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'Announcing The 2012 Star Developer Award Winners ' from Your Talent@Work with Shawn Kent Hayashi

Announcing The 2012 Star Developer Award Winners

Posted: Sep 4, 2012

The Professional Development Group is thrilled to announce the 2012 Star Developer Award Winners are:

 * Jim DiCesare, Vice President of Contract & Regulatory Services, CFS Clinical

* Melissa Dietrich, Director of Business Development, Fernley & Fernley 

* Leslie Finnegan, Director of Radiology, Roxborough Memorial Hospital 

* Manny Garcia, Director of Hospital Training, Merck  

* Martie Garcia, Vice President of People Development, Pearson

The purpose of this award is to inspire people to help others grow, learn, and become leaders. By being an outstanding mentor, manager, leader, or guide to others, we develop our future leaders as Star Performers. People who are developers of others have a commitment to creating a positive future. By recognizing role models for developing others, The Professional Development Group intends to showcase what it takes for leaders to create high performing teams and a culture of collaboration.

In our nomination process, we asked: Do you know someone who is amazing at developing high performers? The winners were chosen to receive this prestigious award by The Professional Development Group's selection committee which includes:

  • Linda Bishop, Sr Vice President, Milestone Bank

  • Mary E. Glenn, Associate Publisher, Business Group at McGraw- Hill Professional

  • Matt Levy, Senior Global HR Lead - Talent Management, Johnson & Johnson

  • Maureen McQueen, Vice President, MetLife

  • Andrew Ward, PhD, Dean of the MBA Program at Lehigh University

  • Shawn Kent Hayashi, The Professional Development Group

You are invited to attend the award dinner celebration.

                                Star Developer Award

Date:                                  Wednesday, October 3, 2012      

Location:                            Saucon Valley Country Club

                                          2050 Saucon Valley Road

                                          Bethlehem, PA 18015  

Cocktail Reception  

& Professional Photos:        5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.     

 Sit-Down Dinner:               6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  

Awards Presentation:          7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

$80 per person. Please RSVP by September 26, 2012

To Register click here: RSVP to The 2012 Star Developer Award Dinner

contact: or 888-959-1188 x 87



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