Affiliates Advisory Board

Affiliate Advisory Board: Support From Training Experts

Leveraging Experience To Drive Impact

To ensure that every management training program is relevant and helpful to the end user, we organized a board of specialists in management training. Because all of our training solutions are sold exclusively through our Affiliate Partners, it is vital for us to have a board of manager training specialists to represent the voice of our Affiliates. The experience, input and feedback of the 10 Affiliates on our Advisory Board enable us to create products, comprehensive solutions and beneficial management training programs that best meet the needs of our Affiliates’ clients.

The Affiliate Advisory Board

Janet Frazer

Janet Frazer – Janet has managed her own training firm ( for over 25 years serving all sectors of business, government and education. Having an undergraduate degree in Business and an advanced degree in Leadership and Educational Policies, she is a Past President of the Chicago Chapter of the Association for Talent Development. Since 1989 Janet has participated in various sales and advisory roles for Vital Learning.

Susan Stamm

Susan Stamm – Susan is the President of The TEAM Approach (, a 25-year-old team and leadership development firm based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is the host of Bookends Book club, featuring best selling leadership authors and the Mentoring Director for the Central PA Chapter of ATD. She’s the author of "42 Rules of Employee Engagement" and a contributing author to "10: The Top Tens of Employee Engagement". She is currently pursuing her Graduate degree in La Salle Universities “Instructional Technology Management” program.

Tim Sieck

Tim Sieck – Tim is a principal partner with On Target Talent ( On Target Talent is a professional services firm based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa specializing in helping organizations assess, develop, and retain key talent. Before starting On Target Talent, Tim was a founding partner of Skywalk Group, an HR and OD consulting firm, and prior to that, he was a Director of Consulting at the Novations Group where he applied his extensive experience in employee development, career development, and HR processes to Fortune 500 companies. In addition, Tim is an adjunct faculty member at Upper Iowa University.

Dr. Elizabeth Fried

Dr. Elizabeth Fried – Dr. Fried is the president of N.E. Fried and Associates, Inc. ( and She is a Board Certified Coach (BCC) and was ranked in 2012—for the third year running—as one of the top 15 most influential coaches in the world by She works with C-Level and other senior corporate executives and their teams, providing executive coaching and leadership development programs. Dr. Fried has been president of her own human resources consulting firm for 32 years and is currently serving as on the board of the San Diego Professional Coaches Alliance as immediate past president after serving a two-year term as president.

Mary Jo Huard

Mary Jo Huard – Mary Jo is the owner of Southwest Training Institute (, a training and facilitation company, founded in 1988. Ms. Huard works with companies in all areas of employee development including leadership development, creativity, team building, customer service, sales/negotiation, and 360 coaching. Her offerings have a presence in over 30 countries around the world and a suite of materials that are available in more than 35 languages. Her work includes the design of high-impact solutions involving all functions and levels of the organization.

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