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Who We Are

About TalentED

We drive organizational success by delivering effective talent development solutions to nonprofit executives, staff, and board members. We work with you to create and implement customized action plans based on your mission and needs.

Our Name

Pronounced Talent-ed, our name means we provide quality education and development to nonprofit organizations. Raising your overall level of talent allows you to sustain your mission for the long-term.

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A Tradition of Excellence

TalentED is powered by CUES, a nonprofit organization with 60 years of experience in educating, developing, and supporting North American credit union CEOs, executives, directors, and emerging leaders through partnerships with premier business schools, live and online learning events, and premium content. 

"Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to."

— Sir Richard Branson —

Our Team

Tony Covington

Tony Covington

VP/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

A former NFL player, Tony has over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, having worked with organizations such as the American Heart Association, Special Olympics, the NAACP, and the United Negro College Fund. 

Leiha Fiddler

Leiha Fiddler

VP/INTERNATIONAL SALES

Leiha focuses her efforts on building relationships in the international marketplace. She has over 25 years of experience in account management and helping organizations meet their talent development needs.  

Christopher Stevenson, CAE, CIE

Christopher Stevenson, CAE, CIE

SVP/CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER

With a background in teaching and instructional design, Christopher is an experienced talent development executive responsible for building university partnerships and bringing industry-leading programs to market.

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Lesley Sears

VP/CONSULTING SERVICES

Stepping in the gap between corporate complacency and organizational excellence is where Lesley Sears strives to be.  Lesley is passionate about helping leadership find their company’s superpowers in talent development through a wholistic approach: identify – develop – document - repeat.

You Help People. We Help You Fulfill Your Mission.  Attract, Develop, and Retain Top Talent.

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