Vice President | Talent, Organization Development Northwestern Mutual
Raj is a strong architect of human resources focused strategies and practices and am passionate about continuous learning which is fueled by his curiosity of new ideas and practices. He is drawn to creativity and diversity of thought, and has a spirit of collaboration towards the aim of creating integrated human resources solutions. Raj balances his professional career with a great family life consisting of a wonderful wife and two great boys.
Art has 35 years of designing, developing and delivering technology and leadership education in a variety of instructor-led and e-learning formats. He has worked for two multinationals, a startup and a non-profit. Notable firsts include the world’s first robotics and machine vision training for factory operators, and mobile learning laboratories for factory education. Awards were received for the first virtual reality applications in factory education ( Meckler Media), a global design, development and delivery process ( ISPI), a global systems availability curriculum. Art also received the Motorola University Presidents Award. Art has taught part time for Lake Forest University and Loyola University in their MBA programs in Human Resources and at DeVry University. Current work at Baxter includes solutions for customer service centers, quality simulations for business leaders and standards for global deployment of performance solutions.
Deborah has the experience and knowledge to take risks and create organizational value by linking vision and purpose to business results. She has 15 years of demonstrated experience and high level skill in designing and leading global talent management, leadership development and organizational effectiveness programs and interventions.
Deborah has superior analytic and communication skills, highly flexible and adaptable with a broad range of experiences across Regions, Functions and Businesses. She is proactive, approachable individual able to win the respect of people at all levels in the organization through leadership, intelligence, hard work and presence.
Michael is an HR leader with extensive experience in talent management, learning, organizational development and change management. A strong learning leader who defines and drives HR strategies to achieve business goals and enhance productivity through teams.
Steve is responsible for ensuring that Walgreens demonstrates cultural and workforce diversity. He takes the lead on directing activities to help serve diverse markets and populations, including customers in medically underserved areas, food deserts and urban areas. In addition, Steve will also help strengthen relationships with diverse suppliers and communities.
steve spent seven years with Monster.com, where most recently he was Chief Diversity Officer and vice president of diversity and inclusion. Prior to that, he was co-president, co-founder and chief operating officer for Road to College, the first web-based admission counseling service in the country. Earlier in his career, he was senior assistant director of multicultural admissions at Boston College, his alma mater.