HCI Faculty members include senior executives and practitioners, business school professors and thought-leading strategists. All are proven, progressive experts in the new business science of strategic talent management.
David Forman joined HCI in 2005, and currently serves as Chief Learning Officer. As CLO, Mr. Forman is responsible for curriculum design, development of HCI's certification and designation programs, and serves as a liaison to HCI's academic and learning communities worldwide. Prior to HCI, Mr. Forman designed, developed and implemented technology-based training solutions for leading organizations, including IBM, Federal Express, DuPont, Deloitte & Touche, Exxon, Microsoft, the Ford Foundation, the Children's Television Workshop, Sony and AT&T. Mr. Forman has written over 40 articles and books in the fields of human capital, globalization, training, evaluation, return on investment (ROI), and instructional design; and is a frequent presenter at major industry conferences and seminars, both in the United States and abroad. He is also the principal author and developer of the Global Learning System for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).More...
Mark Allen is an educator, speaker, consultant, and author who currently serves as a faculty member in the department of organizations and management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management where he previously served for ten years as Director of Executive Education. He is also a Senior Associate with the Kiely Group and a Senior Faculty Member of the Human Capital Institute.Mark is the editor and co-author of The Next Generation of Corporate Universities, published by Pfeiffer in February of 2007 and The Corporate University Handbook published by Amacom Books in 2002. As an internationally-recognized authority, he is a popular speaker and has published and presented research on corporate universities and non-traditional higher education. Other research interests include the assessment of training and development programs and the evaluation of teaching and learning in postsecondary and adult education. He serves as a consultant to both new and mature corporate universities. Mark serves on the Board of Regents of the University of Farmers at Farmers Insurance Company and on the Board of Advisors of the Global Council of Corporate Universities.Mark has a Bachelor's degree in psychology from Columbia University, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and a Ph.D. in Education from USC. An award-winning teacher, Mark teaches courses in Leadership, Management, and Adult & Lifespan Learning at Pepperdine's Graziadio School of Business and Management and Graduate School of Education and Psychology and has previously taught business and management courses at a number of institutions.More...
Bruce Walton is the principal at Walton & Associates, a consulting firm providing services in learning, talent management and human resource strategy.
Prior to founding Walton & Associates, Bruce was a Senior Advisor at TPI (www.tpi.net), where he advised clients on aspects of their service delivery alternatives and provided expertise in project management, HR transformation, shared services, process re-design and change management. In addition, Bruce was the process lead for learning and talent management services at TPI. In this role, he used his specific expertise in these areas to provide assessment and advisory services to TPI clients who were re-evaluating their approaches and sourcing strategies in talent management, learning and workforce development.Prior to joining TPI, Bruce worked as a Senior Consultant for Watson Wyatt & Company (www.watsonwyatt.com) for over 11 years. At Watson Wyatt, he advised Fortune 1000 clients in solving complex problems in the areas of HR outsourcing and HR technology.
Before joining Watson Wyatt, Bruce spent 12 years with NETg-Spectrum, a distance-learning company, first as an instructional designer / project manager and ultimately as a Vice President - Application Development, responsible for managing the firm's product development functions and consulting operations. Notable engagements included:Bruce has spoken widely at industry conferences on a range of HR-related topics, including learning outsourcing and the use of technology in HR processes. He is the past president of the SF Bay Area Chapter of IHRIM (www.ihrim.org), the global HR technology association.
Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College as well as a Master of Education (Ed.M.) and Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), both from Boston University.
Glen is the Managing Partner of Camden Delta Consulting, which he founded in 2006. He consults in the areas of global human resources strategy, corporate restructuring and change, and talent management excellence. Prior to founding Camden Delta, Glen was a Principal with Hewitt Associates, a global management consulting and outsourcing firm specializing in human resource management. He also has held senior HR executive positions in the healthcare, consumer goods and retail industries.
Glen received a M.S. degree in Human Resources Management & Development from Chapman University and a B.S. degree in Management/HR from Seton Hall University. He is an active member in the HR Planning Society, OD Network, the Human Capital Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management. He serves as a Senior Faculty Member of the Human Capital Institute.
He is certified in Marshall Goldsmith's Executive Coaching Methodology, Hogan Assessments and is a certified Human Capital Strategist through the Human Capital Institute. Glen is also a former U.S. Army officer.More...
