Ned Parks founded the company in 2000 as New Directions Learning and Development in 2000 after completing a career in the U.S. Army and private business.
In the Army he was a helicopter pilot, instructor pilot and classroom instructor. In private industry he ran his own business and worked in manufacturing and service.
Ned has brought his experience in business, leadership, culture and strategic planning to his clients.
He has added Kathrine Burik and Dave Shiner to the team expanding the services and talent.
Ned Parks has had a rich and varied life that has taken him from police officer to helicopter pilot to successful entrepreneur with management and leadership positions in the journey.
Katherine Burik is an energetic and creative leader with a service focus to human resources. She has specific expertise in strategic planning and coaching leadership teams to improve performance and results.
Drawing on years of management, leadership and human resource experience, Dave assists organizations in improving and supplementing their human resource, talent management, and staffing initiatives.