Venza Group Appoints Patty McIntosh as Training Strategy & Implementation Director

(Alpharetta, GA – August 15, 2011) The Venza Group proudly announces the appointment of Patty McIntosh to the position of Training Strategy & Implementation Director.  In this key leadership role, Patty will deploy her extensive expertise in the areas of appreciative inquiry, instructional design, adult learning theory, team building, executive coaching, and project management to developing innovative and engaging eLearning and classroom training.  Additionally, Patty will be working collaboratively and strategically with clients, from initial consultation to rollout and implementation, to insure that their training needs are heard and met and their goals for learning are achieved.

Patty McIntosh has skillfully used her skills as a professional educator, mediator, project manager, and technology analyst throughout her career to assess customers’ systems and soft-skills training needs and deliver programs for them that are innovative, engaging, strengths-based, and results-oriented.  A seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in instructional design and development, Patty has worked extensively in both the private sector (in the areas of technology, hospitality, and human resources) as well as in public service (at the local, state, and federal levels).  Past employers include the City of Atlanta, the State of Alaska, Passkey, Killington Resort, and the State of Vermont.

“With Patty aboard, the Venza Group affirms its commitment to building productivity in hospitality worldwide,” says Jeff Venza, President/CEO.

About Patty McIntosh
A native of Atlanta with a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science in Mediation from Champlain College in Vermont, Patty McIntosh brings to the table a wealth of knowledge about how people learn, as well as significant skill in asking clients the right questions, zeroing in not only on their ideal outcomes for training, but what tools and delivery methods will most likely deliver those results.  Also, Patty is a member of and avidly volunteers for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), participating in the Atlanta Chapter and its local Special Interest Groups.


VENZA is passionate about the development of technology and services that enable hotels to feel more secure concerning guest data breaches and human vulnerability. With decades of experience, VENZA has the knowledge and experience to empower hotels and their employees to tackle the dynamic cybercrime and guest security landscape.

Over 10,000 properties in over 100 countries look to the VENZA for tools, technology, and strategic security support. Founded in 2008, VENZA is a privately held company and headquartered in Roswell, GA. For more information, please call 770.685.6500 or visit


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