Talent Development Professional

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Who i am

About Me (he/him)

I’m Mike, a certified talent development professional who has worked across multiple industries that operate across the globe. I am passionate about building strategies that help improve performance in the organizations I work for.

My Values

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Building Relationships
  • Improving Performance
  • Building Strategy
  • Community Service
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Work Experience


Associate Director Strategic Learning

Eli Lilly & Company

I am responsible for developing training program and developing strategies to improve employee performance across the globe. While in this role, I have created global onboarding programs, lead the development of a learning support chatbot and led global training initiatives for research, clinical development and patient safety. In this role, I design and drive learning strategy, create content, drive process improvements and advise colleagues throughout the organization.

2012 -


Senior Learning Consultant

Marathon Petroleum Company

I worked in multiple roles in the Human Resources and Talent Development space in my career at Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC). I worked in roles that gave me the opportunity to serve as a training coordinator, instructional designer and performance consultant. I had the opportunity to work on many special projects that focused on employee engagement initiatives, onboarding and the implementation of new technologies. At MPC, I gained experiences developing learning processes, creating management systems and working on change management initiatives.

2007 -


Academic Technology Specialist and LMS Administrator

The University of Findlay

While working at The University of Findlay, I served as the Learning Management System Admistrator for campus. I also was the primary trainer focused on developing employee technology capabilities on campus. I conducted training program to prepare faculty with strategies for how to teach online in addition to teaching in the Master’s of Education program.

Education, Certification, Awards, & Others Projects

Master’s of Arts in Education

The University of Findlay

Bachelor’s of Science in Technology Management and Human Resource Management

The University of Findlay

Certified Change Management Practioner


Certified Performance Consultant

Langevin Learning Services

Certified Master Trainer

Langevin Learning Services

Skills & Proficiencies

technical skills

Instructional Design

Performance Consulting

Content Develoment and Content Strategy

Process Design and Improvement

soft skills

Leading Teams

Coaching / Mentoring

Strategic Thinking

Change Management



Fostoria City Council

Fostoria, Ohio

I am currently serving as member of City Council for Fostoria, Ohio. I serve on the Public Affairs and Community Beautification Committees.

Fostoria Economic Development Board of Trustee’s

Fostoria Community Arts Council Board

FOstoria Rotary Club

Connect with me

Mike Shaffer


Fostoria, Ohio

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