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Terri Iacobucci, SPHR
Managing Partner

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1877 Falcon Crest
Hebron, KY  41048

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Terri Iacobucci is the managing partner of KEY Alliance LLC, an award-winning management consulting firm, specializing in human resources.

As managing partner, Terri works with organizations that range from start-ups to over $1 billion in assets, in various industries: service, manufacturing, real estate, and educational organizations.

Terri’s background includes several years of focused experience in each facet of Human Resources. Prior to establishing KEY Alliance LLC, Terri most recently worked in manufacturing as the chief corporate director of Human Resources for an international company. Her responsibilities included overseeing all HR functions throughout the US operations: organizational development, total compensation, performance management, leadership coaching, recruitment and selection, employee relations, training and development, EEO and diversity and risk management.

Terri’s education includes earning a Baccalaureate of Science degree in Natural Sciences, with a minor in Business, from the University of Cincinnati and a Master’s in Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati. She obtained the SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) designation through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

As an active member of the Northern Kentucky community, Terri serves on several workforce development committees. She also volunteers with Clovernook Center for the Blind and with Hospice of Northern Kentucky.

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C. P. Sampson (Al) is a widely respected leader and consultant in Human Resource issues, with significant experience and expertise in management training and development, executive assessment, coaching international cross-cultural human resource management, organization development, as well as cultural diversity change process management. Al consults with companies of varying sizes, including several Fortune 100 companies.

During his more than 27 years of Human Resources management, Sampson has provided exceptional and caring leadership of that function at Canadian Pacific Railway (Vice President Human Resources), GE’s Corporate R&D Center, GE Aircraft Engines (19 years), Abbot Laboratories, Miller Brewing Company, and Cutler-Hammer, Inc.

Al is currently Executive in Residence and adjunct faculty member at Xavier University, Williams College of Business Administration. Sampson has distinguished himself with his work in academia as an assistant dean and lecturer at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee School of Business Administration, and as a member of the Board of Directors at the College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served as an advisor to Xavier University Business School to help that institution establish an International Business Center and foreign studies program; and continues to serve on the Advisory Council for Alfred University School of Business in Alfred, New York, and on The Pennsylvania State University Industrial/Organization Psychology Advisory Board. 

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Al received bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology as well as a master’s degree in Psychology from Quincy University and continued postgraduate Ph.D. studies in Theology and Anthropology at St. Joseph Seminary. He also completed certification for psychological counseling–Cuyahoga County State Mental Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. 

Sampson certified completion of a program for Specialists in Organization Development at the National Training Laboratory, Institute for Applied Behavioral Science, Arlington, Virginia. He also completed a program for assessing executives and families for cross-cultural and international assignments at Moran, Stahl and Boyer, Boulder, Colorado.

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Todd Stewart, Ph.D., served for 34 years in the United States Air Force. He retired in 2002, in the grade of Major General. During his service, he directed the construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, environmental protection, security and logistical support of military installations around the world. His experience includes directing organizations with both U.S. and foreign-national employees. He was also involved in planning and directing the closure of numerous Air Force bases and transitioning those installations to local communities for redevelopment and reuse.

Stewart has extensive executive-level experience leading and managing public-sector organizations, with particular expertise in strategic planning and development, financial management, operations management, program management, human resource management and information management:

Strategic Planning & Development: He effectively directed strategic-development and business operations planning for an organization of 85,000 employees, organized in eight major business units, operating internationally, with annual revenues exceeding $35 billion; principal author of the organization’s strategic plan for the next decade.

Financial Management: He developed and implemented policies, processes and procedures to transform a major federal agency of 85,000 people to a more business-oriented, quality- and cost-conscious culture – acknowledged as a model for the Department of Defense; put the organization on a course that will save more than $2 billion in the next five years; directly managed annual operating and capital budgets of nearly $2 billion in both appropriated and non-appropriated resources.

Operations Management: He served as the Chief Operating Officer for a 29,000-person organization operating and maintaining a $50-billion physical plant, providing community support in 15 diverse functional areas, and managing environmental protection services for more than 190,000 customers daily; annual revenues of nearly $2 billion.

Program Management: He planned, budgeted and successfully advocated federal military construction programs involving hundreds of projects and exceeding $1 billion annually; personally managed dozens of major construction and environmental protection programs; drafted and won federal legislation to authorize a unique capital asset management program that will permit public-private sector partnerships, saving hundreds of millions of dollars annually for federal installation support.

