A Leadership Development Model You Can Build On

Session Type: Convention, Management Workshop


Location: Convention CenterRoom Number: 052A

Available Dates & Times


Traditional strategies for developing your organization’s next generation of leaders are simply inadequate for the today’s business environment. The very best organizations embed and immerse the development of their leaders into the overall strategic development objectives for the organization. This program will discuss an overview of how to achieve this and provides a model for creating an organic and sustainable leadership development program.


  • Callanan, Michael

    Michael Callanan, Sr.


    Mr. Callanan is the principal owner of Michael Callanan Consulting Company. He served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mosaic Learning from January 1, 2015 to March 1, 2016. Mosaic Learning is a full-service, online technology company that develops custom learning management systems, training programs and solutions for a wide range of clients both inside and outside the construction industry. Previously, Mr. Callanan served as the Executive Director to the electrical training ALLIANCE (formerly National Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee) from September 1, 2004 to November 3, 2014. Since 1941 the electrical training ALLIANCE has served as the training arm of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). The electrical training ALLIANCE is responsible for developing the national curriculum and training materials for 40,000 apprentices in 300 training centers in the United States and Canada.
  • Luann Barndt

    Luann Barndt

    As Founder of Axiom Quest LLC, Luann aspires to help clients transform challenges into opportunities by tapping into embodied wisdom through the ‘felt sense’.

    A lifelong learner, Luann is working on her dissertation exploring learning through the body as a doctoral student in The George Washington University Executive Leadership Program in Human and Organizational Learning. Her passion is furthering our understanding of the relationship between somatic practices and body awareness, cognitive functioning, and emotional self-regulation.

    Understanding and engaging in embodied self-awareness has the potential to enhance our actionable learning so critical to thriving in our increasingly challenging world.

    A graduate of Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certification Program, Luann is also certified as a Master Somatic Coach (Strozzi Institute) and is credentialed as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF).  Additional training includes Body = Brain™; Leadership Embodiment (LE); Power of Embodied Transformation; Using Adult Development Theory to Coach Leaders; and Somatic Experiencing®. Additional certifications include Leadership Circle Profile™, Manager Edition and Leadership Culture Survey; Success through Observer, Action, Results (SOAR) Facilitator; Action Learning Coach; Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®); and Team Conversational Norms Diagnostic™.

    Luann earned three graduate degrees from the National War College; US Army Command and General Staff College; and The George Washington University in addition to her BS in Management from the US Coast Guard Academy.

    A proud Coast Guard veteran, married to a veteran, and mother of a US Army soldier, she actively supports active duty military members and veterans.