Dr. Whitcomb is a management consultant, business broker, and commercial real estate advisor with SVNMiller in Salisbury MD. She specializes in the disposition and acquisition of businesses where real estate owners operate a business on premise. She is also an academic program developer at Salisbury University currently working on the entrepreneurship program which is designed to provide a robust education for those wishing to start and grow a profitable business.

She has a background in business process reengineering, operations analysis and management, and change management. She frequently employs training and development, especially online programs to facilitate continuous process improvement and sustained growth. Her management experience and educational background have provided her with an opportunity to directly apply a variety of growth strategies for small to mid-size businesses.

Her educational background, and decades of management consulting experience provides her with a breadth of knowledge concerning growth strategies, knowledge management and transfer, evaluation of training programs, and return on investment when engaging in growth initiatives. She has a wealth of change-management experience in the areas of people and processes and have worked with dozens of organizations to achieve major transformation primarily through learning and knowledge management initiatives.

Summary of Qualifications

• Twenty years of business experience in management and marketing, business process analysis and design, organization development, change management and workforce training.
• Ten years of direct, personal online learning experience including a variety of business courses and doctoral-level courses in adult learning and curriculum (ISD) for adult learners
• Extensive experience in workforce reengineering, learning plan development and learning management systems (LMS) configuration and implementation – including content and knowledge repositories. Eight years of experience in training and development, consulting, project management including curriculum development, content design and deployment, and facilitation of online, blended, and instructor led courses to adult learners in diverse settings.

She has a BSBA, an MBA and a PhD in Applied Management and Decision Sciences.

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