Jill Canono has over 25 years of experience building community collaborations, leading organizational improvement efforts and facilitating professional development initiatives and programs. She has worked on several continents facilitating learning opportunities for government agencies, not-for-profit organizations and small businesses. Most importantly, she loves to learn, laugh and lead… in that order.
Linda Bruno has developed and provided professional development workshops for libraries and other organizations for more than 15 years. Linda received her MBA from the University of Florida and has many years of experience in hands-on management positions. She bases her workshops on solid research and, more importantly, real-life relevance. Linda is certified with Development Dimensions International and Achieve Global. Each year, Linda conducts dozens of webinars and workshops for libraries across the United States. She is passionate about what happens when individuals learn together, sharing ideas and experiences.
Barbara J. Stites’ great passion is libraries. She has been leading academic, school, business and law libraries and multitype library cooperatives for over 30 years. Her work has included all aspects of library and non-profit administration. Barbara has a special interest in developing, assessing and providing staff training, coaching employee performance improvement, facilitating organizational development and managing financial and planning processes. She has served in a number of professional association leadership positions in the private and public sector, including President of the Florida Library Association. Barbara currently serves as Associate Dean at the Florida Gulf Coast University Library.