Carrie Addington

Carrie Addington is Associate Director, Learning Experience at ATD. She is a down-to-earth educator and people development coach with a passion for facilitating outcome-based learning programs with a spirited energy. As a business consultant and facilitator for the past 10 years, Carrie has worked with a wide variety of business segments including retail, beauty, education, and nonprofits, and has worked with C-level executives, directors, managers, and high potentials.

She has experience designing and delivering bespoke learning solutions and was the lead subject matter expert in programs like ATD's Master Trainer Program. Prior to ATD, she delivered training on key business management principles for small business owners through Bumble and Bumble University in New York, deemed the “Harvard of Hair” by the Harvard Business Review, to classrooms ranging from 20 to 150 attendees.

Carrie has delivered on topics ranging from energetic accountability, leadership, and great feedback to cross-generational communication, resolving conflict, and presentation skills.  As a global speaker, Carrie is passionate about starting conversations about training delivery and facilitation including her work around Daring Facilitation and overcoming challenging classroom behaviors.

She is a part of the coaching network with the prominent, global executive leadership and management company, The Mind Gym and is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. As a certified ATD Master Trainer and ATD Master Instructional Designer, Carrie is knowledgeable about both the development and delivery of outcome-based learning programs.

She has a master of fine arts, poetry, from George Mason University and serves on the board of the American Poetry Museum in Washington, D.C. Carrie is passionate about using her love of language and the arts to work with individuals on establishing deeper connections with their daily work.

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