Senior Training & Development Specialist
Organization and Employee Development

Alyssa has worked in higher education since 2010 and also has a professional background in business and non-profit management. Her education background includes:

  •  B.A. in Women and Gender Studies, University of Colorado Boulder
  • M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration, James Madison University


  • Gallup Certified CliftonStrengths Coach
  • VitalSmarts Certified Trainer for: Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, Getting Things Done, and the Power of Habit
  • Franklin Covey Certified Trainer for: Leading at the Speed of Trust, 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team, 4 Essential Roles of Leadership, 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager
  • Trained in Liberating Structures

Alyssa's main focus is employee learning and development. With Individualization as a top strength, Alyssa thrives on understanding the unique learning needs of individuals to create and deliver high impact solutions that positively impact behavior. She believes that when we focus on what’s ‘right’ with people, the outcome is a more engaged workplace, higher trust and better outcomes. Your natural talent matters. As a coach, she helps others see what is right with them and how they can do more of what they’re good at. In her free-time, Alyssa loves implementing “DIY” projects and growing a garden with her partner and young child. 

CliftonStrengths: Communication | Discipline | Individualization | Learner | Input