Using talent management technology can empower individuals to make the highest-impact decisions regarding their own development paths.
Jeff leads a wide range of consulting engagements, making use of more than 15 years of experience in serving Fortune 500 clients and large government agencies. His clients have included Microsoft, Cisco Systems, JPMorgan Chase, Wachovia/Wells Fargo, Prudential, Assurant, John Hancock, CVS, John Deere, United Technologies Corporation, NASA, and the U.S. Courts. Jeff focuses on applications that support the full talent life cycle, starting with high performer competencies and role profiles. He has a special emphasis on selection strategies, tools and processes and has done extensive work in the areas of professional development, onboarding and orientation, performance management, and leadership assessment. Jeff also leverages best practice talent management expertise to design and implement online talent management applications.
Jeff’s experience prior to Cambria helped him establish a strong foundation for understanding of the human resources function and how it serves the needs of organizations. As an HR representative at Kerr Drug, a retail chain in the Southeast, he worked on processes related to the acquisition and integration of 190 new stores and assisted with selection efforts. He also worked in the HR function at retail brokerage firm Ferris, Baker Watts, where he focused on online recruiting, employee relations, and developing job descriptions.
Education, Professional Activities
Jeff holds a BS in business administration from Georgetown University, with a concentration in human resources management and a minor in psychology. He has presented at ASTD, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Linkage on topics such as building realistic job simulations and developing effective online orientation programs. His work in developing an online employee orientation for a client is featured in a Harvard Business School case on onboarding in professional service firms. Jeff also co-authored an article titled, “Project Manager and Program Manager: What’s the Difference?” published in Defense AT&L magazine (July-August 2008).