Association of Talent Development - Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Michele P. Miller | President

Michele Miller, VP of Professional DevelopmentMichele Miller has been serving as the chapter's VP of Professional Development for over a year. MIchele and her committee have helped bring exciting and thought provoking programs - with a focus on quarterly theme topics - to the chapter. Her participation has brought a new energy and direction to the board as well as to GCATD.

She is Staff Services Training Manager supporting six Staff Services Businesses: Audit, Corporate Communications, Corporate Governance, Enterprise Services, Finance, and Human Resources. She manages a great group of five training project managers and one project coordinator who assist in supporting these businesses from a learning and development perspective. Her team resides either in Pittsburgh or Cleveland. She has been with PNC for 24 years with 20 years learning and development experience as a facilitator, instructional designer, project manager and training manager.

Throughout her career Michele has in some way been involved with mergers and acquisitions at PNC since her bank, Gateway Federal Savings, was acquired in 1993. She also was responsible for the development of the Branch Manager On boarding program, providing training support and implementing the Genesis Platform system within the branch network as Cincinnati was the pilot market. Recently she has made great strides with developing and implementing learning solutions for Staff Services and the businesses they support. Some examples include business-specific orientations, curricula and onboarding solutions, Pathfinder and Pay for Performance upgrades and other LOB system upgrades. She also was a branch manager at a major Cincinnati branch.

Michele received her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She later received both a Master’s in Education and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

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Mary Tettenhorst | President Elect

Mary Tettenhorst is the Manager of Organizational Development with Hydro Systems Company where she actively partners with the business to support talent and organizational development efforts such as performance management, teambuilding, career coaching and leadership development. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Executive Human Resource Development Program at Xavier University. She is an experienced career development professional passionate about contributing to the growth and development of others.

Mary received a BSBA in Finance and a BSBS in Economics from the University of Kentucky. She later received a Masters of Education in Human Resource Development from Xavier University. Mary is a Certified Global Career Development Facilitator and an MBTI Certified Career Professional.

Mary is a member of the National Association of Talent Development and GCATD, where she has served on the Membership Committee for the last three years.

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Randi Sandlin | Past President

Randi Sandlin is President of The HR Edge, LLC. Randi is an organization and personal development professional partnering with teams and individuals to fine tune and leverage their unique talents. She is certified as an SPHR, in Myers-Briggs, the Drexler-Sibbett model for high performing teams, with the Clarke Wilson 360° Feedback process, and as a Gallop Action Planning Facilitator.

After graduating from the University of Buffalo with an MBA and a focus in Human Resources, Randi led company human resources departments for small and large, private and public corporations, union and non-union manufacturing shops. After 25+ years in Human Resources and General Management for a variety of companies, Randi brings to clients an array of skills, experiences, tools and processes that enable personal and organizational success.

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Paul Bozik | VP of Finance

Paul Bozik is a Learning and Development Specialist for Molson Coors. Professionally he is engaged in building growth mindsets to meet current and future business needs. By working at multiple levels of the organization he can quickly step into situations to implement timely results; from implementing enterprise-wide learning and development initiatives, or leading change. Paul is also the co-convener the GCATD Organizational Development SIG and the VP of Finance for the GCATD.

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Chris Eversole | VP of Professional Development

Chris Eversole is the Director of Talent Development with Ohio National Financial Services where she “develops great people to do great things” through facilitation, design and team development. She earned a BSEd from Bowling Green State University and a MS in Human Resource Development from Xavier University.

Chris is a certified Myers-Briggs professional and certified trainer in Leading Organizational Transitions through Linkage, Inc. She also holds Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certifications. Chris is a member of SHRM and GCHRA along with ATD and GCATD. Most recently, she served on GCATD’s Membership Committee.

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Elaine Suess | VP of Communications

President of Beyondbeing Coaching & Consulting, Elaine Suess founded Beyondbeing to help leaders, teams and organizations discover what “more” can look like for them; to unleash potential and maximize performance; to work with leaders who are not satisfied with just being, but who seek to move themselves and their companies beyond being.

