2020 Leadership Team


LauraAnn Migliore, Ph.D. - President

Dr. LauraAnn Migliore is an experienced talent development leader, innovative researcher, and inspiring educator, specializing in research methodology and design.   Her professional background includes over 30-years diverse work experiences in the automotive industry, as well as experiences in other industries such as higher education, consulting, healthcare, and non-profit. Send email to LauraAnn   




Maureen Bello - Administrator

Maureen Bello provides administrative support to the ATD Southwest Florida chapter. Maureen has been working in the medical field for the last 8 years between Dade and Lee County. She graduated 

from Hodges University with Master of Science degree in Health Service Administration. Former Philosophy instructor with major in Bioethics from Havana University, Cuba. Maureen develops a strong sense of devotion for education and the nonprofit sector. Send email to Maureen   


Paloma Tweet - VP Membership

Paloma Tweet provides support to potential and existing members of the ATD Southwest Florida chapter. Paloma is a Learning & Development professional and has been working in the field for the last 7 years. She currently serves as the Learning & Development Manager for Minaya Learning Global Solutions, a corporate training services company based in Cape Coral, FL. Over the years, Paloma has designed and developed training curriculum for a variety of delivery formats including instructor-led training, online modules, virtual instructor-led training, and video for clients in the automotive, aerospace, healthcare, retail, telecommunication, financial and early childhood education industries. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is a former teacher. Paloma is passionate about instructional design; it is a perfect blend of creativity and design, science and technology and helping people grow their capabilities.  

Send email to Paloma   


Janner Holliday, MSML - VP Programming

Janner Holliday, MSML manages Learning, Development and Policy at 21st Century Oncology, part of the GenesisCare global group. Janner holds a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Human Resource Management and a dual discipline master’s degree in Management and Leadership, with over 30 years of domestic and international work. He is deeply committed and passionate about helping guide others towards meaningful change in their professional and personal lives.

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Aaron Hohman, CPLP - VP Technology

Aaron Hohman supports the ATD Southwest Florida chapter's technology and online presence. Aaron is a learning and talent leader with over 12 years' experience designing, facilitating and evaluating the impact of learning programs. Aaron serves as a learning architect for United Rentals in addition to supporting United's performance and talent review processes. Aaron is passionate about coaching and helping people grow and has been a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance since 2017. Ask Aaron for more information about CPLP, APTD and other certificate programs from the ATD Certification Institute.  Send email to Aaron    



Susan Minaya, M.Ed., CPLP, SCRM-SCP - VP Communications

Susan Minaya is the COO of Minaya Learning Global Solutions LLC, a training and education services company providing consulting services; training and course development resources to Fortune 500 companies around the globe, nonprofit and academic institutions. She has 30 years of learning and development experience as a strategic consultant, corporate learning executive, instructional designer and instructor working in a broad spectrum of industries.

Susan holds a Master in Education in e-Learning Technology and Design, a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (HRM-SCP) certification from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and a Certified Performance and Learning Professional (CPLP) certification from the Association for Talent Development (ATD).   Send email to Susan   


Vern Schellenger - VP Treasury 

Vern Schellenger is an accomplished HR/Learning & Development professional with a career spanning 40 years.  He has worked in organizations as diverse as Dunkin' Donuts, the American Chemistry Council, Lee Hecht Harrison, the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and the American Bankers Association. Vern’s current focus is on career development and as principal consultant with Contacts Count (www.contactscount.com).  He is also an adjunct professor at FSW. Vern earned his Masters degree in Leadership and Organizational Change at George Washington University.  He is a long-standing member of ATD.  Send email to Vern    



Joanne Cumiskey - Director at Large

Joanne Cumiskey is the founder of Vision Quest Leadership, LLC, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020. As an "award-winning" sales leader and learning professional, Joanne provides training, development, and motivational solutions to corporate and non-profit executives, leaders and teams throughout the United States. She has just launched VQ Business Builders as VQL's small business division servant the individual development needs for owners in Southwest Florida.

Joanne has served on numerous boards, including chapter president of the National Speakers Association of Michigan and Member-at-Large for ATD Detroit. She graduated from Michigan State University with honors and holds multiple learning industry certifications.  Send email to Joanne   


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