Tom LaBonte is the managing director of Workplace Performance specializing in improving performance through an integrated process to learning and workplace actions for breakthrough results. As the director of consulting services at Ulysses Learning, Tom was responsible for implementing e-learning solutions and supporting client business results. He held the title of Human Resources Executive with Centura Bank and transformed HR into a strategic business partner. As the SVP of performance improvement and training at PNC Bank, Tom was responsible for developing a performance improvement process that supported 30,000 employees. He served as the retail training manager for Barnett Bank and implemented a corporate-wide sales and service management process. Tom published
Building a New Performance Vision in May 2001 through ASTD Press. He also published a chapter, "E-Learning and Performance," in The
AMA Book of E-Learning published in 2002. He co-authored an article for the August 1999 edition of
T+D entitled "Performance Consulting, One Process, One Team" and wrote a chapter for the book
Moving From Training to Performance: A Practical Guidebook. Tom earned a doctorate in education. Tom is a frequent speaker at international conferences on performance improvement and e-learning. Tom served on the ASTD Global Board of Directors from 1998 to 2000 and currently serves as the Chair of the ASTD Global Nominating Committee.