their pain points and share her expertise and resources in order to help achieve long term strategic results.
Linda brings 20 years of experience in business development, account management, leadership, and learning & development to the Talent Dimensions team and her strategic sales focus is on the West Coast Region along with Texas. Linda’s particular expertise is on exceeding clients’ expectations through consultative partnership, helping them solve their critical business challenges, while simultaneously growing their business.
Randy is responsible for new business development and account management throughout the Midwest. His experience spans almost two decades in the talent development industry working in various roles with Fortune 500 healthcare companies. Randy’s expertise falls into two mission-critical categories for organizations: Career Development & Coaching and Employee Engagement & Retention and consistently aspires to improve critical business results by presenting capabilities, programs, and services that are designed to be delightfully engaging, deceptively simple, deliberately flexible and decidedly business-centric.
Christine is an experienced consultant specializing in the areas of Career Development, Employee Engagement and Organizational Development. Her career spans both the public and private sectors and includes industries such as Financial Services, Investment Banking, Information Technology and Higher Education. As an executive coach, Christine has worked with leaders to maximize work effectiveness and strengthen leadership skills that drive business results.
Beverly is an experienced consultant, facilitator, speaker, thought leader and author specializing in the areas of organization, employee and human resource development. Her career spans a variety of industries, including government, aerospace, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and non-profit. Beverly is a noted speaker presenting at numerous corporate leadership meetings and events, including the Conference Board’s Employee Engagement and Retention Conferences.
Hemantis a seasoned professional with experience working with varied industrial sectors including Banking & Finance, Life Sciences, Hospitality, Automotive, Media, Manufacturing, IT and Publishing.
Operating out of India, with his career spanning two decades, he has worked in various leadership roles managing Business Operations and Human Resources functions. Hemant’s significant experience in areas of Business Transformation, Consulting, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Facilitation, and Change Leadership will continue to be an asset to Talent Dimensions as it moves ahead.
Jana is a leadership development consultant and executive coach specializing in strategic course design and facilitation. Her clients consistently note that her keen insights, dedication to clients and strong interpersonal skills create exemplary results. She has coached and trained leader across the US, as well as in Europe and the Middle East working in multiple industries including Technology, Financial Services, Aerospace, Solar, Industrial Development, Service, Non-profit and Biotechnology.
Joann has over 20 years’ corporate experience, which provides her unique perspective in the areas of operations, revenue generation, budget management and leadership. As an entrepreneur, Joann sharpened her skills in marketing, sales, business planning data analysis and operations. As a consultant for Talent Dimensions, Joann utilizes her talents in facilitating learning experiences that are engaging and results oriented. Her extensive business background allows her to connect with an array of participants to capture their attention and keep them motivated throughout the learning experience.
A forward-thinking strategist known for her business acumen and no-nonsense approach, Theresa has more than 20 years of experience both as a consultant and as an executive-level leader with Marriott. Theresa’s rapid progression ultimately led to her overseeing staff training programs for the company’s 150,000 associates. She also served as a trusted member of the executive team charged with new hotel openings around the globe and led branding efforts for more than 180 full-service hotels. As a consultant for Talent Dimensions, Theresa’s primary areas of expertise are strategic business development, brand positioning and organizational excellence.
Steve has over 25 years of consulting and corporate experience in the organizational talent management and individual coaching arenas. As a consultant for Talent Dimensions, Steve provides guidance and support to organizations in the design and delivery of employee retention/engagement, mentoring, and career development programs. He is known for his insightful “systems thinking” around organizational talent management and for his energetic, passionate facilitation and coaching skills.
Carol brings over 20 years of Fortune 500 corporate experience to her work with clients. As a bilingual talent development professional; she combines astute business, analytical and organizational skills to drive effective outcomes within organizations. As a consultant for Talent Dimensions, Carol is a seasoned facilitator who functions effectively at both the strategic and tactical levels.
Drawing on 25 years of corporate experience at American Express, Lindy offers a frontline perspective to discussions of needs analysis and potential solutions to organizational challenges. Her extensive background in training, human resource development and career development enables her to partner with clients and internal subject matter experts to co-create solutions that drive growth. Lindy’s specialty areas include: career development and coaching, leadership and organization development, engagement and retention strategy and succession process design. Lindy recently co-authored the book, Up is Not the Only Way, Rethinking Career Mobility.
Michelle has worked with CSI for over 17 years in the deployment, logistics and accounting capacities of the company. She consistently utilizes her attention to detail and her sharp customer service skills to accommodate client requests and ensure satisfaction and these skills also support her role in managing the master training schedule and facilitation logistics. Additionally, she handles Account Receivable & Accounts Payable transactions, and processes all product orders from packing slips to invoicing. Before joining CSI, she was employed in the banking industry, where as Branch Manager where she was responsible for all branch functions as well as overseeing staff.
Dawn has been working with virtual and online technologies (specifically Adobe Connect and WebEx) for over a decade. Her passion is to enable engaging and inspiring educational learning environments that are accessible to a multitude of adult learners. She understands that it takes a special “spark” to provide that type of learning experience and through her production, troubleshooting, and communication skills is able create an atmosphere of collaboration, not simply by duplicating the face-to-face classroom, but by taking advantage of the unique elements offered by the internet and technology.
Cile has 20 years of experience helping organizations address their most important strategy…their talent development strategy. By focusing on the key drivers of retention and recognizing it is not a one-size-fits all proposition, she helps organizations discover how their strategic investments drive sustainable competitive advantage. In her role as Chief Business Officer, Cile is responsible for sales and marketing, providing strategic direction for global client solutions, and ensuring the organization’s continued growth and success, as well as global expansion.
Lynn’s career spans multiple industries working with senior leaders in support of their long term strategic goals in talent management and learning and development. Through the lens of retention, engagement and career development, her corporate experience with GE, Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin has helped propel her clients to consistently achieve operational success through value creation.
In her role as Chief Operations Officer, Lynn is responsible for global delivery and solutions development, along with ensuring organizational excellence for Talent Dimensions and its clients.
Lynn recently co-authored the book, ‘Up is Not the Only Way – Rethinking Career Mobility’ with Bev Kaye and Lindy Williams, challenging leaders and employees to re-imagine what it takes to achieve ultimate career success through a true mobility mindset.