In February 2018 after working six years in Learning & Development, Sales Training & Enablement with Oracle, Inc. and IHS Markit, Inc., Cheryl and her husband Bruce opened a consulting practice to share their expertise.
With 33 years spread between small and medium sized consulting firms, academia, and billion dollar publicly traded organizations, Cheryl is ready to share her innovative ideas about hiring, developing talent and leaders, and building sales enablement frameworks to support sales and operations.
Data2Develop is her first entrepreneurial pursuit and has enjoyed building an infrastructure to support her clients and scale as the consulting practice grows. Early in Cheryl's career she automated several small consulting practices finance systems and productivity tools as they transitioned from paper and mainframe computers to networked infrastructures. She built Project Management systems, CRM tools, administered Learning Management Systems and is now supporting organizations as they move to the Cloud.
Cheryl is certified to facilitate Everything DiSC Workplace, PXT Select and Five Behaviors and has been the customer on the receiving end of these powerful tools while working at Oracle, Inc. and IHS Markit, Inc..
Data2Develop uses the PXT Select prior to hiring any team member and is proud to be an authorized partner PXT Select, Everything DISC and Five Behaviors. Additionally, Data2Develop uses the Zoho integrated suite of applications to run the business and is excited to be an authorized partner of Zoho One and their suite of applications.
Working in the Nuclear Industry as a Quality Assurance Auditor, Bruce certified suppliers as compliant with Department of Energy (DOE) regulations. An entrepreneur at heart, Bruce owned and operated Business2Business Printing, Inc. for over 20 years until closing operations in 2010.
Bruce is certified to facilitate Everything DiSC Workplace workshops. He has several years of experience working with clients, presenting to both small and large audiences, as a very effective educator and facilitator.
In addition to facilitating workshops, he has a beautiful tenor voice, having performed on stage in musicals and solo vocal work. As Director of Audio and Video Productions for Data2Develop, he also applies his vocal talents to creating Voice Overs for the eLearning and Audio Book industries.
Bob Milliken is best known by his colleagues as a strategy leader, mentor and motivator of people. Throughout his career of guidance and governance, he unearthed financial gains and empowered talent in eight diverse organizations.
Bob’s approach to operational success is communicating with individuals and teams to get company’s back on track, grow their revenue, and drive (re)structure, while respecting cultural initiatives.
Bob is masterful at planning and implementing short- and long-term tactics that has proven to build a stronger results-focused workforce leveraging his extensive experience in sales, marketing, business development, and organizational strategy. His broad areas of expertise include P&L, startups and turnarounds, global business development, M&A, franchising, retailing, consulting, human resources, and executive leadership.
Prior to joining Data2Develop, Bob held various senior leadership positions within companies ranging from five million to two billion in sales including his own as an entrepreneur. His expertise spans a multitude of industries including downstream Oil & Gas, Biofuels, Convenience Store, Power Equipment, Horticulture, Consulting, Tobacco, Heating Oil & Propane, Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Plumbing and Carwash.
Bob earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance from St. Mary’s College of California and achieved a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Framingham State College, where he was recruited to play football.
A recognized thought leader, Bob has facilitated speaking engagements and mentoring opportunities at many of his companies on the topics of brand strategy, marketing initiatives, human resource development and organizational direction.