Talent Development Facilitators

Julie Miller
Talent Development Facilitation Supervisor

(225) 219-9427

Julie Miller originally joined State Civil Service’s Talent Development team in September 2015 as a facilitator. In her role as a facilitator, she worked closely with state agencies to tailor trainings to address the unique needs of each agency. She used her prior experience of supervising, coaching, and training employees to fuel her passion for assisting agencies. In March of 2019, Julie accepted the opportunity to expand her knowledge of state agencies’ Human Resources departments as a member of POD B. In March 2020, Julie accepted the opportunity to become Talent Development’s Facilitation Supervisor. In this role, Julie hopes to combine her experiences within State Civil Service to expand the ways in which training can support human resources departments.

Christee Atwood
Talent Development Consultant

(225) 342-8539

Christee Gabour Atwood joined the CPTP Training Team in 2015. With her mission of “Linking Laughter & Learning”, she’s been creating learning and development initiatives since 1986. Christee is the author of 15 books, with seven of those published by the Association for Talent Development. Her books have been translated into Chinese and Japanese and are used in universities worldwide. Her background also includes work in radio, television, newspaper and magazines, as well as association management and independent consulting. In her role with CPTP, Christee develops and facilitates classroom and virtual workshops to help State employees take their professional skills to the next level.

Kymberlie Broussard
Talent Development Consultant

(225) 342-8510

Kymberlie Broussard is a Talent Development Specialist with extensive experience in creating, promoting and delivering training solutions to all organizational departments. After receiving her MBA from the University of Phoenix, Kymberlie served several departments in designing and delivering successful training programs in management development, team building, customer service, sales, and performance management for financial institutions. Kymberlie is very passionate about fostering a supportive and enjoyable learning environment for all participants.

Tara Gallope
Talent Development Consultant

(225) 342-8085

Tara Gallope joined State Civil Service’s Talent Development Team in 2020. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication with two minors in Leadership and Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a background in Marketing and Communications. She has proven experience with public speaking, interpersonal relations, customer service, and emotional intelligence. Tara’s people-oriented personality drives her passion for training and talent development, and she strives to help others grow both personally and professionally through encouraging environments.

Reed Williams
Talent Development Consultant

(225) 219-9430

Reed Williams joined the State Civil Service’s Talent Development Team in July 2022. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Southeastern Louisiana University. He served as a teacher in Ascension Parish for 4 years, where he also served as a mentor teacher. He has experience with public speaking, teaching, coaching employees, and planning/facilitating professional development opportunities for employees. Reed has a passion for education and believes that growth is a mindset that allows everyone to achieve success, both individually and professionally.