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OUR TRAINING CONFERENCE WILL INCLUDE TWO VIRTUAL EVENTS THIS YEAR!

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!

Questions about ALIGN? Contact events@bizlibrary.com

ALIGN 2021 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Simon’s purpose is to Spark listeners to lead countries, companies, and communities differently.

He goes beyond feel-good content to deliver practical strategies. His framework is based on his 30 years’ of experience in hospitality industry, including serving as sales director for Disney Institute, based at Walt Disney World Resort. He is a prolific author and Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker that has worked with Signet Jewelers, SalesForce, T-Mobile, Stanford Healthcare, and Hilton just to name a few.

Simon’s viral video posted by Goalcast to Facebook has 90 million views and LinkedIn Learning features three of his online courses that reach professionals in 100+ countries. His wisdom enabled an Orlando based Healthcare company to be acquired by a larger system. Recently, Cleary University, a 138 year old institution in Holland, Michigan, rewarded him with a Doctorate of Science in Business Administration for his global impact.

He serves on several boards, collects rare stamps, and roots for the Buffalo Bills. He enjoys spending time with his family in Windermere, Florida.

Learn more about Simon's keynote session here.
Cherrie Davis knows human dynamics. She brings fresh perspective to her 2 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 over 3 decades of experience in human resources, is a recognized coach, facilitator, and change management leader. She provides a fresh prospective to her clients by merging real world experience with proven knowledge of people.

Cherrie’s career landed her in key assignments world-wide 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(link: https://cherriedavis.com/), based in Atlanta, GA. Cherrie received her B.A. in Communications from Black Hills State University, 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, 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!