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Meet Amy Landry

"No matter what industry you are in, your team is your most important asset," says Amy Landry, whose passion for training and motivating people has guided her career. "Tapping into what drives your people, giving them the tools to succeed, and setting them up for success will mean a world of difference."

 

career highlights

  • Worked at The Walt Disney World Company and Disney Cruise Lines

  • Human Resources career with Hilton Worldwide when she finished her graduate studies at University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College

  • Consulting in graduate school for companies including Norwegian Cruise Lines and Carey Limousines

  • Integral part in developing service and leadership training for creation of a worldwide brand, Waldorf Astoria Resorts

  • Directed training amidst re-launch of the legendary Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans

  • Director of Human Resources for Hotel Monteleone

  • Consultant through Willoz Consulting

  • Has advised dozens of organizations from Shell to Children’s Hospital and has ongoing relationships with NOLA Motorsports Park

  • Created and founded Fuel Success Academy, LLC which was recently awarded a grant to fund training with Children's Hospital

  • President of American Business Women Association Crescent City Connections Express Network

  • Established an annual women leadership conference, 'DRIVE Leadership,' and other professional development events including 'Negotiation Skills & Networking' to celebrate National Equal Pay Day

  • Serves on the Professional Development Committee for the Society of Human Resources of New Orleans. She also was selected for the YLC's (Young Leadership Council) Leadership Development 2016 class

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Meet Shannon Edmondson

Shannon has shaped a lifetime of experience in business and education, along with her love of writing, into that of an Educational Consultant, a professional adult trainer, and curriculum writer. 

 
 

Career highlights

  • Certified as a National Trainer for The Center for Teacher Effectiveness

  • Project Coordinator and HR administrator for an international photographic accessory company, LumiQuest

  • Founder of a line of herbal medicine bath products, Infinity BathTea

  • Graduated Summa cum Laude from the University of Southwestern Louisiana for two degrees

  • Former President of the Vermilion Honor Society, secretary for Delta Kappa Pi, vice-president of the Student Council for Exceptional Children, and the recipient of the SCEC student of the year award

  • Served as graduate assistant working on a grant to establish, train, and implement a computerized educational program

  • Helped pilot the first computerized Individual Education Plan program in the county as a trainer, and assisted in applying for grants for computers in the classroom

  • Received her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction and later taught English at St. Thomas More High School

  • Employed Differentiated Instruction as an ongoing standard in all of her classes, creating self-administered rubrics and group rubrics to achieve their goals

  • Member of the American Business Women Association Crescent City Connections Express Network