Peggy Parskey

Assistant Director, Center for Talent Reporting

Peggy has over 25 years of experience in driving strategic change to improve organizational and individual performance. Peggy’s area of expertise is focused on team and organizational performance improvement leveraging performance measurement methods, management of change and organizational design to ensure sustainable capability.

As the Assistant Director at CTR, Peggy is primarily responsible for credentialing talent practitioners in the execution of Talent Development Reporting Principles within their organizations or with clients. She has developed the credentialing process and is accountable for the development and ongoing enhancement of CTR’s workshops and webinars.  She guides CTR certification candidates to ensure success in their journey to implement TDRp within their organizations.

Peggy is also a part-time staff member at KnowledgeAdvisors, a human capital analytics firm based in Chicago. She provides business development support and delivers strategic consulting services to Human Resources and Learning Organizations.  In this role, Peggy consults with organizations to develop Talent measurement strategies, integrate measurement into Talent processes, develop action-oriented reports, scorecards and dashboard for clients and conduct impact studies to demonstrate the linkage between talent programs and business outcomes.

Prior to working with the Center for Talent Reporting and KnowledgeAdvisors, Peggy was employed at Hewlett-Packard Company.  Between 2001 and 2005, she was responsible for global learning processes focused on creating best-in-class learning methodologies for human performance technology and instructional design as well as enterprise wide evaluation for the Learning & Development function.  She worked closely with the business and key stakeholders to grow HP’s organizational capability in performance consulting and training measurement.  During her tenure, training value, effectiveness and utility markedly and measurably improved. Peggy and her team authored a paper for the Journal of Performance Improvement in 2004 entitled: “Looking in the Mirror, Performance Improvement for Performance Improvers.”

Peggy has spoken at a number of conferences including the International Society for Performance Improvement, American Evaluation Annual Conference, Learning Analytics Symposium and at the local Chapter of the American Society of Training & Development (ASTD). She has published several articles on measurement, most recently as a co-author of a chapter in “Big Learning Data” by Elliott Masie (2013) and is a contributor to an upcoming book on the Six Disciplines through Fort Hill.

Peggy was President of the Los Angeles Chapter of ASTD in 2008 and served as its Treasurer in 2010.  Peggy is certified in Management of Change Methodologies both at the organizational and individual performer levels. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Simmons College and two Masters Degrees from the University of Chicago in Statistics and Business Administration.