Currently, Ms. Curtis is the principal consult with Dragon Slayer HR, a consulting practice focused on employee development, leadership coaching, and performance management. She has worked with companies such as: The PGA Tour, the National Football League, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, the Collegiate Licensing Corporation, as well as other companies, not-for-profits, professional organizations, and individuals. She has delivered programs to emerging leaders, entrepreneurs, senior executivess on topics such as staff motivation, time management, business development stategies, human resources and talent development topics.
She is a graduate of Athens State College in Athens, AL and holds a BSBA with a focus in Management and Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change (MPS–OD&C) from Penn State.
She started her career with the Department of the Army in 1983 holding positions with the Deputy Finance Officer, the Restone Arsenal Support Activity, the Command Historian's Office of the Ordnance Missile & Muntions Center, and the Under Secretary of the Army for Research Development and Acquisition.
In 1994, she started Endless Possibilities Consulting with three partners and specialized in Organizational Development, Lean Six Sigma, Health & Safety Compliance Training, and Engineering Services. In 1998, she relocated with the company to Jacksonville, FL where she was also on-staff staff at the Jacksonville Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce as the Regional Director of the Procurement Technical Assistant Center.
After leaving the Chamber in 2000, her firm was hired to produce a number of event management projects for the PGA Tour Licensing Division, the international real-estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield’s Industrial Development Division, as well as number of other government and commercial concerns.
In 2004, after the unexpected death of her business partner and Chief Technical Officer, she took some time off to reasses her business and personal focus. She was recruited by a national retailer to serve as a regional new store opening trainer and worked in that capacity until the corporation filed for bankruptcy in 2009.
Ms. Curtis again, took time off to assess her personal career and business goals and determined that it was time to return to North Alabama. During this time, Ms. Curtis was the patient advocate for three family members who were all hospitalized simultaneously in three different hospitals in two cities located 100 miles apart. After getting everyone back on their feet again, Ms. Curtis again launched a re-careering effort and began working for a regional staffing organization as an Area Marketing Representative. Ms. Curtis was recruited by one of her clients to restructure the HR department of an enviornmental service firm with office located in four states.
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