Teresa Smiley is the principal of Summit Human Capital, Inc., a firm that works with organizations to improve their business results via optimizing their human capital. She has a proven track record in partnering with both private and public sector clients in developing talent initiatives that positively impact the bottom line.
Teresa has over 25 years of corporate human resources and talent management experience. Her corporate experience included roles as Sr. Vice President of Talent Management with CNA Financial, a commercial insurance firm based in Chicago. There she developed and implemented the organization’s first corporate-wide talent management plan and practice. Prior corporate positions were held with St. Paul Insurance Company, Black & Decker and Pillsbury.
Teresa holds her M.A. Business from The University of Iowa. She is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Human Resource Professional and by the Human Capital Institute as a Human Capital Strategist.More...
Rainee has spent a majority of her career managing change, resolving challenges and executing strategy. She has held numerous leadership positions across software, consulting, healthcare, banking, transportation and manufacturing industries. Her experience ranges from large $13 billion turnaround initiatives to numerous business start-up ventures.
In addition to over 25 years in the information technology field, Rainee is a recognized expert in the practice of integrating business strategy, technology and people. Her firm, Fokal Fusion, works with companies to improve performance, achieve greater profitability and expand their market share, resulting in increased employee retention, strategic alignment and engagement. Their specialty is helping companies who are planning to re-organize, going through a merger/acquisition or experiencing hyper-growth. Fokal Fusion utilizes a unique, proprietary methodology which provides a framework to build solutions that are customized to each business environment.
Rainee is a senior faculty member of the Human Capital Institute (www.hci.org). Fokal Fusion is also a recognized educational partner with HCI. She teaches and holds certifications as a Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS) and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP). She is also certified in several Korn/Ferry Lominger competency based assessment and leadership development tools.
As Senior Director of the Talent Development and Leadership Communities at The Human Capital Institute, Joy brings twenty-five years of experience in multiple facets of organizational development, human resources and business management with an emphasis in customer satisfaction, service quality, process improvement, and applying the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. As founder and President of Performance Partners in Health Care, a company dedicated to building better patient experiences, she has authored several curriculums in leadership and staff development, and co-authored with Harold Bursztajn, MD Senior Clinical Faculty member, Harvard Medical School, "Building a Treatment Alliance with Patients and Families."More...
Michael DeMarco is the Strategy and Acquisition Team Leader at The Human Capital's Center for Human Capital Excellence (CHCE). As Team Leader for Talent Strategy and Acquisition, he oversees member programming, in-person events and conferences, and Signature Research Reporting. Michael has 19 years of business and consulting experience for leading companies including PricewaterhouseCoopers, General Electric and IBM. He has authored two books and nine white papers. Michael is based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and can be contacted at email@example.comMore...
Randy is a Principal Consultant with Camden Delta Consulting, LLC. He brings over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Talent Management. His expertise and focus on assisting clients is centered on strategic Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, and Diversity & Inclusion.
Randy has worked for various Fortune 500 and Non-Profit organizations throughout his career. His diverse industry experience includes Transportation, Energy, Retail, Healthcare, Sales, Media and Telecommunications with companies such as Continental Airlines, Cox Communications, Dynegy, Ikon Office Solutions, May Department Stores, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Reliant Energy, and Wal-Mart.
Randy is experienced in developing, redesigning and implementing leading practice talent acquisition and diversity strategies and processes for multinational and domestic companies and institutions. He brings a unique approach to his work by embedding Diversity & Inclusion fundamentals across all vertical HR processes and functions. This holistic approach creates the opportunity for organizations to leverage the unique contributions of their diverse Talent, enhances organizational culture, and builds their external brand by attracting a wide range of prospective employees.
Randy holds a Masters in Cross Cultural Studies with a specialization in Organizational Behavior from The University of Houston and a B.S. in Tourism, Food & Lodging Administration from the University of Tennessee. He is an AIRS Certified Diversity Recruiter, a Certified Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator, and a recipient of the HR Houston Impact Award for Diversity Excellence. Randy is the President emeritus of the Southwest Association of Colleges and Employers (now the Southern Association of Colleges and Employers). He is a member of SHRM, and is actively devoted to coaching and assisting professionals through career transition.
Randy, and his wife Kristin and two boys, Elijah and Zachary live in Atlanta. Randy spends most of his time actively involved in his children’s sports teams and volunteering with various homeless shelters.More...
Donna is a Principal Consultant with Camden Delta Consulting, LLC. She has over 15 years experience in organization effectiveness, including human capital strategy, change management, strategic workforce planning, and leadership development.
