Roberta Talmage brings over twenty years of experience in learning and development working in corporate and not-for-profit sectors both in the United States and internationally. As a Registered Organization Development Consultant with a background in instructional design, diversity and inclusion and leadership development, she approaches training and development systematically and builds strategic partnerships to design and implement programs that have long-term impact on organizations. Since joining TRG in 2011, Roberta has served on TRG teams providing training and organizational development services for a variety of clients such as USAID/RESPOND, USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, the World Bank Group, Population Services International, and CGIAR. Prior to joining TRG, she worked at Eli Lilly and Company where she was responsible for the development of the global corporate diversity and inclusion learning strategy. Roberta spent three years on the SHRM’s Diversity and Inclusion Standards Taskforce and their Diversity Expert Panel.
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.