Missouri State University

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Julie Cummings

Julie Cummings, SPHR

Julie Cummings

Julie has served as a Human Resources Manager for over 12 years in several industries including manufacturing, distribution and financial services. She has been intimately involved with and assisted company efforts during several mergers and acquisitions to ensure effective communication, thorough application and achievement of company strategic initiatives. She has provided company wide training on a variety of topics to help managers and employees excel in their individual and team performance.

She received a BS in Management with a Minor in Marketing as well as an MBA from Missouri State University. She received her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Society of Human Resources Management in 1996 and her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification in 1998. She is a board member of the Springfield Area Human Resources Association (SAHRA) and serves as their Communications Chair. She is a certified facilitator for Development Dimensions International (DDI) and Zenger Miller.

Julie currently serves as Human Resources Director for BKD, LLP .

Dale McCoy

Dale McCoy

Dale McCoyDale McCoy is a Training & Organization Development Practitioner, specializing in human performance improvement and leadership cultivation through learning and development strategies that yield measurable, data-driven, client-specific business results.

After managing a multi-million dollar retail sales operation in Los Angeles, CA for eight years, Dale gained extensive experience as a Human Resources Development Specialist with MCI Telecommunications, and as Manager of Training & Development with UnitedHealthcare Operations.

Before launching his independent practice in July, 2001, Dale was Professional Services Manager of Training Development for Ineto, Inc., a web-based customer relations technology solution company headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Dale is a certified Zenger-Miller Master Trainer and a certified facilitator of Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.  He is certified by the Consulting Psychologists Press to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and by Personnel Decisions International (PDI), to administer the 360-degree Profiler.

Dale is a graduate of Drury University in Springfield, MO, and has a Master of Science degree in Education & Online Teaching and Learning from California State University East Bay.

Dale is a member of the American Society of Training & Development, as well as the Society of Human Resources Management and the Organization Development Network.

Dale lives in Springfield, Missouri with his wife, Mary, their two children, Max and Chelsea, and their dogs, Roxy and Nelson.

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Scot Scobee

Scot R. Scobee, SPHR

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Scot R. Scobee, SPHR, Assistant Director, Management Development Institute, Missouri State University

Scot is a seasoned business administration and human resource professional with over 20 years experience with a special emphasis in compensation, performance management, conflict resolution, strategic planning, workers' compensation, safety and training and development. Scot has held upper management positions with profit and non-profit organizations in manufacturing, hospitality and charitable giving.

Scot is an enthusiastic trainer able to deliver high impact training to front-line, mid and senior level employees. He has designed and delivered multiple management and safety programs resulting in cost reduction and performance improvement success across several disciplines including orientation programs, performance management, effective interviewing, employment law and supervision. Scot has a special aptitude in synthesizing complex employment law situations and implementing effective strategies that work.

Scot holds a B.S. degree in Human Resource Management from Missouri State University.