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Traci L.

Day
www.linkedin.com/in/traciday 970.846.9439 traci.day1@gmail.com Chattanooga, TN 37415

SENIOR EXECUTIVE in Learning & Development | Leadership Development | Organizational Development

Profile

Possesses extensive experience in directing business operations and development functions for startup and established
organizations in highly competitive markets. Excels in conducting comprehensive analyses, identifying challenges, and
improving processes/systems to achieve performance excellence across functional and global units. Works effectively both
one-on-one and with large, diverse populations to increase productivity, revenues, and profits. Expertise spans:

Human Resources High-Performance Team Building Talent Optimization & Engagement Staff Training & Mentoring
Leadership Assessment & Coaching Strategic Planning & Forecasting Project & Program Management Budgeting
Employee & Client Relations Business & Relationship Development Marketing & Advertising Communications
Risk & Issue Resolution Benchmarking Cultural Change & Transformation Policy & Procedure Development
Microsoft Office Windows & Mac OS X QuickBooks Prezi Raisers Edge PeopleTrak PeopleSoft CRM Apps

Career Track

TDAY INDUSTRIES, LLC, Chattanooga, TN provider of strategic talent development solutions


Founder & Owner ........................................................................................................................................................................................2014 to Present
Designs and implements leadership and management programs for diverse organizations. Evaluates client requirements for
corporate education and proposes innovative solutions. Partners with business leaders to establish processes and systems
for human capital planning, resource allocation, and performance management. Conducts team effectiveness sessions.
Coached executives from seven different organizations in a wide range of industries.
Improved the coaching, business partnering, and facilitation skills of multiple human resources leaders.
Built best-in-class learning and development/organizational development departments recognized for excellence in
delivering high-impact strategic programs.

WALDEN SECURITY, Chattanooga, TN provider of corporate and federal security services


Vice President of Organizational Development & Executive Leadership Team Strategic Partner ................................. 2016
Managed employee training/development, workforce analytics, and process improvements in addition to departmental
strategic planning, annual goals, budgets, timelines, and policies. Partnered with key stakeholders to enhance cross-functional
performance by aligning business objectives, SOPs, employee development, and resource allocation. Provided business
leaders with solutions for improving team effectiveness, bolstering organizational performance, and fulfilling goals.
Prepared and finalized a 2-5 year strategic learning and development plan for the 5,000-employee, $250M company
within 90 days of hire.
Developed and implemented programs that aligned the workforce with business strategies and augmented the overall
skills/knowledge of individuals, teams, and business units across the organization.
Researched and compiled a six-week learning program and 350-page manual for operations management.

WOOPLE, LLC, Chattanooga, TN provider of video-based employee education technology platform and career development services
Chief Executive Officer .................................................................................................................................................................................. 2014 to 2015
Promoted to provide vision, strategy, and leadership in driving marketplace growth. Controlled an operating budget of
$6M. Reported directly to the company owner. Supervised and motivated high-performing sales, administrative,
production, development, accounting, and property management staff. Served as the first point of contact for the
organization. Oversaw redesign and development of product and service offerings.
Proactively identified and mitigated operational weaknesses across all departments.
Facilitated completion of the redesign and deployment of product user experience.
Collaborated with team leaders to forge positive client relationships and enhance competitive position.

Director of Operations & Executive Coach ........................................................................................................................................ 2011 to 2014


Oversaw education center activities. Assisted in administering a $3M operating budget. Provided coaching support for
internal departments and local/state/national clients. Identified critical needs for process improvements to optimize
operational effectiveness. Executed leadership development initiatives. Provided diverse training and mentoring.

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WOOPLE, LLC, Chattanooga, TN provider of video-based employee education and reporting services
Director of Operations & Executive Coach (Continued) ........................................................................................................... 2011 to 2014
Designed and implemented a three-year strategic plan focused on ensuring continuous learning and development
opportunities for employees in all departments.
Launched and managed an internal certification program for continuous development.
Won the 2012 Employee of the Year Award in recognition of exceptional leadership.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF NORTHWEST COLORADO, Steamboat Springs, CO provider of youth learning and development opportunities
Northwest Colorado Region Community Outreach & Donor Development.................................................................. 2010 to 2011
Managed annual business goals, budgets, timelines, strategic planning, and resource allocation. Oversaw donor relations,
online giving, community education, public relations, staff training/development, marketing, publications, website development/
maintenance, proposals, and communications in addition to the annual fund campaign. Ran the GiftWorks database.
Recruited, trained, and organized 100+ volunteers to support fundraising activities and objectives.
Conceptualized and coordinated the first Be Great Brunch annual fundraiser, which earned recognition as the clubs
most successful event to date, bringing in more than $50K.
Delivered 70% growth in overall annual giving.

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION FOR THE YAMPA VALLEY, Steamboat Springs, CO provider of healthcare services support
Assistant Vice President of Development .......................................................................................................................................... 2008 to 2010
Held responsibility for strategic planning, special projects, marketing, advertising, publications, annual reporting, online
giving, volunteer coordination, and stewardship in addition to maintaining positive public, donor, and BOD relations. Ran
all communication and promotional materials, including brochures, pamphlets, letters, web pages, and newsletters.
Integrated the Blackbaud, Raisers Edge, and Special Events systems and databases across all departments.
Recruited, trained, and coordinated 150+ volunteers to support fundraising initiatives.
Fueled a 65% increase in overall annual giving.

WOODSTONE CONSULTING COMPANY, Steamboat Springs, CO advisor on leadership development and strategic planning
Client Development Director, Executive Performance Coach & Consultant ................................................................ 2005 to 2008
Led business development, resource allocation, and training activities to fulfill national and international goals. Developed
and administered leadership programs for a global client base of Fortune 500 companies and monitored contracts.
Earned the Diamond Award for implementing a corporate leadership model, performance standards, stakeholder
relationship programs, team effectiveness training, and continuous improvement processes.
Previously served as Group Vice President of Human Resources, Regional & Group Human Resources Manager, Recruiting
Supervisor, and Training Coordinator for Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, Minor in Journalism Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Business & Human Resources Management Institute for Human Resource Education, Rice University, Houston, TX

Training & Certifications


Human Capital Planning & Workforce Analytics Leadership Steamboat & Leadership Chattanooga Graduate
Organization Development & Design Performance Consulting
Internal Investigation Training (Dun & Bradstreet) Council on Education in Management Personnel Law
Leadership Development Program Strategy Instructional Development & Delivery
Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Instrument Certification Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certification
5 Dysfunctions of a Team Methodology OSHA Certification
Hiring & Firing Within the Law (LA/TX) Crucial Conversation Training
Woodstone Methodology EEOC Technical Assistance Programs

Community Involvement
Chattanooga Downtown Rotary Club Chamber Education & Workforce Committee
Junior League of Chattanooga Chattanooga Womens Leadership Institute
LCAA, Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Girls Inc.
Women Mentoring Women Committee Chair ELT, American Heart Association Go Red for Women