ABOUT

Ronda Davis
 

  • CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) through ATD (Association for Talent Development)
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certified through PMI (Project Management Institute)
  • RYT 200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) Certified through Yoga Alliance
  • CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Associate, CIW Professional, and Master CIW Site Designer Certified
  • Over 5 years of experience managing a team of training and development professionals
  • Over 15 years of experience in the research, design, development, and delivery of technical training programs
  • Over 14 years of experience in all phases of the web application design and development process
  • Lover of technology (Mac and PC) who is a quick learner and works well in a team as well as individually
  • Excels at breaking down and explaining complex technical topics
  • Worked with methodologies such as SDLC, ADDIE, and Agile/Scrum

Certifications & Awards

  • Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) – ATD (Association for Talent Development), October 2016 – Present
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) – PMI (Project Management Institute), 2011 – Present
  • RYT 200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) – Yoga Alliance, 2014 – Present
  • 2019 MicroPact iMPact Award (February 2019)
  • 2015 MicroPact Leadership Development Program Graduate
  • 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award – Junior Faculty of the Year, University of Phoenix
  • 2013 Faculty Merit Award, University of Phoenix
  • ITC Charlotte Outstanding Community Service Award from Charlotte Chamber of Commerce for work with TechConnect in 2005
  • Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) Associate, CIW Professional, & Master CIW Site Designer, 2007 – Present
  • Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (current)

Professional Experience

  • Training Manager at MicroPact, Inc (Herndon, VA) – June 2013 – Present
  • Senior Technical Trainer at MicroPact (Herndon, VA) – January 2013 – June 2013
  • Consultant at Elevation 52, LLC – May 2017 – Present
  • Associate Faculty at University of Phoenix (Washington, DC,  Campus) – January 2013 – April 2017
  • Senior Trainer (Federal Contractor at the U.S. Energy Information Administration) at U.S. Department of Energy (Washington, DC) – March 2012 – December 2012
  • Consultant at Eagle Training & Development, LLC (Greensboro, NC) – October 2003 – March 2012 (formerly RD Web Studios)
  • E-Business Learning Consultant (Contractor) at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (Charlotte, NC) – September 2011 – March 2012
  • Technical Trainer at iContact Corporation (Morrisville, NC) – June 2010 – September 2011
  • Web / Information Technology Instructor at ECPI University (formerly ECPI College of Technology) (Greensboro, NC) – June 2007 – June 2010
  • PHP Developer (Contractor) at Cisco Systems (Research Triangle Park, NC) – October 2007 – February 2008
  • Consultant at AlumiWorks (Randleman, NC) – January 2007 – September 2007
  • Web Developer at Wachovia Corporation (acquired by Wells Fargo) (Charlotte, NC) – June 2003 – February 2006

Professional Involvement

  • Metro DC Chapter of ATD (Association for Talent Development)
    • 2019 Director of Operations & Technology
    • 2018 Director of Operations & Technology
  • ATD (Association for Talent Development), formerly ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) – Member & Volunteer
  • PMI (Project Management Institute) – 2012 – 2019 Member
  • Washington DC Chapter of the PMI (Project Management Institute) – 2012 – 2019 Member
  • ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) – 2012 – 2019 Member
  • ACM-SIGITE (Special Interest Group for IT Education) – 201-2 – 2019 Member
  • Capella University ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Student Chapter – 2012 Charter Member and Vice-Chair
  • Energy Toastmasters (U.S. Department of Energy Toastmasters chapter) – 2012 Sergeant at Arms
  • WOWMasters (iContact Corporation Toastmasters chapter) – 2011 Vice President of Education
  • ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) Triad of NC Chapter – 2010-2011 Vice President
  • Research Triangle Area ASTD Member (2010 – 2011)
  • Greensboro Jaycees (Leadership and Community Service Organization)
    • 2007 Vice President of Individual Development
    • 2006 Vice President of Communications;
    • 2005 – 2010 Member
  • Carolina IT Professionals Group (2003 – 2006)

Education

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Master of Science in Information Technology and Management, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management, 2003
I love to learn – about technology, learning, and whatever interests me!

Some training sessions I have participated in include:

  • ATD (Association for Talent Development) International Conference & Exposition
  • Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition
  • ATD Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC)
  • ATD Coaching Certificate
  • ATD Managing Learning Programs Certificate Program
  • ATD Introducing Human Performance Improvement Certificate Program
  • LifePower Yoga Teacher Training (200 hours)
  • Prison Yoga Project Trauma Informed Training
  • Telling Ain’t Training – Harold D. Stolovitch
  • 10 Steps to Successful Training – Elaine Biech
  • Social Media for Trainers – Jane Bozarth
  • Stop Winging It: Project Management for Trainers – Lou Russell
  • Train the Trainer
  • PhD Project Annual Conference
  • SAS Enterprise Guide: Querying and Reporting
  • SAS Programming: Essentials
  • WordCamp RDU (WordPress conference)
  • NC jQuery & JavaScript Camp
  • BarCamp (Technology conference)
  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course (BRC)