After a thoughtful process and interviewing many worthy candidates, we would like to introduce our new Regional Director of Client Services, Lori Aberle Gentile! In her new role, Lori will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the WRC’s programming.
Lori Aberle Gentile builds dynamic, bleeding-edge global training programs from the ground up and knows first-hand the importance of remaining at the forefront of learning innovation. She attributes much of her career success to aligning Learning strategy to corporate business goals; and then building innovative, measurable and successful employee development programs.
Lori most recently served as President of LXA Consulting Group, a consulting firm specializing in Leadership Coaching and Learning & Development.
Prior to LXA Consulting Group, Lori was Senior Director of Learning and Development for Intel Security, formerly McAfee. In this position, Lori developed a competitive benchmarked strategy to accelerate high-performing outcomes through programs that blend classroom and technology-driven learning with mobile access. In just a few short years, teams under Lori’s leadership were recognized with ATD “BEST” and “Best Place to Learn”, SumTotal, LearnX Impact and Brandon Hall Excellence Awards.
As McAfee’s Senior Director of Global Sales Learning, and Senior Director of Technical Learning, Lori modernized training efforts throughout the sales, R&D, IT, and management sectors. Trainees have praised these programs as relevant, interactive and credible.
Lori has been at the helm of building top programs including Leadership Development, Employee Sales and Technical Product Education, New Employee Orientation and Training, and strategic selling skills. Her organization’s Sales Kick-Off training was awarded “Best Launch to Organization” by SumTotal, and McAfee’s Sales New Hire Program earned Dallas ATD’s “Best Place to Learn” and LearnX Impact awards.
Lori launched her career when co-founding Microbiz Corp., a software provider recognized by Inc. 500 as one of the “Fastest Growing Companies in America” with $9M in revenues. After selling this business, Lori held diverse training and L&D roles for technology firms including Audiovox Corporation, TEK Resources, and Magic Solutions.
Welcome, Lori! We’re so excited to have you on our team!