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Nov. 12: Monthly Meeting
Networking 5-5:30pm | Meeting 5:30-6:30pm
Jimmy Nelson, on "How to Create and Conduct High Impact Interactive Exercises"
Location: Alumni Gallery at the University of Kentucky William T. Young Library | 401 Hilltop Avenue | Lexington | KY | 40506
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Jimmy A. Nelson, Ph.D., CPLP was born and raised in Hot Springs, Arkansas. After achieving his Bachelors Degree in Biology & Chemistry, he held several technical and managerial positions in the paint / chemical industry. Then, in 1993, he made a radical change and began pursuing a career in the Learning & Development field. Dr. Jimmy is now a Learning & Organizational Development professional. He holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Development & Training, a Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology, has taught as an adjunct instructor for Belmont, Davenport and now Spalding Universities, is a "retired" Dale Carnegie® instructor, is a certified Franklin Covey Instructor and achieved his CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) from Association of Talent Development in 2010. Jimmy has implemented his unique style of organizational learning & development processes in a wide variety of organizations, as both a consultant and organizational leader. Jimmy lives near Louisville, Kentucky and is currently the Director, Organization Development & Leadership for Norton University (Norton Healthcare). He served as the VP Membership for the Middle Tennessee ATD Chapter in Nashville, is the Past President of the Kentuckiana ATD Chapter, and was elected to serve on the ATD NAC (National Advisory Council) for the South region in 2013. Dr. Jimmy is an expert in Organizational Culture, Talent Management Systems, Corporate University Processes, Human Resource Management, Coaching & Leadership. And, he specializes in Conflict Resolution and Advanced Teambuilding Skills. In his personal life, he enjoys hiking, remodeling houses, anything to do with the beach, boating, Geocaching, and especially travel abroad. He and his wife, Deborah, have three grown children and recently welcomed their first grandchild – Melanie Elizabeth into the family.
This meeting is open to all who are interested.