As a scholar-practitioner, TJ is currently the head of learning and development for Hilti North America. In his 15-year career, TJ has held multiple roles across North America; ranging from sales and sales leadership, strategic marketing, talent and leadership development. More recently, TJ was the sales director for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, where he led a diverse, high-performing sales team from San Francisco. His passion throughout his career has been rooted in people, culture & employee development. TJ leveraged his various business and academic experience when he was asked to redesign Hilti’s Leadership Academy while serving as director of Talent Development. A life-long learner himself, TJ is currently completing his doctorate in organizational learning and leadership development at the University of Pennsylvania. His professional journey started in Chicago and has led him to Sarasota, Boston, Tulsa, Dallas, San Francisco and back to Tulsa where he now lives with his wife and two dogs.About Hilti The international Hilti Group supplies the worldwide construction industry with technologically leading products, services, and software that provide construction professionals with innovative solutions and superior added value. Hilti employs more than 30,000 people in over 120 countries who passionately create enthusiastic customers and build a better future. Hilti’s North America operations include more than 3,800 employees in three countries.