Strategic Leadership, Training, and Organizational Development (OD) Executive with over ten years of progressive experience. Passionate about developing, managing, and leading a wide range of learning and development initiatives. Identify training needs, provide customized interventions through training, consulting, facilitating, coaching and measuring training effectiveness. Experience as an internal and external consultant with expertise in general OD theory
Strategic Leadership, Training, and Organizational Development (OD) Executive with over ten years of progressive experience. Passionate about developing, managing, and leading a wide range of learning and development initiatives. Identify training needs, provide customized interventions through training, consulting, facilitating, coaching and measuring training effectiveness. Experience as an internal and external consultant with expertise in general OD theory and practice.
Associate Director, Learning and Organizational Development @ From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Director, Talent Effectiveness, Learning & Development @ From August 2014 to April 2015 (9 months) Greater New York City AreaDirector of Learning & Development @ •Assess corporate training needs, designing and delivering training solutions that produce measurable goals.
•Manage, develop and mentor a team of Training Specialists and matrix supervision of a Training Coordinator.
•Design and facilitate leadership development programs for all levels of leadership including frontline, mid-level and executive level leaders.
•Partner with key business leaders to create customized strategy and teambuilding workshops for their teams.
•Partner with the SVP of Learning & Development to create and implement the Core Competency Model and inaugural talent review process.
•Responsible for the learning and development initiatives for approximately 3500 corporate associates.
•Select and manage relationships with an extensive slate of external training partners. From February 2011 to August 2014 (3 years 7 months) Manager of Learning & Development @ •Manage the development and delivery of 275 courses per year that take place at three learning centers in the tri-state area.
•Oversee, manage, develop and mentor a team of three Training Specialists and matrix supervision of a Training Coordinator
•Design, implement and lead corporate learning and development initiatives with include both professional and leadership development courses. From August 2010 to February 2012 (1 year 7 months) Training Specialist @ •Develop and facilitate a frontline leadership development program.
•Develop two new courses per quarter to an ever expanding open enrollment course curriculum.
•Travel to various locations including New York City, Pennsylvania and Canada offices to provide training and development to associates and management.
•Primary responsibility of the White Plains Campus which services approximately 400 employees ranging from entry-level associates to executives From May 2008 to August 2010 (2 years 4 months) white plains, nyStaff Development Consultant @ •Responsible for assessment of staff development programming needs, educational program development, implementation, e learning and evaluation for Lexington Medical Center employees.
•Provided services that assists in changing and improving performance, facilitating team development and ensuring a high level of customer service.
•Served as consultant and facilitator for process improvement for Lexington Medical Center.
•Specific skills utilized: teaching, counseling, interpersonal and inter-group problem solving skills. From September 2007 to March 2008 (7 months) Columbia, South Carolina AreaLeadership, Learning & Development Facilitator @ •Experience designing and facilitating meetings and workshops with various groups and teams.
•Teambuilding, facilitation, and consulting on HR practices and policies around employee development, leadership, and company culture.
•Results and relationship driven to help meet organizational and individual needs while promoting change.
•Partnered with the Leadership, Learning and Development Team (LLD) to develop workshops and programs that focus on leadership development, work life, employee development, and diversity and inclusion.
•Augmented and led the new employee orientation program.
•Collaborated with LLD team to create curriculum & supplementary materials for rollout of inaugural workshops entitled: “Leading at Eileen Fisher,” “Giving and Receiving Feedback”, “Conscious Listening”, “ New Leaders Workshop,” & “Understanding Yourself As A Leader”.
•Designed and facilitated team development initiatives or off-site programs to assist the following departments determine their strategies and programs: internal communications offsite, accounting leadership team, product development and warehouse supervisors. From December 2002 to May 2007 (4 years 6 months)
Masters, Organization Development @ American University From 2005 to 2007 Bachelor of Arts, Communications @ Villanova University From 1998 to 2002 Dana Jones is skilled in: MBTI, Development Dimensions International (DDI) Certified, Emotional Intelligence Bar-On Certification, Situational Leadership, Organizational Development, Succession Planning, Coaching, Performance Management, Talent Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Management Development, Employee Engagement, Training, Team Building, Employee Relations, Change Management, Employee Training, Leadership, Onboarding
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