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L & OD Staff

Will Ploskonka

Manager, Learning and Organizational Development

865-974-2889

wploskon@utk.edu

Will Ploskonka is the Learning and Organizational Development Manager for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Will joined the Big Orange family in February 2019. Will has 28 years of experience in strategically hiring, developing and retaining leaders and staff. The focus of Will’s 28 years in Organizational Development has been on leadership development, employee engagement, and content presentation / facilitation. Will is a Certified Organization Development Professional (Institute for Organization Development) and an awarded facilitator. Will holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree from UT in Communication Studies. Will is highly motivated and driven to impact formal and informal leaders at all levels within organizational structures.

 

Jeannie Jones Tennant

Learning and Organizational Development Consultant

865-974-9652

jtennan4@utk.edu

Jeannie Jones Tennant is a Learning and Organizational Development Consultant for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Jeannie joined the Big Orange family in February 2019. Jeannie works with leaders and staff to help them develop and grow professionally. Trained as an educator and coach, Jeannie has a diverse 12 year background in public education, healthcare, and higher education focused on leadership and staff development, development coaching, and content facilitation. Jeannie is a certified Cognitive Coach and an awarded facilitator. Jeannie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies and Human Learning from Tennessee Technological University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree from UT in Communication Studies. Jeannie is committed to advancing the growth and development of all leaders and staff by creating innovative development opportunities, facilitating thought-provoking content, and coaching individuals through the discomforts of growth.

   

Audrey Robinson

Training Coordinator

865-974-9644

audreyrobinson@utk.edu

Audrey Robinson is a Training Coordinator for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Audrey joined the Big Orange family in May 2017. Audrey transitioned to her new role as Training Coordinator for the Learning and Organizational Development department in January 2019. Audrey supports the training initiatives of the Learning and Organizational Development and plays a critical role in the implementation of Programs for Minors and K@TE. Audrey holds a Master’s of Science in Management and Human Resource Management and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management and Human Resources from The University of Tennessee. Audrey is committed to ensuring that the campus and community have the information and support needed to have a positive learning opportunity and overall experience.