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Position
President
Company
KEYGroup Consulting
Location
Pittsburgh PA UNITED STATES
Bio

JAN FERRI-REED, PH.D.
Jan is the President of KEYGroup® and a seasoned consultant for a 30+ year international speaking, training and assessment firm. She is a sought after speaker and thought leader on the Millennial generation, managing a multi-generational workforce, and leadership. Regularly featured on national media, Jan’s expertise is sought after by Industry Week, TIME, Diversity Executive, NPR and Forbes, and a contributing for the American Society of Quality magazine – Journal for Quality and Participation.
She is the bestselling co-author of Keeping the Millennials: Why Companies are Losing Billions in Turnover to This Generation and What To Do About It. And her sequel, Millennials 2.0 – Empowering Generation Y was released in the fall of 2014.
Jan is an in-demand speaker and has presented a variety of programs and keynotes to thousands of managers and employees in a diverse range of organizations across the globe. Jan’s work focuses on creating productive workplaces and retaining multi-generational talent while increasing the bottom line. Her energy and sense of purpose translate into winning presentations that audiences applaud. Packed with plenty of take-home value and on-the-job applicability, you can count on Jan’s presentations to provide you with the keys to unlock the leader within you, your team, and your organization.
Jan also provides executive consultation, facilitation of senior level, planning and team building retreats and keynoting at corporate and association events. She is certified in PXT Select, Everything DiSC & Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, Hermann Brain Dominance Instruments, LIFO and various other workplace solutions tools.
Representative clients for whom Jan provides services include GlaxoSmithKline, MARC Advertising, DelMonte Foods, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, US Steel Corporation, Danone, Pitney Bowes, MTV Networks, Merrill Lynch, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc., UBS-AG and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Additionally, she was an adjunct professor to the Human Resources Management program at LaRoche College.
Jan is a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the HR Leadership Forum and Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA). She has also served on the Board of the Association for The Arc and on the Advisory Board of the Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities. She is also founder of Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace, a 8,600 plus LinkedIn member group. Her doctoral work was completed at the University of Pittsburgh where her studies focused in the areas of consultant ethics and organization development.