Courtney Vital is Chief Learning Officer for the Human Capital Institute (HCI). In this role she leads the growing function that provides professional development, certification, and training to HCI’s individual and corporate members around the world. Courtney’s team oversees all aspects of educational strategy, program development, instructional design, delivery platforms, faculty management, and operational execution. Developing engaging and impactful learning experiences through a blend of modalities is Courtney’s passion. Prior to joining HCI, she spent 10+ years at the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD). Courtney had the opportunity to lead and grow ATD Education into a global training operation that has developed more than 80,000 learners to date. Having spent her entire career in professional education and training, Courtney is proud to hold the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance© (CPLP) credential. Courtney earned a B.A in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a Masters in Adult Education candidate from Pennsylvania State University.
HCI is the global association for strategic talent management and new economy leadership, and a clearinghouse for best practices and new ideas. Their network of expert practitioners, Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 corporations, government agencies, global consultants and business schools contribute a stream of constantly evolving information, the best of which is organized, analyzed and shared with members through HCI communities, research, education and events. For more information, please visit their website.
About BSG Team Ventures Education Practice
For almost two decades BSG Team Ventures has been an active participant in the growth of the Education industry, with a track record that includes more than 250 senior-level searches for companies big and small, public and private, for-profit and not-for-profit, at the VP level and above. Many of these have been with private equity partners.
Its industry expertise comprises the full spectrum of education markets–K-12, postsecondary, corporate, and consumer–and products and services that include distance learning, SES and EMO, administrative and curricular technology solutions, assessment, teacher professional development, for-profit college education, and corporate training. Clients have gone public, merged, been acquired, raised and invested capital, grown through acquisition, and, with most, thrived under strong leadership.
BSG’s commitment to the industry also goes beyond executive search. As sponsor and panelist for such industry events as the GSV Summit, Capital Roundtable’s Private Equity Investing in For-Profit Education Companies; APSCU’s Education Industry Finance and Investment Institute and Senior Executive Management Seminar; and the SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit, BSG has remained persistent in its belief that competence as a service provider begins with knowledge of an industry’s people, companies, niches, and trends.