The Talent Development Hot Seat

Ep 67: Managing Talent Development through a Merger with Katie Ball from Keurig Dr Pepper

Episode Summary

In today’s episode, Andy interviewed Katie Ball. Katie is the Director of Talent and Development at Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. located in Plano, TX. She is also the Commanding Officer of the Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center located in Gulfport, MS. She began her professional career as a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy deployed to the Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean, and surrounding countries. In 2005 she was selected to return to the United States Naval Academy and teach leadership and character development at the academy. Her continued service in the military has taken her all over South America, Europe, and Asia. Katie has been in Keurig Dr Pepper for the last 5 years and she's responsible for the leadership development and high potential development programs, organisational development, interventions, corporate leadership development, e-learning, digital content learning management systems, and competency alignment for the 25,000 employees of the company. Katie is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and has served 16 years on active and reserve duty.

Episode Notes

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