Chapter Webinar: Developing a Leadership Development Program-Second Session
Join us for the second installment of information sharing among ATD members focusing on their efforts on developing and maintaining leadership development programs. Matt Ellis, Talent Management Specialist from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will facilitate this next discussion with Sharlene Goldfischer of Quintessence Coaching and Consulting, and Brian Tucker of Constellation Culinary. They will share their journey developing leadership development programs for the nonprofit and hospitality sectors including success stories, lessons learned, and future plans.
Matt will then pose questions and facilitate a discussion with all webinar participants to solicit additional insights and recommendations to improve the programs. To make this a meaningful learning experience, all participants are encouraged to share their lessons learned from experiences developing a leadership program in their careers or ask general questions on how to get started.
Matt Ellis, Talent Management Specialist
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Currently, Matt provides talent management and organizational design solutions for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Matt’s background includes instructional design, adult learning theory, traditional classroom and live, online facilitation, business coaching, and strategic planning. During his career, he has provided skill training and other performance management solutions for the gaming, healthcare and financial services industries.
He is a Certified Professional member of the Society for Human Resource Management. Matt has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theater from Ithaca College and a Master’s Degree in Education from Penn State University.
Brian Tucker, Training and Development Manager
Constellation Culinary Group
Brian Tucker is the Training and Development Manager for Constellation Culinary Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the Hospitality industry, including his work in Learning and Development for the past 7. Brian specializes in partnering with Human Resources and Operations teams to maximize the potential of leaders in all levels of the company. Passionate about teaching and public speaking, you will find Brian leading classroom and webinar-based training on a range of topics including Leadership, Food Safety and Effective Coaching.
Sharlene Goldfischer, Ed.M., PCC, Owner and Principal
Quintessence Coaching and Consulting
Sharlene Goldfischer, Ed.M., PCC is Owner and Principal of Quintessence Coaching and Consulting. She has fulfilled a life-long interest in maximizing human development and learning through varied educational and leadership roles in public, private, corporate, nonprofit and grassroots settings. In her current role as executive coach and organizational development facilitator, Sharlene specializes in leadership development and transition support. She works with both new and tenured leaders to help them hone their leadership skills and build organizational engagement and with boards, groups, and teams to understand their roles and strengths, define their purpose, and support high performance.
Sharlene has earned a B.A. in Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Education, certification in nonprofit leadership, professional coach certification from The International Coach Federation and is currently a doctoral student in Jefferson University’s Doctor of Management program in Strategic Leadership, which is focused on leading in complex systems. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Coach Federation, the St. Joseph’s University Master of Organizational Development and Leadership Advisory Board and the Steering Committee for Intergen, a Philadelphia-based professional work group focused on strengthening intergenerational nonprofit leadership.
Recent organizational clients have included Comcast, The Philadelphia Foundation, The University of Pennsylvania, Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation/JBJ Soul Kitchen, Project HOME, The Lancaster County Community Foundation and others.