Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 18, 2006
The learning and performance improvement innovator, Interaction Associates (IA), today named human resources and leadership development industry veteran Kevin Murnane to a senior consultant role in Chicago.
Murnane has more than 20 years of HR sales, consulting, assessment, marketing, software and services expertise. He joins IA as part of an effort to address strong growth for the firm in the Chicago and Midwestern markets.
Interaction Associates is a national leader in learning and performance improvement, with more than 40 years experience helping clients build collaborative capability to produce extraordinary results -- specifically to develop strong leaders, attract top talent, improve critical business processes, and create or maintain productive work relationships.
“Kevin brings tremendous experience and passion to our work in the Midwestern market, especially in the key areas of HR transformation, leadership development, and organizational development,” said Linda Dunkel, CEO of Interaction Associates. “His background as a strategist in key arenas like HR transformation is pivotal for helping clients explore the most effective solutions for them,” said Dunkel.
Murnane’s background includes leadership and organizational development, change management, talent selection and development, employee performance, executive coaching, and succession management.
Murnane is the former founding partner of Behtrics Inc., which provides consulting and training that results in improved ROI and ROEI (return on emotional investment). He also was the senior vice president of business development for Pilat-NAI, a global provider of succession management and performance management software and consulting.
Kevin was also a Vice President of an international succession management, coaching and change management firm, as well as the director of services and strategic alliances director for an HR software start up firm.
Kevin is an eight-year veteran of Development Dimensions International (DDI) where he was a senior selection specialist responsible for complex Human Capital Management sales including competency based applicant tracking systems, international manufacturing start-ups, and global succession management and development.
Prior to DDI, Kevin was a regional vice president for an international communication and sales training company, where he created, conducted, and sold training, including executive coaching.
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree with High Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Kevin is currently teaching Redefining Organizations at Northwestern. He is a frequent guest lecturer and speaker at Universities and Corporate events.
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