Cindy is the author of Virtual Training Basics (ASTD Press, 2010), and coauthor of two ASTD Press Infolines, “Simple, Effective Online Learning” and “Designing for the Virtual Classroom.” She has taught hundreds of synchronous online classes for a variety of audiences. Her favorite passion is to help trainers deliver effective online classes. She assists clients on their conversion to virtual training through her consulting practice.
As Chair of ASTD’s National Advisors for Chapters, Cindy served on the national ASTD Board of Directors in 2009-2010. She was recognized by the Triangle Business Journal as a “40-Under-40” Award recipient in 2003.
Cindy holds a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor’s degree from James Madison University. Cindy was also one of the first to earn the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation.
Donna Steffey is an international trainer, author, adjunct faculty at both Lake Forest Graduate School and DeVry University, and sought after speaker who helps organizations achieve their desired business results. Donna incorporates her 20 years of management experience to educate, inspire, and coach. It takes the right blend of information, introspection and humor to cause people to look at themselves and change.
Global organizations such as Marriott International, Barclaycard-UK, XIBI-China, Tumine Center-Africa, and the Royal Australian Air Force, have found that after Donna's workshops people were more self directed, customer service driven and mindful of their team participation. Donna combines learning with fun and applies her master's degree and life experiences to professional and real world situations. Your participants will be motivated to hit their performance improvement targets and your training will be a success!
Lynn Lewis is president and managing principal of Learning Solutions, an educator and consultant who helps to design, develop and deliver effective workplace learning and performance programs. She has been in the training and consulting field for twenty years working with business, government and non-profit organizations across a wide variety of industries.
Lynn specializes in creating custom learning solutions that are targeted to help organizations to realize their return on investment. She has developed instructor-led, synchronous, and asynchronous learning solutions that are often part of a larger integrated program.
She is the writer and editor of many books and articles, including:
- ASTD Learning System—contributing writer for 7 of the 9 books
- 10 Steps for Successful Presentations book—writer
- 10 Steps for Successful Facilitation book—writer
- 10 Steps for Successful Meetings book—writer
- WLP Scorecard book—editor
- ASTD Infoline editor
Lynn earned her BA and MBA from St. Bonaventure University. She is also a certified project manager (PMP professional) and a certified professional in learning and performance (CPLP).
Author and speaker, Maureen is the owner of the Workplace Learning and Performance Group, a training and consulting company.
She has over twenty years of experience in the fields of management, training, human resources, diversity, and leadership development. She works with organizations in many industries including retail, hospitality, academia, local government, manufacturing, and professional associations. Maureen was selected to be one of the 2005 Businesswomen of the Year by the Business Advisory Council, and was twice named as one of the staff award winners for ASTD's 2004 and 2005 Volunteer/Staff Partnership Award.
Maureen is the published author of two books, Communication Skills Training and Successful Staffing in A Diverse Workplace, and is currently working on her third book.
Maureen has obtained the certification as a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) with ASTD. She is certified in servant leadership from the San Diego Leadership Institute, and is a certified facilitator of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and Effective Project Management with FranklinCovey. Maureen has completed ASTD's Certificate in Human Performance Improvement, and she holds a master's degree in education from the University of San Diego and a bachelor's degree in Psychology, with a minor in Spanish, from San Diego State University.
Maureen is originally from San Diego, and is a proud mother of three children. As a single mom, she is passionate about achieving a great work/life balance. She stays active in her local community by supporting her children in their various activities such as the Helix High School bagpipe band, Girls Scouts, ballet, and choir. In an effort to stay fit and healthy Maureen has earned her Black Belt in Tang Soo Do and regularly works out lifting weights and doing circuit training.