Board of Directors








   Vice President, Finance

   Dale Lenahan




Currently working as a Human Resource Liaison, Dale worked for over 20 years in several industries with
recruiting, hiring and training employees and managers in several major markets. Experienced in full life cycle recruitment and consults job seekers in all aspects of job searching, interviewing and research.

His experience with several companies gave insight to how company culture influenced the training and retention of employees and worked as a change agent to culture that was productive to company goals. Proactive and passionate to training methods so that employees had the tools available to succeed and represent their company in a positive and productive manner.

A graduate of Athens State University with a double major in Human Resource management and Business Management and a minor in Information System management. Joined ATD as a student member in 2013 and is a National member of SHRM and local member of TVC-SHRM as well as a Power Member of ATD. Dale also is a SHRM CP certified professional. 


Vice President, Marketing/Communications Chair





    Vice President of Programs


     Gia Giacomoni





Gia Giacomoni, MA, CPC


            Gia has been an Executive Coach and Facilitator at Transcend since 2018. She has provided behavioral assessments, and coaching services to clients in both the private and public sectors (IPG, Splunk, Zendesk). She has coached clients globally in Fortune 500 companies, advertising agencies, the financial sector (Bank of America, Edward Jones, JP Morgan Chase), telecommunication services, and law enforcement agencies (FBI, and TSA). She became a trained assessor while working as a Talent Specialist at Aon Hewitt, assessing candidates for selection and development purposes; and has experience with assessment centers. She has served as an individual and team assessor in telephone and virtual/ online simulations.

            Gia was an integral part of the design and development of a Supervisory-Employee Training program now currently implemented on Redstone Arsenal, the Army Base in Huntsville, Alabama.

            Gia coaches on a variety of topics ranging from interpersonal communication skills, leadership skills, change management, personal/professional growth, performance improvement, engagement, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and self-awareness.

            She is fluent in French, holds a Masters in I/O Psychology from Hofstra University, is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC, ELI-MP) from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) as well as MBTI Certified, is the VP of Programs for the Association of Talent and Development in North Alabama (ATDNA), and a member of the International Coaching Federation.

Industry Expertise

Gia brings over 9 years of experience coaching clients with diverse backgrounds, whether that be cultural or industry. She brings her expertise as a Certified Professional Coach and trained assessor, as well as her passion for helping leaders navigate the complexities of leadership while maintaining awareness and authenticity. She believes in always coming from a place of curiosity, and helps her clients look at situations from new perspective to maximize communication and achieve successful relationships in the workplace (and in all areas of life).








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