Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Location: Coventry, RI
Coventry, RI, April 13, 2011, Kenneth Carver, Regional Leadership Champion for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has been recognized by Elite American Executives for dedication, achievements and leadership in retail store management.
Mr. Carver has achieved much during his 14-year career in retail since starting in an entry-level position with Blair Corporation, one of the largest direct mail retailers in the U.S. He spent another year with Kmart Corporation before settling into his current employer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Carver originally started working in retail to fund a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Endinboro University of Pennsylvania. He found himself to be a good fit due to his charming personality and decided to stay within the industry.
In his current position as regional leadership champion, Mr. Carver fully utilizes his expertise in training, talent and leadership development to accomplish his duties and responsibilities. He primarily conducts leadership development and operations training for current managers, and general training for employees. Having completed years of industry-related training, he is regularly called upon to assist in the development and delivery of target training and development materials. For his loyalty to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Mr. Carver is the recipient of both the five- and ten-year service awards. He received the Best Servant Leadership Award for District 306 in 2009. He is thankful to receive the support of his family, including his wife, 1-year-old son, parents and siblings, as well as his current and previous employers and co-workers. He believes that the level of success he has attained would not be possible without them.
In the near future, Mr. Carver would like to write corporate training curriculum, obtain a Master of Science in adult education and become a member of the American Society for Training and Development. He would also like to be involved in the education programs at his church. Upon completion of the master’s degree, he intends to work toward a doctoral degree in the area of adult education, instructional design, technology and learning theory.
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