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Principal Consultant Joseph N. Raia
Joe Raia is the founder and President of Glimmerglass Consulting & Training, Inc. His extensive human resources, organization development, consulting and training expertise has been built through a solid mix of experience as an internal human resources executive within the broadcast industry and as an external consultant to numerous organizations. Over the years, Joe has consulted with leading organizations including Constellation Energy/Baltimore Gas & Electric, Eastman Kodak, Fannie Mae, Fidelity Investments, General Electric, Hoffmann-LaRoche, Loyola College, Microsoft, PJM Interconnection, Raycom Media, Showtime Networks, Texas Instruments, Viacom, and Volvo.
Joe’s consulting and training practice focuses on leadership development, performance management, process improvement, and organizational and team effectiveness. Joe provides the appropriate consulting balance of insight, guidance, and partnership to help clients strengthen their culture and achieve results. In the training and development arena, he designs, customizes and delivers a broad range of leadership and management development programs and processes. A strong facilitator, Joe helps individuals and groups clarify goals and methods for achieving and improving results. He has been invited to speak at several national conferences including the American Psychological Association, American Society for Training and Development, Center for Collaborative Organizations, Federal Asian Pacific American Council, Federally Employed Women, and National Image.
Prior to forming Glimmerglass in 1996, Joe was Vice President with Management Partners Incorporated. He led the training and development arm of that consulting firm, overseeing the development and delivery of a series of employee and management development processes. His consulting assignments included work in performance management, team development, skills assessment, quality assurance, change management, and GE’s Work-Out process.
Before moving into the external consulting role, Joe spent over ten years in a variety of human resources management and organization development positions in the broadcast industry. As Director of Organization and Management Development with the National Broadcasting Company, he had direct responsibilities for human resources consulting and operations for a number of client divisions. As Director of Human Resources for WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., he was responsible for employee relations, organization development, and all human resources activities. Joe began his career in the public sector, working for the New York State Division of Probation, where he was responsible for designing and implementing an agency-wide management-by-objectives process.
Joe holds an M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York and a B.S. in Psychology from the State College of New York at Oneonta.