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Leaders as Teachers – Practical application at McCain Foods – Mary McNevin and Sheri Peitersen

  • 14 Jun 2011
  • 7:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Cambria Suites - Appleton, WI

Leaders as Teachers at McCain Foods, Johnsonville Foods & Associated Bank

In November 2009, the author of Leaders as Teachers conducted a NEW ASTD workshop in Appleton. Ed Betof explained how to orchestrate a leaders-as-teachers change process, prepare and recruit leaders to teach, and implement this remarkable concept.

Now, you can advance your understanding of Leaders as Teachers. Join us and learn how three Wisconsin organizations are moving forward with the process. Hear the stories of McCain Foods, Johnsonville Foods and Associated Bank. Learn about their successes and discover the challenges that they continue to face.

Be a part of an intriguing conversation on Leaders as Teachers that includes members of NEW ASTD and our panel of resource people. Add your own comments. Gain insights that you can use in your organization!

To register and pay online, click Here

About Our Panel

photo of Sheri PeitersenSheri Peitersen has held various roles in leadership development in global organizations for over 10 years. With McCain Foods Limited, she is Director of Global Leadership Development. McCain Foods Limited is the world’s largest producer of frozen French fries and specialty potato products with manufacturing facilities on six continents, sales to more than 130 countries and more than 20,000 employees globally.

At McCain, Sheri is responsible for designing, developing and managing global learning and development initiatives to create and sustain leadership excellence across the world. She works with all levels of leadership to identify and improve organizational effectiveness and align her initiatives to the strategic direction of the company.

photo of Cory BouckCory Bouck is the Organizational Development & Learning Group Leader at Johnsonville Sausage, LLC. He is a graduate of and former leadership instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy. Cory is a former Naval Flight Officer.

After earning his MBA from the University of Maryland, Cory went on to brand and event marketing management roles at General Mills, Newell-Rubbermaid, and Johnsonville Sausage. He joined Johnsonville's Organizational Development and Learning team in 2007 to create internal leader-development programs. Cory now leads the OD function, and is responsible for member (employee) development, technical training, team performance improvement, and organizational leadership coaching. The team’s goal is “To demonstrate the results of our services with the rigor of an innovative business unit."

He tweets as @CoryBouck.

Penn Vieau is the VP-Manager of the Learning & Development Department at Associated Bank. Penn is responsible for the co-design, implementation, delivery and ongoing evaluation of colleague learning and development programs as well as coaching managers for learning transfer to the workplace.

Penn completed his BS degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has over 13 years of banking experience. The majority of Penn’s experience has been as an Executive Sales Manager and he has recently transitioned into Learning and Development. Penn has a strong passion for helping others reach their full potential.


8:00 - 8:15 am

Registration and Networking
Hot & Healthy Breakfast Buffet

8:15 - 8:30 am Announcements and Introduction of the Panel
8:30 - 9:30 am

Sheri, Cory and Penn describe the Leaders as Teachers process at McCain Foods, Johnsonville Foods and Associated Bank.

9:30 - 10:30 am Questions from participants and answers from Sheri, Cory and Penn.


Through June 12:
Register Online*
After June 12:
Register Onsite
Members $20 $25
Non-Members $30 $35




Our sponsor is Cambria Suites.

* Cancellation Policy: Registrants may cancel and receive a full refund prior to two working days before a program. Registrants who cancel within the two-day period will be charged. No-shows will be charged.

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