Tech It Out

Join us for Tech It Out – Leading Where it Matters. Hear from industry experts about mattering in the workplace, home WiFi and coaching conversations.

  • September 12
  • 8:30 to 12:00
  • Comcast | 1531 Chartiers Avenue, Pittsburgh 15220

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Agenda

8:30 – 9:15 Full Buffet Breakfast

9:15 – 9:25 Opening Remarks — Danielle Erringer

9:25 – 10:15 – Rebecca Lamperski — Mattering in the Workplace

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:15 – Carl Hansen, Viavi – Home WiFi

11:15 – NOON – Danielle Erringer / Donna Dobbs — Coaching Conversations

Danielle Erringer

Danielle Erringer is currently the Sr HR Director with Comcast, she has been employed with Comcast for 12 years. She has over 20 years of Human Resource experience focused on employee relations, change management and business strategy. 

Danielle is the President of the Greater Pittsburgh WICT chapter, a member of the Comcast Women’s Network and Comcast Young Professional Employee Resource Group and is on the HR Committee with The Educational Partnership. She received her coaching certification in April of 2019 from Duquesne University through the International Coaching Federation and is now a certified life coach. She is also a member of the local ICF Greater Pittsburgh Chapter.

Danielle is a huge advocate in supporting women in our communities who want to get into a technical field or who are already working in the field but are looking for support and resources to help them be successful. She collaborates with other groups of woman who share a common interest in helping to have an impact in attracting, retaining, and advancing diverse professional women in the Pittsburgh Region. She enjoys mentoring others and has taken a great interest in helping others see their potential and honor their values through coaching. 

Her interests include cooking, taking time for exercise, which includes Yoga and running but her most important joy in life is spending time with her six grandchildren.

Rebecca Lamperski

Rebecca’s passion is to help leaders create a culture where employees feel they (and their work) matter, and where teams can be both productive and positive.  She recently completed a Master’s Degree in Applied Positive Psychology at University of Pennsylvania, and she also recently spent 2 ½ days being certified by Brené Brown in her new Dare to Lead Training Program.

Coaching and strategic facilitation are areas of expertise for Rebecca.  She earned a Coaching Certificate from Duquesne University, the ACC Coaching Certification from the International Coach Federation, and has a specialty in team/systems coaching, human performance improvement, and change management.  She enjoys bringing teams together in creative ways to bring energy and focus to achieving business goals, and at the same time developing relationship and engagement within the team.

Rebecca Lamperski serves as Executive Director of Learning and Development at Comcast University.  Rebecca partners nationally with Comcast Spotlight, FreeWheel and Comcast Business Sales to develop training strategies that align with business goals.  A 20-year veteran of Comcast, Rebecca began her career with Comcast Spotlight with her last sales position being Tri-State Senior Director of Sales of the Pittsburgh-Johnstown-Wheeling DMA’s.

Rebecca earned her MBA from St. Joseph’s University, and her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Love of Learning, Leadership and Zest are top strengths, and Rebecca relates as an ENFJ. 

Rebecca resides in Pittsburgh with her husband, Jamie, and her two daughters Jessica and Jackie. She is the ultimate soccer mom, an avid reader, and is completely in love with her two English Springer Spaniels (Dude and Maggie).

Carl Hansen

Carl is a 20 year veteran in the RF and Digital communications industry. During this time he has acquired a deep understanding of RF technologies that impact the network, technicians, and consumers alike.  He has held various roles in the MSO and test equipment industry including, Corporate Learning and Development, Corporate Operations and Engineering, and Software Application Product Development. Currently he is a Corporate Account manager with VIAVI Solutions with a focus on customer strategy, user experience and technical interactions after product delivery.

Donna Fredericks Dobbs, PC, PCC

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Donna is a Professional Coach and Consultant certified by the International Coach Federation. She has a passion for helping people and organizations get “unstuck” from the status quo.  She creatively helps people to unlock their potential and move toward fulfilling, abundant life, love and work.

Donna’s training and experience give her a unique perspective and holistic approach to personal and organizational growth, emphasizing the role that each individual plays in creating a relational culture where people and companies thrive. Since early 2018, Donna has served as Executive Leadership Coach for Comcast, the world’s second largest telecommunications conglomerate.  She’s partnered with more than 100 Managers, Directors and VPs in maximizing their professional and personal effectiveness.  Donna has also assisted numerous couples in strengthening their relationships and creating a shared vision for their future. Donna has used her background in Organizational Communication to serve a variety of organizations in both the private and public sectors; in that service, she discovered a love for helping people develop skills for healthy, fulfilling relationships in every sphere of life.  She is a certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator, a LOVETHINKS Program instructor and a Deacon in her church. Donna’s specialty is helping people and organizations create forward momentum for growth and flourishing.