Strong partnerships with leaders across the organization help learning and development functions achieve positive business outcomes and create a learning culture. These partnerships require us to challenge leaders to be better and do better. We must give leaders a foundation, show them how to collaborate, and inspire them to do the right things every day.
In this talk, Malissia will share her approach and strategy as a key influencer, how she partners across the organization and with the c-suite to drive business results through training and development, and create a culture that is mission driven and focused on sustainable and adaptable solutions.
Malissia is the chief learning officer for BrightSpring Health Services. Malissia has an extensive background with 26 years of experience in developing strategic roadmaps for learning and organizational development to drive innovative learning and training best practices.
Malissia is responsible for BrightSpring’s learning organization status by driving a collaborative learning culture and building upon the company’s employer brand. She supports field initiatives that ensure standardized trainings, leadership development programs and other operational procedures, including performance evaluation, goal-setting, training and compliance. Malissia has significant experience in employee engagement and recognition programs, executive coaching, talent development and readiness initiatives, internship programs and developing mentorship and education opportunities to successfully move BrightSpring forward into the future as a learning organization. Before joining BrightSpring, Malissa served as HR Senior Manager for Readiness and Centralized Training, Project Manager and Integrated Business Planning Coach at Yum! Brands along with previous information technology and field-related roles.