Category Archives: Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight – EDDIE RAYBORN

By Diane Fox, ATD Detroit Chapter Member Meet Eddie Rayborn, a new member to the ATD Detroit Chapter. Eddie is currently a Jr. Corporate Trainer at Meridian Health Plan where he has been employed in his first corporate training role, … Continue reading

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Member Spotlight – DIANE FOX

by ATD Detroit Board Members Johnnie Thayer and Laura Vavrek This month’s Member Spotlight features DIANE FOX, Training Manager at MotorCity Casino Hotel. Had you met Diane 10 years ago, you would have had the pleasure of meeting a dedicated, … Continue reading

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Alita Bluford

This month’s Member Spotlight features ALITA BLUFORD, Learning & Development Specialist, North American Bancard by Guest Author & ATD Detroit Member, Joan Allesee I recently had a chat with Alita Bluford at North American Bancard in Troy, MI. There’s so … Continue reading

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Valerie Santoro

Interviewed by Laura Vavrek, President Elect ATD Detroit   This month, the spotlight is shining on Valerie Santoro, an ATD Power Member holding ATD membership since December 2013 and ATD Detroit membership since February 2014. Since joining us locally, Valerie … Continue reading

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Barbara Boldt

This month’s Member Spotlight features BARBARA A. BOLDT, Owner/Trainer, Dynamic Global Communication LLC and Ecole Ploytechnique Federale de Lausanne by Guest Author & ATD Detroit Member, Joan Allesee Have you ever met someone who you thought would make the most … Continue reading

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Jeffrey Hill

Interviewed by Esther L. Jackson, VP of Membership Detroit ATD is pleased to welcome Jeffrey Hill aboard! Jeffrey currently runs Jae Louis Media & Entertainment, a firm that specializes in producing commercials, videos, and related media tools. In addition to … Continue reading

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New Member Spotlight: Heinz Plaumann, PhD

Dr. Heinz Plaumann, Technical Manager, BASF,  joined the Detroit-ATD in January 2015. Heinz has over 34 years of experience in the Chemical and Plastics industries, with advanced degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Heinz has been with the BASF Corporation for over … Continue reading

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April Member of the Month – Claudia VonDrak

April’s chapter member of the month is Claudia VonDrak.  She is a Performance Improvement Consultant at University of Michigan Health Systems, on the Learning and Performance Improvement Team.   Claudia is one of the first people I met at the GDASTD. … Continue reading

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Member of the Month – Susan Johnstal

This Member of the Month is a stellar example of a Learning and Development professional.  Susan Johnstal is the Material & Customer Services Manager for Facility Management at the Chrysler Group.  She did not start her career in this field, but has made quite … Continue reading

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Member of the Month — Patty Howard

If you’ve been to a chapter meeting lately, you probably know Patty Howard — if not by name then definitely by face.  Patty is a Courseware Developer at AAA Life Insurance, but she also serves on the GDASTD Board of … Continue reading

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