Michelle Lentz

Founding Director, Host: L&D Cares Conversations

Over the last 20 years, Michelle Lentz has become a recognized leader in learning strategy within the corporate space and has frequently presented at industry events. Michelle was recently tapped to modernize the training strategy for UPS global call centers. Michelle has served on the ATD TK conference committee and received the ATD Volunteer-Staff Partnership award. She formerly led the HR Custom Learning team for Oracle, ran Write Technology consulting focusing on technical writing instructional design, and helped create and launch the original Lectora development tool. Michelle holds certifications in Synchronous Training and 360 Feedback, and has extensively researched the relationship between remote work and employee happiness. Michelle has contributed to several books, including ATD Press’s "Ready, Set, Curate: 8 Learning Experts Tell You How" and the upcoming "L&D's Playbook for the Digital Age." She is currently launching a business focusing on her passion: virtual event planning and live online training design and delivery.

Michelle is a director within L&D Cares and leads the popular webinars, L&D Cares Conversations, that provide helpful and motivational information to all job seekers.

Michelle happens to be a certified sommelier and currently lives in Atlanta with her nutty dachshund, Ringo.