Sheila Forte-Trammell

S1-G Leverage Your Company’s Largest Investment through Talent Development and Career Management

About Sheila Forte-Trammell

Sheila retired from IBM in April 2012 and during her tenure, she served in several HR Professional and Leadership capacities. She has a record of developing and leading global programs with high impact business results. She creatively used her vast HR experience to design Enterprise-wide programs with the goal to develop, retain, motivate, educate and engage employees.

Prior to retirement, Sheila was a Worldwide Learning Consultant in the Corporate Learning and Development Organization.  Through the mentoring program that Sheila designed and led, employees developed critical skills that had a direct impact to revenue.  Given the overall impact of the Mentoring Program, IBM received the following awards: Excellence in Practice citation from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) in 2008, Brandon Hall Excellence in Practice 2010 and the Optimas Award in 2011.
Sheila received several IBM awards for sustained excellence and many external awards, including two meritorious service awards from the United Negro College Fund and the Corporate Advocate Award from INROADS, Inc. In 2004 she received the National Woman of Color Award for Workplace Educational Leadership.  In 2009 she was recognized as an "All Star Woman" in the workplace by Career Communication Group Inc. 

Sheila is a co-author of Intelligent Mentoring: How IBM creates Value through People, Knowledge, and Relationships and Agile Career  Development:  Lessons  and Approaches from IBM. 

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business