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Kent State's Center for Corporate and Professional Development employee development training facilitators are subject matter experts with a passion for the area of their expertise. They have many years of practical real-world experience that enables them to customize the training content to your organization and allows for seamless application by your employees.

 

 

 Susan Aldrich-The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

Susan Aldrich
Time Management, Outlook Training

Ned Parks- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development 

Ned Parks
Dealing with Conflict, Working in Teams,Inviting New Employees into a Group,  Management/Leadership Coaching, Negotiation Skills; Team Building, Facilitation, The Art of Asking Questions

Marianne Canario- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development


Marianne Canario
English as a Second Language, Intercultural Communications, Spanish, Business Writing Skills, Efficient Email



 Kay Potetz- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

Kay Potetz
Appreciative Inquiry, Emotional Intelligence, Influencing and Persuasion, Leadership, Positivity, Neuroscience

Diane DeRubertis- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Diane DeRubertis
Human Resources, Succession Planning Consulting

John Potkalitsky-The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

John Potkalitsky
Problem Solving, Lean practices at all levels of the organization, Teams Problem Solving,Effective Team Meetings

Deb Easton Bentley 

Deborah Easton
Interpersonal Communication Skills, Presentation Skills,Building Trust through Communication, Accountability,Listening Skills, Working Effectively with all Generations in the Workplace, Coaching, Customer Service, Dealing with Difficult Behaviors, Communicating with Influence

 Amy Shannon

 Amy Shannon
Coaching, Mentoring, Accountability, Building Trust, Harassment-free Workplace, Employment Law, Team Building, Influencing Skills

Patty Flauto- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Patty Flauto
Creativity, Innovation

Bob Skillman- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Bob Skillman
Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, Continuous, Improvement, Statistics, GD&T

Kristy Frieden- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Kristy Frieden
Emotional Intelligence, High-Performing Teams, Performance Management,
Positivity, Change Management, Leadership, Customer Competent Culture, Mentoring

 

Steve Skillman-The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Steve Skillman
Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, Continuous, Improvement



 

 Bob Jewell

Bob Jewell
Project Management, Decision Making, Setting Strategy Goals and Objectives, Developing Great Managers

   
Tim Kraft 

Tim Kraft
Business Writing Skills, Instructional Design, Presentation Skills, PowerPoint

Scott Tackett-The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Scott Tackett
Change, Supervision, Motivating Employees, Managing Discipline, Harassment-free Workplace, Employment Law, Performance Appraisals, Diversity and Respect, Coaching Employee Performance, Management, Leadership

 

Marvin Montgomery-The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Marvin Montgomery
Sales Skills, Customer Service Skills, Positivity

Jessica Thomas- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Jessica Thomas
Change Management, Internal Communication

 

John Novak- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

John Novak
Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Lean Healthcare, Lean Manufacturing, ISO, Internal Auditor Training

Christine Zust- The Center for Corporate and Professional Development

 

Christine Zust
Professionalism, Interpersonal Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Train-the Trainer, Facilitation