Jill E. Carter is a native of Utah residing in Salt Lake City. She is
a Human Resource Consultant to organizations throughout the Western
region of the Country.
Her primary customers are banks, utilities and government. Jill's areas
of expertise are compensation and employee development. Jill is an
adjunct professor at the University of Utah. She has a master's degree
in public administration and a bachelor's degree in political science.
As a Consultant, Jill spends a great deal of her time teaching
management and leadership skills, diagnosing organizational problems
and making recommendations related to teams, communication,
organizational dynamics issues and compensation. Prior to consulting,
she was employed with the State of Utah, National Semiconductor,
Questar Corporation and the University of Utah. When not working,
Jill finds herself spending time with her family and running, biking,
hiking and enjoying the outdoors.
Ken Embley is an Associate Instructor and Consultant for the Center
for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) at the University of Utah.
His primary responsibility at CPPA is to provide outreach programs
tailored to meet the specific need of public and nonprofit
organizations. His areas of expertise include the facilitation,
consultation, instruction and administration of leadership, management
and organizational development programs and services.
Mr. Embley is an accredited Senior Professional in Human Resources
(SPHR), Human Resources Certification Institute; Alexandria, Virginia.
He has a Master in Human Resource Economics and baccalaureate degrees
in Political Science and Management, all from the University of Utah.
Pam has worked in the organizational management field for over twenty years. She is President of Gardiol & Associates, and works with Demarche Consulsing Group, Inc., Seattle, Washington. She works with organizational leadership in the private, public and non-profit sectors to design specific, hands-on methods to align their performance to their mission. Whether redesigning systems or cultures, or providing one-on-one coaching with business leaders and managers, she helps her clients create organizational environments that foster individual accountability and high performance. A sample of her clients includes the City of Seattle, Corbis, Utah State Government, and Nordstrom. She is an international trainer in business development, and is a past president of the Utah Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development. Pam uses her social science background in numerous ways both with her current clients, and with other groups in the community. She is recognized for her consistent success in using sound counseling skills to help her clients change their perceptions and behaviors to get better performance results in the workplace. She co-taught the Weber State University Divorce Group for over five years, and started two other such groups in non-profit organizations along the Wasatch Front. These groups served hundreds of individuals to learn better self-management and communication skills. Her work on the board of a mental health agency led to the writing of an anthology of stories about addictions. The book is a valuable resource for individuals and their families to find hope and answers for the challenges these experiences bring. Pam served for sixteen years on the Ogden City Planning Commission, and has represented higher education in international alliance negotiations throughout Europe.
She is on the faculty of the Utah and Seattle campuses for the University of Phoenix in graduate business programs, and is adjunct faculty at the University of Utah and Weber State University. Pam holds a Master´s degree in Organizational Management and a Bachelor´s degree in Social Work and Psychology.
Recipient of the National Leadership Award and honorary co-chair of
the National Business Advisory Council, Ron Vandermyde's business
experience includes 21 years of executive management service as
President and CEO of two corporations, Vice President and Executive
Vice President of three corporations. For the past 8 years, Ron has
served as President of Premiere Management Associates Inc., a
management consulting firm. Recently, he was inducted as a lifetime
fellow in Continental's National Who's Who of Executives and
Ron specializes in organizational development and assisting large
organizations to survive and remain healthy through global change.
He has a unique ability to get to the heart of key issues quickly
and to help executives and front line staff alike embrace vision
and passion for positive change. He regularly conducts retreats and
provides team development and training on all levels.
Ron has instructed in the Utah CPM program since 1996. He is
frequently called upon by management at all levels of state
government to assist in organizational and management development
and to solve complex issues. Ron is a Utah native who enjoys his
family and the varied grandeur of this state.