Presenters & Facilitators


More presenters & facilitators for the 2021 conference will be announced soon.

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Lynn Cowart

Chief Operations Officer, Talent Dimensions

Lynn Cowart has extensive experience working and consulting in senior‐level human resources positions for industries including financial services, aerospace, food service, and utilities. She has facilitated executive coaching, change management and strategic staffing initiatives for mid and senior level executives as well as career transition programs, retention and engagement strategies, assessment interviewing and training for all organizational levels.

As a consultant for Career Systems International, Lynn has led coaching programs and training events for an array of professional business clients. In addition, she has managed programs designed to instill culture changes within organizations by modifying behavioral tendencies within individuals

Lynn recently co-authored the book, Up is Not the Only Way – Rethinking Career Mobility, with Bev Kaye and Lindy Williams, challenging leaders and employees to re-imagine what it takes to achieve ultimate career success through a true mobility mindset.

Lynn received her MBA from the University of Connecticut. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Business and Communications from SUNY at Buffalo in New York. In addition, she has worked with the University of Pennsylvania on an MS in Organizational Dynamics. She is Lumina Learning certified, International Career Consultant (ICC) certified as well as qualified in Myers Briggs (MBTI).

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Cile Johnson

Chief Business Officer, Talent Dimensions

Cile has 20 years of experience helping organizations address their most important strategy…their talent development strategy. By focusing on the key drivers of retention and recognizing it is not a one-size-fits all proposition, she helps organizations discover how their strategic investments drive sustainable, competitive advantage. In her role as Chief Business Officer, Cile is responsible for sales and marketing, providing strategic direction for global client solutions and ensuring the organization's continued growth and success, as well as global expansion.

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Dr. Michelle Brown

Program Manager, Global ERG Network

Dr. Michelle Brown heads up strategy and operations for the Global ERG Network, In addition to her work on GEN, she oversees and assists in organizational processes and strategic implementations across Talent Dimensions, and recruits sponsors for the organization's annual conferences. She holds a doctorate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, a Masters in Transformative Organizational Leadership, and a Bachelors in Psychology.



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Philip Berry

Sr. Consultant, Talent Dimensions

Philip brings a uniquely in-depth perspective to cross-cultural talent development, diversity and inclusion, executive coaching, and personal branding.

Through a career in senior positions at Colgate Palmolive, the Clinton Foundation, Procter & Gamble, Digital Equipment Corporation, and the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, Philip understands the critical importance of workplace efficiency and satisfaction in executing a company's strategic goals. He has implemented organizational plans in over 60 countries around the world living abroad in Paris and working in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Russia. His contributions to business challenges such as strategic goal alignment, executive compensation, talent development, diversity and inclusion, and employee management following acquisitions are known as best practices across industries.

Philip's many contributions to organizational effectiveness have earned him awards from Crain's New York; the Feminist Press; Global HR News; the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce; and the National Hispanic Corporate Achievers, among others.

Philip holds an MBA from Xavier University, a master's degree in social work from Columbia University, a bachelor's degree from Queens College, and an associate degree from Manhattan Community College. He is certified by theInternational Coaching Federation and is a certified by New York City and New York State as a minority supplier.