(PRWEB) February 10, 2015
The Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) welcomes Porter Gale, former VP of Marketing at Virgin America, as emcee of HR West® 2015. The annual conference will be held at the Oakland Convention Center, March 2-4, 2015. Gale is a local networking and marketing expert, renowned branding leader, award winning author, and start-up advisor. She has also been a keynote speaker at numerous events including SHRM Arizona, The Women 2.0 Awards, TEDx, the Economist’s Innovation Forum, Ad Age Digital Forum, the CO-OP THiNK Conference, and more. Porter will kick off HR West 2015 at 1p.m. on March 2nd.
Widely recognized as a pioneer of the modern-day coaching movement, Alan Fine, will deliver first HR West keynote on March 2nd at 5p.m. The co-creator of the GROW Model — a coaching model that removes mental interference to unlock inherent talents and skills, Fine has successfully coached world-class athletes, musicians and Fortune 1000 CEOs. His award-winning performance training methods have been deployed at companies such as IBM, NASA, Proctor & Gamble, Sprint, Yum! Brands, GAP and Honeywell. Founder and president of the professional-training and organizational-consulting firm, InsideOut Development, LLC, Fine is recognized as one of Training Industry's Top 20 leadership training consultants. He and his company work with individuals and organizations to provide solutions to leverage the knowledge, skill, and talent inherent within an organization and its people to get them into action for successful growth. Fine’s New York Times best-seller, "You ALREADY Know How to Be GREAT," was recognized as The 2010 Best Leadership Book of the Year.