Kacie Walters

Kacie joined Northern Trust in 2015 and is the Global Leader for Professional Development and the Regional Learning & Development Leader for North America. She has 20 years’ experience in the fields of Learning, Organizational Development and Knowledge Management. Kacie manages a global team and is responsible for leading a global corporate university, along with driving re-skilling and upskilling strategies for the enterprise, managing global onboarding efforts and aligning professional education, certifications and career development programs to provide internal development opportunities.

Prior to coming to Northern Trust, Kacie spent her career leading Learning & Development, Knowledge Management and Communication teams for Forsythe Technology, Hewitt Associates and General Growth Properties. Most notably, she built several knowledge management functions from the ground up, led many technology change management efforts and managed the creation of sales, business and management training programs.

Kacie has a BA in Political Science from Indiana University and MA in Communication from University of Illinois. She is a certified PROSCI Change Management Practitioner and an Organizational Development Consultant (ODCP). She serves on the Client Advisory Board for Kaplan Professional and the Learning & Development Board for the Money Management Institute.

Kacie writes a weekly blog called, Corporate Safari, focused on self-management and people management topics, and has published several articles in Training Industry Magazine on Mentoring and Knowledge Management. She speaks on the topic of development at multiple Talent Management events every year.

She is passionate about ensuring people have the skills, tools and desired culture they need to work effectively and collaboratively and stay engaged.


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