Human Resource Management: He coordinated the on-schedule closure of two major military bases, involving the successful outplacement and transition of more than 21,500 professional and trade employees; developed one of the most comprehensive and successful outsourcing and privatization programs in the federal government, involving public-private competition of more than 10,000 positions, in coordination with multiple employee unions; planned and programmed the resources necessary to totally reshape the organization’s work force to meet future challenges.

Information Management: He was the principal architect of a comprehensive, automated management information system that will replace multiple, antiquated legacy systems and will provide senior executives for the first time with the necessary management information to more effectively direct current and future operations, improve customer support and drive down capital and operating costs.

Stewart held the academic rank of associate professor at the Air Force Institute of Technology, teaching a variety of graduate-level management degree courses, leading numerous executive-development courses and directing related research projects. He currently directs university research, technology development, education, training and outreach programs in national security and serves as a consultant to both government agencies and private-sector organizations.

Stewart’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University, a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with concentrations in organization and management theory, organizational behavior, systems management and operations management. He is also a graduate of the Air Force Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College and Air War College. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of Civil and Environmental Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers and the Air Force Association.

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John De Bonis joins KEY with more than twenty years of human resource management experience that ranges very widely, including areas such as arbitration procedures, contract negotiations, departmental development, grievance administration, union and nonunion labor relations, and workers’ compensation claims.

Currently, in addition to his human resources consulting activities, John serves as the East Regional director of the Ohio Committee of the Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

John is a former president of the Ohio Valley Industrial Relations Research Association, a member of the Ohio Public Employers Labor Relations Association, and a member of the Private Industry Council. He is a former state president of the County Loss Control Coordinators Association. George Voinovich, as governor of Ohio, appointed him to the Governor’s Human Resource Investment Council. He has taught labor relations at West Virginia Northern Community College and at Wheeling Jesuit University.

De Bonis attended Ohio State University, Ohio University Eastern, Washington Technical College in Marietta, Ohio, and Wheeling Jesuit University. He gained most of his human resource education in courses at Ohio State University. He is a senior professional in human resources (SPHR) accredited by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

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Carl Ruder brings more than 30 years of corporate executive logistics experience to Key Global. Clients benefit from his unique combination of engineering education, transportation experience, diverse business background and leadership skills, which have produced positive results in some of the most challenging environments.

Carl’s extensive technical and business background in the corporate arena include previous work with a $350M, 60-location distribution company, where he spearheaded a one-year project to develop and implement a corporate transportation strategy of consolidating four separate company systems into a single corporate program. As a member of the corporate staff, he had full responsibility for a large private fleet operation, inbound and outbound carrier management, and provided key participation in devising the overall supply chain management strategy.

As a former Director of Logistics for a large building products company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Ruder was directly responsible for managing all aspects of transportation and distribution from six manufacturing plants and over fifty distribution centers. His responsibilities included full accountability for order fulfillment through manufacturing and distribution to the customer. Additionally, he was responsible for directing multi-location staffs, plant scheduling, inventory management, transportation management, private fleet operations, administering multi-million dollar budgets, and participating in the development of long range business strategies.

Mr. Ruder holds a BSME and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He has received training in MTM (work standards), Demand Flow Planning, Lean Manufacturing, JIT, Kaizen, Transportation Law and Activity Based Costing.

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Linda Jayne, quality systems and customer feedback system specialist, brings 30 years of practical and technical quality and customer service expertise to the Key Global team.

From Miami University to the publishing industry, Linda then moved into her career of quality system management in 1981, initially in a manufacturing setting. In addition to training and leading teams of employees through successful process improvement projects, she was responsible for numerous human resource and industrial relations activities in the union environment of this multi-site, international manufacturer.

For the past twenty years, Linda has worked in both the corporate arena as a Director of Quality Management for a large regional distribution company, and as a consultant, working with numerous companies in various industries on quality system implementation and/or customer feedback system implementation.

As the Director of Quality Management, Linda established and implemented a quality management system that incorporated supplier evaluation, customer feedback, internal process evaluation and auditing, employee training, extensive process measurements and data analysis, and corrective and preventive actions. As a consultant, she has led 100% of her clients to successful project completion, on time and on budget.

In addition to her undergraduate coursework at Miami, Linda has completed over 500 on-going hours of training and education in various business areas. She is a regular participant in several area chapters of training, organizational development, quality and consulting groups.

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