Board of Directors

 

                   President

   Dale Lenahan

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 Currently working as a Human Resource Administrator, Dale worked for over 20 years in retail management
recruiting, hiring and training employees and managers in several major markets. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

   President-Elect

    Angela Walker


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 Angela has worked in the healthcare, education, retail, and insurance industries. She has experience in recruiting, training, human resources, onboarding, and marketing. Angela has an undergraduate degree in communication from The University of Alabama. Angela earned a Masters of Liberal Arts degree (with a concentration in management and leadership) and a graduate certificate in Online Teaching and Learning from Baker University. Currently, she is working on a Master of Fine Arts degree from Lindenwood University. Angela has a certificate in HR Staffing and Selection from Cornell University. She is also a Certified Targeted Selection Interviewer, Certified Professional Recruiter, and Certified Design Psychology Coach. Angela is a member of the North Alabama Chapter of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, the Huntsville Literary Association, and the North Alabama Chapter of the Society for Human Resources. She volunteers with various groups to deliver training on resume writing, interviewing skills, job loss survival skills, and journal writing. She previously served as the chapter's Member-At-Large, Communications Chair, VP of Marketing/Communications, and Director-At-Large.

 

 

President - Emeritus
Roger Kitchen

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Roger Kitchen Jr. is an Organization Development Specialist with Ai Signal Research Inc. at NASA - Marshall Space Flight Center on Redstone Arsenal. Prior to working for ASRI, he was a Sr. Consultant with Hitachi Consulting and a Human Resources Development Specialist for the US Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. He was an Instructor and the Program Manager for the Command’s award winning Leader Development Programs known as LIFT (Leader Investment for Tomorrow). In addition, Roger is a graduate of the ROI Institute, and the only Certified Return on Investment Professional in Huntsville, trained under Drs. Jack and Patti Phillips, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt trained by the Department of the Army. He holds a BA in Speech Communications and Public Relations, an MA in Christian Management and Leadership, and is a certified Emotional Intelligence Specialist and Human Behavior Consultant utilizing the DiSC model.


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   Vice President, Finance

   Dale Lenahan

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 Currently working as a Human Resource Administrator, Dale worked for over 20 years in retail management
recruiting, hiring and training employees and managers in several major markets. 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.



 

Vice President, Marketing/Communications Chair

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John Bentley

 

John Bentley is a Career Management Specialist with the Army Contracting Command – Redstone. He is responsible for developing and facilitating development of 95 leaders. Prior to assuming his current position, John spent 12 years working with the Civilian Human Resources Agency serving in various Human Resource Development (HRD) positions to include Regional HRD Chief.  Before joining the Army civilian workforce he served 21 years with the Air Force. His last assignment was at the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy where served as a Professional Military Education instructor providing leadership, management and communication skills training for Department of Defense senior enlisted leaders. John is also the founder and president of Power 2 Transform. His focus is equipping leaders with the skills to positively influence themselves and others as well as developing cohesive teams within the healthcare industry. He holds a BS in Public Safety Administration and a MS in Leadership from Grand Canyon University. Additionally, he holds several certifications: Vital Smarts Crucial Accountability, Crucial Conversations and Influencer; Army Leadership Education and Development Instructor; Air Force Master Instructor.

 

 

        

    Vice President of Programs

 

     Gia Giacomoni

 

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Gia Giacomoni is a People Development Manager at PZI International Consulting Inc., and is responsible for delivering trainings, workshops, and coaching to help leaders improve their leadership and communication skills, and maximize team effectiveness in organizations. She will soon be a Licensed Practitioner for Insights Discovery, and will be using this system as a tool in her training and coaching.

 

She has been a Leadership Coach and assessor for over 6 years, and has provided assessment, development, and coaching services to clients in both the private and public sectors. She has coached clients in Fortune 500 companies, advertising agencies, the financial sector, telecommunication services, and law enforcement agencies. Gia coaches on a variety of topics ranging from leadership and interpersonal skills to personal and professional growth.

 

She recently moved to Huntsville AL from NY; and for the past 2 years, worked with Aon Hewitt assessing candidates for selection and development purposes. She has experience with assessment centers, is a trained assessor, and served as an individual and team assessor.

Gia is fluent in French; she is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and a graduate of the ICF-accredited training program at the world-renowned Institute of Professional Excellence Coaching (iPEC)

 

 

 

 

     VP of Membership

     Angela Walker


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 Angela has worked in the healthcare, education, retail, and insurance industries. She has experience in recruiting, training, human resources, onboarding, and marketing. Angela has an undergraduate degree in communication from The University of Alabama. Angela earned a Masters of Liberal Arts degree (with a concentration in management and leadership) and a graduate certificate in Online Teaching and Learning from Baker University. Currently, she is working on a Master of Fine Arts degree from Lindenwood University. Angela has a certificate in HR Staffing and Selection from Cornell University. She is also a Certified Targeted Selection Interviewer, Certified Professional Recruiter, and Certified Design Psychology Coach. Angela is a member of the North Alabama Chapter of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, the Huntsville Literary Association, and the North Alabama Chapter of the Society for Human Resources. She volunteers with various groups to deliver training on resume writing, interviewing skills, job loss survival skills, and journal writing. She previously served as the chapter's Member-At-Large, Communications Chair, VP of Marketing/Communications, and Director-At-Large.

 



 

 

Vice President of Technology (open) 

 

Director At Large (Open)  

 

 Secretary (open - 2017) 

 

 




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