ALIGN brings together learning professionals and practitioners across industries to discuss best practices and trends within training, employee development, and learning technology. Our conference will include two virtual events this year. Our Spring event will be held on May 20 and our Fall event will be held on October 14. Both events will have live, interactive virtual breakout sessions presented by your peers, keynote presentations, and fun interactivity. The content delivered will be unique at each event, and will focus on training best practices, theories, and trends that you’ll be able to start implementing immediately. Be sure to register and invite your team to both virtual events. We can’t wait for you to join us!

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Cherrie Davis knows human dynamics. She brings a fresh perspective to her two areas of focus: the individual and the process. With this approach, she builds relationships, drives positive performance, and delivers winning solutions. She operates with integrity and is focused on client impact.

Cherrie is a visionary leader with more than three decades of experience in human resources, is a recognized coach, facilitator, and change management leader. She provides a fresh perspective to her clients by merging real-world experience with proven knowledge of people.

Cherrie’s career landed her in key assignments worldwide to lead and influence change in Hungary, Bosnia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Afghanistan, Iraq, South Korea, the Pentagon, Our Lady of the Lake, GE Lighting, and GE Capital. She culminated her military career at the Pentagon, by leading the Army Chief of Staff’s transitional strategy in three pivotal roles: Chief of Operations for Transition Strategic Outreach, Deputy Director for Transition Strategic Outreach, and as the Employment Director for the Soldier for Life Program. After her military service, Cherrie served as the Human Resources Director for Our Lady of the Lake, Quality Trainer and Organizational Developer for GE Financial Services (Six Sigma Team), Marketing and Sales for GE Lighting. Her corporate culmination came as an executive for GE Capital, as the Senior Integration Leader.

She is the President at ShiftForward Consulting, based in Atlanta, GA. Cherrie received her B.A. in Communications from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD, where she was recognized as the Distinguished Military Graduate and by Who’s Who among Students in American Colleges and Universities. She earned a Master’s in Human Resources with an emphasis in International Management, from Webster University in St. Louis, MO. She holds professional certifications for Senior Professional Human Resources, Executive & Organizational Coaching, and Quality Management.

Cherrie’s personal passions are her spouse, golf, and riding her townie bike!

Learn more about Cherrie's keynote session here.