Hunt Scanlon Media’sEmpowering Middle Managers: The Keystone of Cultural Transformation

June 12th - 1:00pm EDT

In a rapidly evolving business landscape, the key to instilling lasting organizational change lies with your middle managers. “Empowering Middle Managers: The Keystone of Cultural Transformation,” hosted by TI Verbatim Consulting and supported by Hunt Scanlon Media, is an exclusive webinar designed to spotlight the pivotal role of middle management in driving and sustaining cultural shifts within organizations.

Join us as distinguished thought leaders from across industries converge to share unparalleled insights into empowering these vital agents of change. Our experts will outline practical strategies for supporting middle managers, from communication and leadership training, to emotional intelligence and change management techniques. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of how to equip middle managers with the tools and mindset needed to navigate and influence cultural transformation, ensuring their organizations not only adapt to the current climate but also emerge stronger and more agile for future success.


Yael Freimann

Chief Strategy Officer

Yael Freimann serves as TIVC’s Chief Strategy Officer, bringing a strong record of maintaining lasting business relationships with clients, proposing new and profitable business opportunities, and developing business strategies per institutional initiatives and goals. Yael has developed policies, created training curricula, and provided program coordination for government and non-profit agencies. Her background includes experience working as the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for the Navy at a joint base overseas and managing sensitive and classified incidents within an international landscape while monitoring and managing compliance and training for over 50 commands and 8,500 personnel. She holds a Master’s in Science in Sustainable Development/Non-profit Management from the University of London and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/International Relations and Urban Studies and Planning from the University of California, San Diego.

Beth Nastachowski

Director of Training & Development

Beth Nastachowski leads TIVC’s Training and Development team, developing leadership training programs that create durable skills for participants and long-lasting cultural change for organizations. Throughout her career, Beth has implemented innovative strategies to engage participants in active, sticky skill development. She has created the learning ecosystem approach for TIVC’s training, resulting in training programs with a full suite of training and training supports for participants, resulting in long-term skill development and learning transfer.

Beth’s perspective on training is informed by her years of experience working with thousands of adult learners in higher education. She is dedicated to integrating universal design, accessibility, and DEI into her curriculum development.

Sarah Prince

Instructional Designer

Dr. Sarah Prince is a Curriculum Developer and Instructional Designer at TIVC, specializing in soft skills training and adult education. Integrating adult learning principles with innovative and tailored curricula, Sarah works to not only create inroads to effective knowledge acquisition but also ensure practical and sustainable application of that knowledge. With over 15 years of experience in training and instruction, Sarah has developed, implemented, and taught inclusive and accessible curriculum to thousands of adult learners across a myriad of topics and in a variety of contexts.

Tahitia Timmons

Coach and Training Facilitator
Conscious By Us

Tahitia is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) especially when framed in the context of authenticity, and health. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with organizations and individuals, developing, and presenting inclusive content. She owns and leads, Conscious By Us, which focuses on DEI and improving health equity through coaching, SME consulting, DEI Content reviews and speaking events.

Tahitia follows a transformational coaching method and training as received from the Institute for Coach Diversity Institute. She focuses on creating psychological safety and integrates concepts of belonging and engagement in her coaching practice.

Ellen Zamarripa

Project Manager and Educator
Walden University

Ellen Zamarripa is a project manager and educator in higher education who specializes in curriculum design and implementation. She holds an MA in Composition and Literature and is pursuing an EdD in Educational Leadership. Ellen currently serves as the Manager of Live Instruction within the Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services at Walden University. In this position, she and her team design and implement live writing and academic skills instruction for undergraduate and graduate students. 

Ellen is passionate about exploring the role of labor in the field of education and strives to find new pathways toward fostering inclusive and empowering teaching and learning opportunities for all stakeholders within higher education.

Elizabeth May

Research Specialist, Trainer, and Change Management Practitioner

Elizabeth May has over 18 years of professional experience in research, education, development, project management, and training. Her experience includes collecting qualitative and quantitative data to inform civil society organizations, government policy, and educators in best practices for conflict resolution, inclusion, and student-centered learning. She has served as a subject matter expert and trainer in a range of leadership training workshops. She is passionate about collecting perspectives from multiple contexts, cultures, and stakeholders to incorporate ideas which drive teams and projects toward successful change. Her certifications include Change Management, Resilience-Building Leadership Professional (RBLP), Conflict Resolution, Building and Leading Successful Teams, and PROSCI.

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