• April 9, 2019
HCMx Radio 115: Keeping a Diverse Leadership Pipeline Flowing

With over 20 years of experience working for Fortune 100 companies, including GE and Humana, Vivian successfully advanced in her career to GE’s Executive Band, representing the top 4% of executives in the company. Following a successful career with GE, she launched her current practice in 2009. She applies her extensive business, finance and leadership experience to coach and develop aspiring and established leaders in building high-performance, high-quality and high-service level organizations. Vivian is a prolific writer featured in professional, industry, and business publications, and published books have helped thousands of professionals succeed. She is the author of the book, “FuelForward: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward,” which reveals the inside secrets of career success, and a contributor to two books published by the Association for Talent Development Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You’ll Love,” and “Work the Problem: How Experts Tackle Workplace Challenges.” Vivian holds an MBA and B.S. in Business Administration and teaches aspiring leaders at the University of Louisville College of Business.



Topics and questions include

  • How do your leadership pipeline practices stack up?
  • Avoiding potential risks to developing an inclusive, high capacity pipeline of leadership talent.
  • 5 Risks affecting your leadership pipeline that your organization must avoid
  • Senior-level succession planning
  • Girls Scouts and leadership
  • From customer experience to employee experience to career experiences
  • Helping women begin the leadership journey
  • Millennials expect development opportunities
  • Changing expectations along the employee journey
  • Organizational culture and engagement
  • Special projects and community initiatives as opportunities for employee development
  • And more!

If you have questions about our discussion today or want access to our research, please contact us at success@brandonhall.comor visit www.brandonhall.com

We are going on our third year of hosting our Women in Leadership Summit – WIL19. The event will be held on May 1 & 2 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Club in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We hope to see you there!

Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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