Prior to joining Camden Delta, Donna spent 14 years at Personnel Decisions International (now PDI Ninth House), where she co-founded and led the firm’s Strategy practice.
Donna brings a broad-based business perspective to her consulting practice, having held positions in Accounting, Finance, and Operations Development.
Donna authored chapters on financial acumen in the Successful Executive’s Handbook and Successful Manager’s Handbook. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of connecting business strategy and talent.
She serves as a Senior Faculty Member for the Human Capital Institute.
Donna holds a Master of Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where she majored in Finance, Marketing, and Strategy. She completed the Advanced Program in Organization Development and Human Resource Management jointly sponsored by the University of Michigan and Columbia Teachers College. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Minnesota and is a licensed CPA (inactive).
Donna lives in Atlanta with her husband and their two young daughters.More...
Strategy Focused HR
Ron is the principal at Strategy Focused HR, A consulting firm focusing on Human Resources, specializing in Talent Management. He has consulted with many clients in publishing, media and entertainment sector. His work has been featured in INC. Magazine, Wall St. Journal, Crain’s New York Business, Canadian Business Journal, Workforce Management and Chief Learning Officer Magazine.
His background spans many industries, including technology, media, publishing, banking, insurance, and IT consulting. HR Examiner ranks him in the top 25 among both talent-management influencers and human resources influencers.
He is a contributing author for “Creative Onboarding Programs: Tools for Energizing Your Orientation Program” published by McGraw-Hill in 2010
He is a member of Harvard Business Review Advisory Council as well as the Executive Quarterly Online Panel at McKinsey Consulting. He is certified by the Human Capital Institute as a Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS) and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP).
In 2008 he was named HR Person of the year with inclusion to the HR Hall of Fame by the HR Network of NYC.
He was the former VP Human Resources/OD at Martha Stewart Living where he designed the Talent Management Model. He also served as board member of the Martha Stewart Foundation.
Prior to that role he was a senior executive at IBM Global Learning Services managing the training & development function in the New York Metro Area.
He is a frequent speaker, webinar leader and panelist.
Ron’s blog StrategyFocusedHR has been featured on the “best of” list on numerous HR and Talent Management blogs. It is also distributed in the UK and India.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Benedict College as well as a certificate in Organizational Development/Training from New York University.More...
Jeffrey G. Soper has a wide variety of experience in industry, consulting and academe. Jeff is a “seasoned corporate warrior” who has held a variety of increasingly responsible middle, senior and executive level operations, marketing, human resource, and general management positions in several manufacturing and service industries including electronics, software development, aviation, healthcare, distribution, supply chain management, and logistics. In academe, Dr. Soper has served as Program Director and Assistant Professor of Engineering Leadership at The Pennsylvania State University; and as Associate Professor of Management and Associate Director of the TECO Center for Leadership at the University of Tampa; and as the Senior Research Fellow at the Human Resource Institute; and as an Adjunct Professor at S.P. Jain Center for Management in Dubai and Singapore.
Since its formation in 1997, his consulting practice LIPPartners has been actively engaged in diagnosing, developing, implementing, and evaluating strategy and solutions for organizations experiencing performance challenges. Sample previous engagements include the strategic redesign and associated implementation for a $500M international distribution organization; the development and implementation of an organizational leadership competency model and associated leadership development program for NASA; the development and implementation of a creativity and innovation program for PPG; and the development of a knowledge management and resultant multimedia training program for Osram-Sylvania. Sample international engagements include the development and implementation of a comprehensive integrated documentation and multimedia training programs for a power generation facility in Dubai; and the development and conduct of a four week professional development program covering the full spectrum of Human Resource Management/Development in support of localization initiatives for 22 multi-national organizations conducted multiple times in multiple locations in the People’s Republic of China.
Dr. Soper earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology and Management from the University of Maryland, a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University, and a Doctorate degree from The Pennsylvania State University specializing in Human Resource Development. In addition, he has completed all of the coursework and submitted the thesis to complete a Master of Science in Organization Development degree from Pepperdine University.
In addition to management consulting and executive coaching efforts, Jeff has facilitated numerous professional and management development programs in a wide range of topics ranging from leadership development, ethics, and change management to creativity, innovation and organization development. He designed the research and co-authored the occupational competency study ASTD Models for Workplace Learning and Development and has been involved in research, professional development and speaking engagements on an international scale. Dr. Soper’s latest two books - Making Things CLICK: Finding Your Fit or Creating One That Works and Making Leadership CLICK: A Practical Approach to Problem Solving Leadership, are scheduled for publication in late 2012.
