Roberta Talmage joined TRG’s organizational development/training specialist team in 2011. Roberta possesses over 20 years’ experience in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors as a performance and organizational development consultant, and has worked in organizations in the United State and internationally. As a Registered Organization Development Consultant with a background in instructional design and leadership development, Roberta designs and facilitates training and organizational development initiatives systematically and builds strategic partnerships to develop and implement programs that have long-term impact on organizations. Drawing on her background as an engineer in whole systems design, Roberta uses technology to create engaging and impactful learning experiences. Prior to joining TRG, Roberta focused on culture change as an internal consultant in the Global Diversity and Inclusion Office and Leadership Institute of a Fortune 100 company.
Roberta is the founder of Sharing the Sun, a curriculum for English language high school students in Kyrgyzstan that builds identity and community post ethnic conflict. As a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she continues to support the Society for the Protection of Rural Children’s Rights in Bazar Korgon, Kyrgyzstan. Roberta is a board member and webmaster for the Ronen Chamber Ensemble.
Sid Rainey is an organization development consultant with over 30 years of professional experience and a strong track record in building leadership bench strength for public, private, and non-profit organizations. Sid’s core strengths include facilitation, executive coaching, strategic planning, 360-degree feedback, organizational climate and culture assessments, succession planning, and competency modeling. Since joining TRG in 2016, he has led trainings, coaching, and team retreats for the US Forest Service, World Bank, IFC, and USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives and Education Office. Prior to 2016, Sid developed and managed a comprehensive leadership development program for the District of Columbia’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer and the United Communications Group. For ten years, he also managed his own leadership and organization development consulting firm that served clients such as USAID, General Mills, and Citigroup.