John is a Human Resources and Talent Management leader with over 25 years of experience in Fortune 500 organizations. He has lead HR, Talent Acquisition and Talent Development functions within such companies as Cree, Quintiles, American Express, LabCorp and Pepsi. As the Founder and Principal Consultant of Talent Outcomes LLC, a Human Resources and Talent consultancy, John now focuses his passion on helping small business owners to maximize their investment in their talent through smarter people practices that drive better business results. John earned his MS in Industrial and Labor Relations, and BS in Journalism, from West Virginia University.
Joy Hodge is a thought leader in Human Resource Development (HRD) and talent management, with over 20 years’ experience in designing innovative strategies, products and solutions to boost the effectiveness of leaders, managers, employees and organizations. Joy directly impacted business results, organizational effectiveness, employee engagement and retention at Fidelity Investments and GlaxoSmithKline, and gained deep experience in managing HRD product development teams at Global Knowledge. She has advanced degrees in Adult Education and Learning and Development from NC State University.