Professional Bio – Debi Davis

Independent Consultant                                      2007 – Present

Specializing in training, communication and marketing

Serving a small client base as an ad hoc team member on a variety of projects related to organizational change, market shift and new products. 

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MASTERS SKI SERIES Colorado                                                                               2001 – 2012

Membership Director Organize local ski races in association with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and International Ski Federation (FIS).  Achieved recognition for excellence and innovation in coordinating all aspects of this masters-level competition program.

 

DENTSPLY FRIADENT CERAMED

Lakewood, CO                                                                        2004 – 2007

Division of the world’s largest dental supply company

Associate Manager, Training and Events  

Coordinated internal training programs for approximately 100 employees, which included curriculum design and facilitation of non-technical training and new-employee orientation.  Also developed Continuing Clinical Education programs with dental Training Centers, including negotiating honoraria, arranging product support and measuring ROI.  Instrumental in designing, promoting and facilitating national and international corporate continuing education events.

·       Reduced turnover rate of the sales force by more than 30% within 18 months by designing structured multi-level product and sales training programs.

·       Ensured FDA compliance by re-writing and implementing a training policy and procedure to meet quality requirements for a Class I – III medical device manufacturer and distributor.

·       Enabled sales force to generate 30% of their new sales in 2006 by coordinating programs and attracting 2,800 pre-qualified dental practitioners to 68 training events.

·       Maximized personal productivity while engaging in 40% travel to develop training programs nationwide and facilitating international corporate events.

GOING UP                                                                           1997 – 2005

Launched business coaching/consulting practice

President /Owner                                                                                                                          

Contracted exclusively with Higher Ground Associates in consulting capacity, and coached independently.

·       Enhanced effectiveness of change strategies for management teams of Fortune 100 organizations by designing and implementing employee research: employee surveys, focus groups and communication audits.

·       Strengthened communication strategies to drive and support corporate objectives related to acquisition, merger and downsizing activities, through research and analysis.

·       Facilitated the founding of Higher Ground Associates, which served organizations such as:

o       John Deere

o       National Grid

o       Novartis Consumer Health

o       U.S. Disabled Alpine Ski Team

 
Towers perrin Denver, CO                                          1989 – 1996

Administrative Supervisor

MCI Denver, CO                                                                  1985 – 1986

Assistant to Marketing Director – West Region

3M COMPANY Chicago, IL                                                1976 – 1984

Benefits Administrator; HR Supervisor


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