Dr. Soper is a professionally certified member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Human Capital Institute (HCI), and the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). Additionally, Jeff is a certified Business, Executive and Leadership Coach as well as a Master Certified Coach Trainer. Jeff can be reached via telephone at (888) 920-1099, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via internet at www.lippartners.com.More...
Ms. Croci has 30 years experience in Talent Development and Integrated Talent Management(Certified Performance & Learning Professional-CPLP), Performance Consulting (Certified Performance Technologist-CPT), Human Capital/Talent Management (Master Human Capital Strategist, SWP (Strategic Workforce Planner) and Organizational Development/Effectiveness (OE). She has workded in a wide range of industries including education, government, electronics/entertainment, health care, insurance, banking, high-tech, engineering and utilities. Michele's background and skills include establishing and managing several learning and organizational development departments, developing and leading large-scale organizational change initiatives such as leadership and management development, HR strategic planning, competency design and implementation of competencies into key human resource systems and developing performance improvement solutions for critical levels of organizational performance.More...
Sherry Robertson is founder and president of Cornerstone Consulting Group, a WBE management consulting firm specializing in organizational health and executive team development.
• 28 years as Vice President, Executive Consultant, Talent Strategist, Trusted Advisor and Coach
• Former President & Board of Director Member at OAO Technology Solutions
• Professional Certified Coach – ICF
• Adjunct Senior Faculty Member of the Human Capital Institute
• Masters in Human Capital Strategist – MHCS
• Certified Professional Behavior Analyst – CPBA
• Certified Professional Values Analyst – CPVA
Clients include: Computer Sciences Corporation, OGE Energy Corp, TIAA-CREF, American Express, Motorola, Raytheon, Toyota, Miller Brewing, Blood Systems, IBM, Hypercom, Creative Testing Solutions and Foundation for Blind ChildrenMore...
Jeanne Kerr has 20 years of organizational development, training and human resources experience in a variety of industries. She has a proven track record as a talent management leader with expertise in providing talent acquisition, training, and development strategies that align with corporate business strategy and achieve results. A skilled change agent, she is adept at providing human capital solutions within culturally diverse, multinational and multilingual environments. She has developed and implemented a variety of leadership development, supervisory training and succession planning programs in such organizations as Coca-Cola and Pepsi, Elkay Manufacturing, and Household Finance. Jeanne has her MA degree from Columbia University Teachers College and her BA from SUNY Stony Brook.More...
Nancy's consulting and coaching expertise has helped businesses identify competencies that will drive outstanding business and human capital performance. She assisted a New York-based health care firm identify and define leadership competencies that will be integrated into the business' performance management process. She also partnered with a major Cincinnati-based financial services firm to create and conduct competency-based behavioral interviews and role-plays as part of their succession and talent management processes.
Nancy’s learning and development specialties include leadership skills for new managers, business acumen and project management for non-technical practitioners, team fundamentals, and presentation and facilitation skills. She has developed and delivered customized leadership programs for global clients in Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom.
Before her consulting career, Nancy was Vice President, Training and Development for Thomson Learning, serving 12,000 global employees. She has executive-level experience in human resources, serving as Vice President of Human Resources for Delmar Publishers and Regional VP of Human Resources for International Thomson Publishing.
Certified in several 360º feedback programs, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and SHL's talent assessment and personality tests, Nancy is also a Professional Career Manager and helps clients through any phase of career transition. She is a senior faculty member of the Human Capital Institute and facilitates their Strategic Workforce Planning and Human Capital Management courses.
Nancy is a member of the American Society of Training and Development and the Society for Human Resource Management. She earned her bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude) in business administration and English from Hope College in Holland, Michigan and her MBA from New York Institute of Technology, graduating with distinction.More...
Dr. Curtis L. Odom is Principal and Managing Partner of the Boston based consultancy, Prescient Strategists, LLC. Curtis has over 15 years of international experience in cultural integration, change management, organizational effectiveness, talent management, and performance consulting as a practitioner, researcher, author, and speaker. Known for his expertise, Curtis has significant depth in the strategic and tactical application of cultural integration, change management, organizational effectiveness, talent management, and performance consulting to maximize organizational investments in human capital.More...