Mr. Crosby is presently the President and CEO of Avtec, Inc., a Management Consulting and Training firm who has recently graduated from its Small Business Administration 8(a) certification.
Mr. Crosby completed his MBA at Pepperdine University School of Business and Management where he was also associate dean for a number of years. After a fellowship with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Mr. Crosby joined the Arthur Young Company as a manager; responsible for managing several million-dollar government contracts in Washington, D.C. He served as Director of Finance for the Opportunities Industrialization Center in Ghana, West Africa. He also taught as a part-time professor at the University of Ghana. In addition to the West African experience, he also has expertise in international management and development
Eileen Celestina Garcia’s vision is that everyone lives the life of their dreams filled with freedom, connection, and empowerment. These characteristics and values fuel Celestina’s passion and guide her life’s work. Her motto is ‘Dream and Be Big’
Erica Davis- Crump is a seasoned trainer with focus on advocacy through positive development techniques, wellness, and awareness. For the past five years she has trained and presented in every county in New Mexico, to over 30,000 students and parents. She is a TED x alumni speaker, and is an involved member within the communities of New Mexico. She also specializes in suicide awareness and prevention, where she works to destigmatize the issues surrounding mental health. Erica hopes that with each training experience she provides, students and their families gain a deeper sense of connection to their invaluable self-worth that can enable a strengthened community. Erica, is very excited to be part of the Atrisco Heritage Foundation Youth Training, and looks forward to continue to support and engage with NM Youth on all levels.
Curtis received his Bachelor of Arts degree (organizational communication) from the University of New Mexico and has been with the Children Youth & Families Department since August2016 serving as a training and development specialist at the Academy of ProfessionalDevelopment & Training. In this role Curtis provides training to all Field and Facilities staff.Aside from training at the Academy, Curtis also serves as a master trainer with USA Football, a comprehensive program developed in partnership with the National Football League to advance player safety in the game of football. Before Curtis started with CYFD, he managed PublicAllies NM for 5 years. With Public Allies Curtis ran one of the biggest AmeriCorps program here in the state. AmeriCorps members were provided comprehensive professional development and succession trainings to ensure reaching challenging operational goals for each member.
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It was nice talking to someone who has been through what we have, and good bring light to us
I appreciate all the kindness everyone brings to us.
I enjoyed being able to ask questions about someone else who has been in my shoes.
Good info for me to job search
Great instructor with great information
The presentation was interesting and thorough. Always enjoyable and pleasant
It allowed me to learn other things I did not know, that I needed to know
Thank you so much for everything! Curtis is an amazing teacher and person.
Grateful for the time and effort.
The instructors are awesome
I would like to thank both speakers for taking the time to work with us on every visit. Each visit was a pleasant one.
The instructor Curtis is very personable and educated. He made the topics clear to understand
Everything was satisfactory
It made me better understand and be aware of my financial spending and how to better invest in myself.
It gave me good info on budgeting and how to manage money
The stuff on goal setting and soft skills description was very helpful
Great energy and very direct, great communication
Informative and well put together
The poem was really neat, it got my mind thinking again.
Atmosphere is great, friendly attitude of Serena & Curtis
The training helped me open up to others about my past and allowed me to hear about others past.
1. He is always SUPER good!
2. Great energy & thoughtful discussion, combined w/fun and humor
3. The games are great team builders
4. Each component of this series is pertinent
5. I enjoyed interacting with other staff
6. Great activities and examples
7. Very effective and great style of teaching
1. I liked the information that was given & discussed. The presenter did a wonderful job interacting & keeping us engaged.
2. I enjoyed the experience and learned outside perspective on how everyone can come together to develop better habits for time management.
3. The trainer was personable and energetic
4. I felt the trainer was engaged. He actually felt purpose in what he discussed
1. Very good workshop, very helpful
2. Very engaging & involves everyone in the training
3. Really like the trainers personality & how he makes it fun and interesting
4. Thought the training was perfect, just wish we had more time always.
1. Great Trainer. Always enjoy the workshops
2. Enjoy his senses of humor
3. Really Liked his feedback and knowledge of everything related to the subject