JENNIFER BUDD, MA, ACC, is a coach, consultant and trainer with experience in the Federal Government and private sector working with high tech R&D, corporate management and manufacturing audiences. She is passionate about creating “ah ha” moments for those she works with, helping them to turn that awakening into higher personal and professional performance. Jennifer brings expertise in leadership development, team performance tools, 360o feedback tools, personality assessments, and building resilience to stress. She is also a certified team and individual leadership coach and loves working with individuals and/or teams looking to increase their performance and bottom line results.
NICOLE CHAMBLIN, MA, RCC, CPBA, CTPC, is a productivity coach, trainer and author of The Full-Plate Detox. Nicole leverages over 20 years of experience to inspire and help professionals connect with their vision, communicate their goals and collaborate more productively. Nicole is a Results Certified Coach®, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst®, and Certified Team Performance Coach®. As a speaker and passionate trainer, she loves teaching ways to more effectively manage goals, set priorities, kick self-defeating behaviors and improve teamwork.
SANDRA CROWE, MA, PCC, is an author, professional speaker, coach and facilitator. Having given over 2300 seminars in the past twenty six years, she uses her people, public speaking, and communications skills to create awareness of ineffective behaviors and to document solutions. Organizationally, she conducts programs and retreats that alter the way teams interact with each other and the organization. Sandra is the author of "Since Strangling Isn't an Option...." and "I Didn't Sign Up for This!: 7 Strategies for Dealing With Difficulty in Difficult Times"
DAN FELDMAN, PH.D, is a consulting psychologist who brings over thirty years of organizational development experience which includes delivering organization-wide transformation interventions, comprehensive facilitation, and executive coaching in private, government, and nonprofit sectors. Dan is a certified professional facilitator who has designed, developed, and delivered a wide-range of human capital development programs. He is also a published author of The Handbook of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, The Manager's Pocket Guide to Workplace Coaching and Critical Thinking at Work.
SHARON FITZPATRICK, B.A., specializes in mentoring, career development and diversity management. Sharon provides a fresh and independent approach to both structural and cultural issues that an organization may be facing for the first time. She brings a broad level of expertise and experience that reflect an understanding of the needs and challenges that organizations face today. Sharon also provides human resource consulting and recruiting for both public and industry clients across the country.
SANDRA GRAHAM, B.A., is a human development professional committed to coaching executives, managers and sales personnel to measurable improvements in their ability to lead, communicate and produce. She holds numerous certifications in the performance improvement field, as well as in the field of employee testing and assessments.
SHARON JENKS, B.A., is a certified Professional Behavioral and Values Analyst (PBVA), who specializes in career development, team building and mentoring. Sharon's programs emphasize success through planning and visionary leadership that have resulted in the creation of many high performance teams throughout the country. Sharon is also a well-known executive coach having helped some of the country's top business professionals to reach their goals. She is a past Chairman of the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and serves on a number of volunteer boards.
ELLEN KANDELL, ESQ, B.S., JD, has over 30 years of diverse public and private sector law practice and now focuses her work in serving as a third party neutral, facilitator and trainer. She specializes in conflict resolution and is featured on a demonstration video produced by the Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office. In 2014 she became ce rtified as a mediator by the International Mediation Institute. Ellen teaches in the graduate Human Resources program at Catholic University of America She is past president of the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution and past co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution section of the Montgomery County Bar Association.
PAMELA KING, M.S., is a team and leadership development trainer who has over 25 years of experience in the federal government. She has facilitated senior executive teams through strategic change initiatives to transform organizations to become relevant and resilient. She has designed and developed leadership programs to drive focused attention to human capital issues to ensure goal achievement and business success. Pam has a solid reputation for integrity and is known for her lively and engaging style as an instructor. She is passionate about developing people, teams and organizations to achieve personal and collective excellence.
JOSE MORALES, MS, MBA, ACC, blends a 25 year career spanning military and diplomatic service and, higher education. In addition, Jose has held various college faculty, as well as senior leadership roles in the public and private sectors. He is the architect of award-winning leadership, and organizational development solutions for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies as well as non-profits and start-ups in both the U.S. and overseas. As an ICF-certified Executive Coach, Jose helps leaders clarify priorities, see new opportunities, and advance their capabilities. He has developed and delivered college courses and professional workshops on leadership, management, team building, emotional intelligence, and leading change.
CHRIS ORSINI, B.A., is the Lead Developer and co-creator and developer of The Mentoring Connection. Chris has over 20 years of experience in information technology and proven expertise in system design, project management, financial management, data warehousing and educational software.
LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOHN SATTLER (Ret.), B.S., is a motivational speaker, mentor and coach to Commanders, their staffs and students worldwide. John brings over 37 years of active duty service in the Marine Corps with experience in leadership, command and staff positions, the Joint Staff, interagency coordination, strategic planning, congressional liaison and strategic communication. A prolific story teller, John brings the perfect mix of frontline tactical experience along with policy making expertise at the highest levels of government to his presentations and motivational speeches.
ALISON SFREDDO, B.A., M.Ed., is The Training Connection Inc.'s in-house writer and editor. She has over two decades of experience in business and technical writing and provides TTC with in-depth analysis and trends for evaluating the formal mentoring climate in both public and private organizations. In addition, Alison provides contributing articles to The Training Connection's monthly newsletter for mentoring partners and participants providing industry trends and timely tips for supporting employee and leadership development.
JENNIFER SINEK, MPPM, MSC, MCC, is a highly skilled master-certified (ICF) leadership coach, educator and consultant. For close to three decades, she has been working with individuals, teams and organizations, helping them see and be excited by the possibilities open to them — and then make them happen. Working with government, corporate and non-profit leaders, her clients say that she is remarkably talented at putting her finger on the crux of issues in a way that helps people both see them clearly and resolve them constructively. Jennifer has been a co-director and faculty member at Georgetown University for over a decade, teaching Leadership Coaching and Leadership Presence.
KERRY WEKELO, MBA, is a coach and author. Since 2010, Kerry's focus has been enhancing team experiences by merging her philosophy of living a life of wellness with her consulting background. Kerry has created a work environment that supports thriving employees, lowers attrition rates, and creates a sought-after workplace. Kerry works with top-level executives, team leaders and aspiring leaders. Her book and program Culture Infusion: 9 Principles for Creating and Maintaining a Thriving Organizational Culture has transformed organizations to perform at their highest and happiest capacity.
KAREN WELLER, Ph.D, is a trainer and coach with almost 15 years experience in helping individuals and organizations initiate and manage change successfully. Blending her business expertise with psychological know how, Karen offers a unique perspective on helping "derailed" employees become assets to their organizations. She also provides expertise in the areas of executive coaching, psychological assessment, team building and is well versed in 360° feedback tools and assessments. In addition, Karen holds faculty positions at various universities within the United States.