Welcome to the ATD Long Island Website!

  Our next chapter event  is Thursday, May 19, 2016 6:00 PM

Building Strong Leadership Teams

What Works and What Doesn't

After the Course is Over: Quick and Inexpensive Ways to Extend Learning into the Workplace


Our Presenter: Rochelle Cooper

CEO, Cooper Management

Executive Coach, Leadership and Team Effectiveness


Networking and a light supper will precede the presentation.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Your ATD Long Island Board of Directors

Register Below:

Upcoming events

19 May 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • TriNet Group, Inc. (1305 Walt Whitman Rd #210, Melville, NY 11747)


SAVE THESE DATES - Future ATD Long Island Meetings:

            • Thursday, May 19
            • Thursday, June 16



Lisa Privett-Wood– President

With over 30 years of experience in Learning and Human Resources working in the Hospitality industry, Lisa is currently with Hilton Worldwide as Senior Manager, Learning for
Global Operations.  Previously Lisa spent several years with Marriott International in various corporate-level training and human resources roles. Lisa was VP Programming for ATD LI in 2015.  She 
holds a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Larry Kravitz – VP Membership

Larry is Training Manager for Global Operations and Support at OpenLink Financial and has spent over 20 years in the learning and development area. He provides comprehensive learning support in training design and development for online and in-person events, has launched customer satisfaction programs, new hire program and led the selection and implementation of Openlink’s first learning management system. Larry graduated from SUNY Stony Brook with a BA in English.

Hector Martinez – VP Finance and Past President 

Hector is an Instructional Design Manager at SiriusXM and has over 15 years of experience in course design, workshop facilitation, coaching, performance management, eLearning and learning management
systems.  Hector currently serves as our VP Finance and was chapter president in 2014. He is also an adjunct professor at New York Institute of Technology.
Hector has an M.A. in Organizational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Sy Islam, PhD – Past President

Sy is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Organizational Psychology at Farmingdale State College.
He also conducts private consulting in the areas of training and development with specialties in training evaluation, training design, and facilitation. Sy is our most recent chapter president and was VP Membership in 2014.  He holds degrees from Hofstra University (PhD, Applied Organizational Psychology),
Fairleigh Dickinson University (MBA/MA, Human Resources Management/Industrial-Organizational Psychology) and Rutgers University – New Brunswick (BA, Economics).  



Please let us know about guest speakers and topics you would be interested in hearing from and about in the coming months.  If you have an interest yourself, then by all means we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your comments/proposals to lisaprivettwood@optimum.net.

All comments/proposals will be reviewed with our Board for consideration of an upcoming session. Presentations should be educational/developmental opportunities for our membership and topics should align with the ATD Competency Model which can be viewed at https://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.















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