HELPING ORGANIZATIONS & INDIVIDUALS IMPROVE PERFORMANCE
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Our Team

Alison Whitmire, P.C.C

President

Alison Whitmire is the President of Learning in Action Technologies, a company committed to her passion of making the non-conscious conscious. Alison holds certifications from two different accredited coach training programs and is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Alison has coached more than 100 CEO’s over the last ten years, logging over 5,000 paid coaching hours.

Alison was also a Chair for Vistage International for 8 years, running CEO roundtables and coaching CEOs. She has an MBA from the University of Chicago and has worked for several Fortune 500 companies. She has organized multiple TEDx Conferences and also been a TEDx speaker.

Alison is an authority in the area of Developmental Emotional Intelligence, focusing on our innate capacity for emotional intelligence, how it’s influenced by the relationships in our lives and how we can develop it through conscious awareness. Alison develops innovative curriculum and facilitates the training of coaches and leadership development professionals in the understanding and application of Emotional Intelligence concepts and tools in classes across North America.

Corrie Weikle

Training and Customer Care

Corrie worked previously in the Sustainability Consulting industry, where she focused on client relationship management, leadership, and developing holistic training programs. Corrie holds a Bachelors in Psychology and Environmental Studies, and she is currently studying to become a certified coach.

Corrie is passionate about transforming this world into a more resilient and emotionally intelligent place. She has dedicated her life to growing sustainable, relationship centric, vibrant communities through creating awareness, communicating effectively, and approaching life with a lens of understanding and intention.

Kris Harty

Director of Brand, Content, and Community

Kris Harty brings a breadth and depth of business experience to us, especially in the areas of marketing and communications. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications – public relations. She has worked extensively in the corporate world, as well as with startups, entrepreneurs, small business owners, nonprofit organizations, and social enterprise.

Kris is a lifelong learner, overcomer, and continually strives to reach new personal heights. Her passion is to encourage organizations and people to push past limitations and overcome their own obstacles, internally and externally. She founded her own company as an inspirational speaker, author, blogger, radio show host and producer, and product creator. She guides our company and inspires our clients to be the best they can be, and to persevere in our increasingly complex, and sometimes crazy, world.

Kyle Bennett

Director of Marketing and Customer Experience

Kyle Bennett is a modern-day Renaissance Man. Kyle follows his passions, often through ‘just in time’ learning, to earn expert status in the diverse fields of study that interest him. He digs deep to continually educate himself on user design, customer research, marketing, and technology. His knowledge and experience in these areas make life better and easier for our clients and our team.

Some of his varied accomplishments include constructing an industry-leading app for flute fingering charts; designing websites; coding; building a 3D printer; becoming the youngest journeyman in North Dakota’s history; house flipping; completing self-study courses in learning, emotional intelligence, lean start-ups, and design elements. Kyle has also lived in Germany for a year, and together with his wife, chose a new last name to share when they married.

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Jeannine B. Hall, MA

EQ Profile Debrief Specialist 

Jeannine has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of human development, education, corporate training and business operations. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota and operated a successful private psychotherapy and consulting practice for 16 years. She relocated to Seattle in 1996 and received her Masters Degree in Applied Behavioral Science at the Leadership Institute of Seattle, Basytr University. During the past 10 years, Jeannine’s work has included teaching career development coursework at the college level and consulting in the areas of change management, emotional intelligence and career development. She joined Learning in Action in 2004.

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