Relationship building is Stephanie Rayburn’s superpower. Her passion for knowledge transfer and helping others reach their full potential makes her a champion resource for business leaders, and fellow women, whose focus is business growth and culture alignment. Stephanie creatively leverages her skillset in human resources, leadership, foodservice, inclusion, and safety to have a positive impact on any business. She provides clients with insights regarding mentoring, safety and prepares budgetary recommendations that meet departmental goals and provides for effective resource management. She is adept in training processes, managing the development, validation, and implementation of instructor-led, web-based, and blended delivery methods, applying research innovations and trends in learning techniques, technologies, and practices. Stephanie has a knack for creating novel solutions to problems and evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing issues.
Stephanie employs her 25+ years of business/leadership development, branding, and customer engagement to establish best practices for training/onboarding and HR/Safety/food compliance. Her expertise is sought after to facilitate seminars on a variety of topics, such as inclusion, strategic alignment, and leadership within the oil/gas industry as well as retail management. Stephanie has led HR initiatives for companies including Marathon Petroleum, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Stitch Designers, Giant Oil, and Speedway. She led the design, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and strategies tailored to meet program goals and organizational development needs.
Within her past roles, Stephanie has planned, developed, and provided training and team development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as ILT, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops. Stephanie has developed & implemented measurement criteria to assess effectiveness of training, and report compliance metrics to the leadership team. She also evaluated strategies and programs to measure the achievement of established business goals. She has defined change management processes to improve business performance and evaluated existing business systems and recommended improvements. Stephanie is well-versed in the various educational and training requirements of all agency programs to maximize the PDP and 360 Compass initiative across all lines of business. Stephanie led the build of a learning and development (L&D) methodology and framework including the Learning Management System (LMS) strategy, processes, templates, and tools to build sustaining capabilities across the organization.
Stephanie achieved her BS in HR Management, with Organizational Development focus, from Franklin University in Columbus, OH and her Associates in Business Management Technology from Clark State Community College. While born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, she has returned to Dayton, OH where her village includes 5 children, 6 grandchildren, and an extra-large dog. Stephanie loves board games and keeping up with the kids’ sporting events.
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