Beverly Kaye founded Career Systems International (CSI) more than thirty years ago, and it has become a global leader in developing and delivering innovative, action-based talent management solutions. With an emphasis on engagement and retention, as well as its flagship offerings in career development, Career Systems International supports organizations globally. Bev was honored with the Distinguished Contribution award from the Association for Talent Development for her groundbreaking and continual contributions to workplace learning. Her first book, Up Is Not the Only Way, continues to be a classic in the career development field. Her recent book, coauthored with Julie Winkle Giulioni, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, maintains that status. Her latest book coauthored with Sharon Jordan-Evans, is Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss: A Manager’s Playbook. She earned her doctorate at UCLA. Bev is a transplanted Jersey girl who has made her home in Los Angeles with her husband, Barry; her daughter, Lindsey; and her dog, Roxy. She is a frequent keynote speaker.
Sharon Jordan-Evans, president of the Jordan Evans Group, is a pioneer in the field of employee engagement and retention. She works with the people companies can least afford to lose—their high-performers. Sharon is a sought-after keynote speaker for Fortune 500 companies such as American Express, Boeing, Disney, Lockheed, Microsoft, Monster, and Universal Studios. She has a master’s degree in organization development and is a certified executive coach.
Sharon also serves as a resource for a number of national media, including National Public Radio (NPR), Business 2.0, Chief Executive, CIO, Harvard Management Update, Working Woman, Investor’s Business Daily, Business Week, and the Los Angeles Times.
Sharon was born in the Northwest and now lives in Cambria, California, with her husband, Mike, and a very smart shih tzu named Oreo. She has four grown children and five adorable grandchildren.
To learn more about Sharon’s work and to view her speaker video, visit her website at www.jeg.org.