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2022 Board Information

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Board of Directors Position Descriptions

Click each board member's name to see a biography and contact information. 

President - Andrea Meade 

President Elect - Mike Stefonik

Vice President, Administration - Elan Simpson

Vice President, Finance - Andrew Zoromski

Vice President, Marketing - Megan Watt

Vice President, Membership - Kasey Dougan

Co-Vice President, Professional Development - Stacey Sykes

Co-Vice President, Professional Development - Cristina Follen

Vice President, Technology - Claire Stathas

Andrea Meade, President


Andrea has been working in the talent development field for over 12 years. She started training because she simply had a knack for it. Since then, she has continued to grow as a trainer and develop her skills and experience in facilitation, instructional design and coaching. She currently works as a CS Training Manager for Shopbop (a subsidiary of Amazon) supporting their customer contact centers world-wide. She also oversees their customer service quality assurance department. Andrea has previously earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. In 2014, she obtained her Certified Professional in Learning and Performance from ATD.

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Mike Stefonik, President Elect


Mike recently surpassed ten years in the talent development and has spent that time in various roles from ranging from facilitation to managing training and is currently an instructional designer with Sentry Insurance. He is also currently the VP of Marketing for ATD-MAC.

While Mike has a background in technical and operational training and instructional design, he gets most excited about building up those around him to help them live up to their potential. As a member of ATD, Mike has grown his training skills and connections in the area and wants to give others the kind of experience he has had as part of the training community in the Madison area.

Mike is an endurance sports enthusiast and when he is not training for work he is training for his next race.

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Elan Simpson, VP Administration


Elan joined the Exact Sciences team in January of 2015. She is a certified Epic Principal Trainer in Resolute Professional Billing and builds and maintains Epic Training Environments. Advocating for inclusion has led her to co-leading the Training & Development modules for Urban League Career Academy, participating in Exact's Community Committee, joining the United Way Training Committee, and becoming an adjunct facilitator for Facilitated Discussions on Racism.  

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Andrew Zoromski, VP Finance


Drew is a Training and Development supervisor at Exact Sciences who values the strength of the learning community and works to provide development opportunities throughout the employment journey. Drew’s career has been guided by a principle of helping others and he seeks opportunities to do so both in the workplace and the greater community.

Drew holds a Master and Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has taught public speaking at UW-Milwaukee, UW-Oshkosh, and Waukesha County Technical College, and was a Fulbright Grantee in 2013. He is additionally certified as an Epic Principal Trainer in Resolute Professional Billing.

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Megan Watt, VP Marketing


Megan is a Learning Programs Manager at Exact Sciences where she is currently taking an innovative approach to redesign new hire training. Megan loves to collaborate with colleagues and solve big challenges. Prior to working at she started her career in higher education working at three Big Ten institutions teaching career and leadership courses. From there to the e-commerce start up world to speaking and consulting to healthcare to state government and HR. The goal of helping people along the way been at the forefront of each move. 

Megan holds Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Earth Space/Science Education from Florida State University and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Student Affairs from Indiana University. She’s an avid college sports fan and the Packers.

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Kasey Dougan, VP Membership


Kasey has been in training and instructional design since 2014. She has a passion for designing e-learning and instructor-led training materials which are interactive, learner-centered, and gives her opportunities to flex her graphic design skills. She recently achieved ATD’s CPTD certification in February of 2022 and is ready for her next talent development adventure!  

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Stacey Sykes, Co-VP Professional Development


Stacey is a Talent Management professional for Labcorp who has a passion for career development and lifelong learning. She currently leads Labcorp’s corporate tuition assistance program as well the Global Internship Program. Stacey is also a Madison Chapter lead for ASCEND, Labcorp’s Employee Resource Group for early-in-career professionals and enjoys organizing guest speakers, workshops, and networking events. Prior to working for Labcorp, Stacey worked in student services for 6 years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and enjoyed assisting professional master’s students with their academic plans and professional development. Stacey has a BA in Psychology from UW-Madison, an MS in Counseling from UW-Whitewater, a Certificate in Human Resources from MATC, and recently obtained her SHRM-CP in 2021.

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Cristina Follen, Co-VP Professional Development

I have worked in the training and development space for nearly 10 years in a variety of roles. Connecting with people through learning has always brought me a lot of happiness. I currently oversee site-level training at Catalent Pharma Solutions. My responsibilities include optimizing the learning management system, managing site trainers, leading departments in curriculum development, and ensuring training compliance and inspection readiness.  

Personally, I enjoy spending time running and biking on the Madison area trails. I also volunteer with United Way serving on their training committee with a goal of improving training for volunteers as well as current/new staff.

I have always said that I am a student of my career and as the VP of Professional Development, I welcome the opportunity to support our Chapter’s professional development programming.

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Claire Stathas, VP Technology


Claire is a Principal Trainer at Exact Sciences where she supports software training for clinical laboratory and customer care center staff. She is certified in Epic Beaker Curriculum and Training Environment Build and is working on earning another Epic certification in Identity. Prior to working for Exact Sciences, she taught English as a Second Language at the high school and university-level in Japan. Claire has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Arizona State University.


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