She uses proven processes to coach executive leaders and teams, business owners, seasoned professionals in need of development and leaders on the way up. She works with organizations to improve their effectiveness, and help them develop values-based, thriving cultures.

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Arlene Baker | VP of Membership

Arlene BakerArlene Baker has 18 years of experience in the Learning and Development area. During her tenure at Paycor She has worked in various areas including managing the Operations and IT Help Desk and developing the Learning and Development Department.

Arlene participated in the design and implementation of the Paycor system in working with the business analyst team and the designing of the training program for new employees and clients. She has experience as a facilitator, instructional designer, managing projects and training manager.

Her most recent success was developing a training program and implementing learning solutions for tax regulations and system impact support for internal associates.

Arlene experience includes presenting with organizations, American Payroll Association, Lorman Education and Junior Achievement.

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Pam Nintrup | VP of Strategic Partnerships

Pam Nintrup is a certified Project and Process management professional and Certified Professional Coach with over 30 years of experience. Her experience includes all facets of implementing process improvement in a variety of industries including Six Sigma principles, Lean, Value Stream Mapping and developing plans to change the cultures of organization to embrace continuous improvement.

Pam is a former Past President of GCATD. She currently delivers a variety of training for Northern Kentucky University, Sinclair College and private clients. She previously delivered training for the University of Dayton where she was also an adjunct. 

Pam is also the former President of the Project Management Institute Southwestern Ohio Chapter. Under her guidance and leadership, the chapter won an international award for Component of the Year. She also held the office of VP of Communications for four years.

Pam has held senior management positions for several large organizations including Procter & Gamble, American Financial Group, GRE Insurance, and US Shoe. Pam started her own company, Project and Process Professionals, in 2007. (

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Bob Riess | Dayton Group Leader

Bob Riess, Dayton Group LeaderBob Riess’s business development and training management experience with both small and Fortune 500 organizations gives him a unique perspective on how to improve organizational performance. Bob has been responsible for the design and delivery of programs that have impacted the bottom line of companies such as GE and NCR. He is a frequent guest speaker, has published columns on business growth and a book titled "B2B Sales Basics – Your Guide to the Fundamentals of Business to Business Selling."

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Chris Harrison | Director of Social Media

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison has over 4 years experience in developing and leading training, coaching, and mentoring professionals with his current role in Financial Services. During his time in this role, Chris has help create training guides, job aids, and standards for training practices.

Chris received his Bachelor’s in Accounting from Mount Saint Joseph University. He later received his Master of Science in Human Resource Development from Xavier University.

Chris joined as a member of GCATD in 2016 serves on the Fall Conference Committee assisting with the Social Media posting for the conference.

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Committees and Teams

Dayton Group
Jonathan Wilson
Dean Waggenspack

SIG Conveners
Laurie Althaus (Coaching), Paul Bozik and Gina Ruffin Moore (Organizational Development) and Leah Cridlin, Katie McLain and Jon Ulrich (Learning Leaders)

Consultants Directory 
Adam Feiner, Melinda Kelly, Rhonda Pfaltzgraff-Carlson

2017 GCATD Fall Conference Committee
Arlene Baker, Elise Foster, Michael Goeke, Michele Miller, Lisa Nicholson, Pam Nintrup,  Randi Sandlin, Anna Schumacher, Betsy Young

2017 GCATD Fall Conference Volunteers
Kerry Loeffler, Jacqueline Moss, Bob Riess, Brett Schwartz, Mary Tettenhorst, Jonathan Wilson

Professional Development
Travis Nipper, Nina Talley, Sue Schindler, Margie Swartz, Rochelle Thompson

Jennifer Fishwick, Alex Fuller

Chapter Ambassador
Clark Jenkins, Amy Sparks, Whitney Yarberry

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