Gail Moore-Swaby, CPLP, has had a distinguished 25-year career in global technology, consulting and diversified learning and development with major for-profit companies. Her business career began as an account systems engineer with IBM, working there for five years. Her primary assignments were conducting network assessments, strategy, design and implementation for local area networks. Moore-Swaby then launched a 12-year career with BearingPoint, the multinational management and technology consulting firm headquartered in Amsterdam. BearingPoint was formerly the consulting services operations of KPMG LLP and was spun off into a separate business unit while Moore-Swaby was there. At KMPG/Bearing Point, Moore-Swaby rose from senior consultant to manager to senior manager and finally to director of learning and development for the Americas. The bulk of Moore-Swaby's earlier work here was in IT, telecommunications strategy/architecture and consulting. As director of learning and development for the Americas, Moore-Swaby was responsible for the training and professional development programs for 6,000 BearingPoint staffers in North, South and Central America. She was an independent consultant for a short time before taking on the role as director, senior director and then vice president of program development and corporate training for the Ultimate Medical Academy. Here Moore-Swaby oversaw three departments: program development, corporate learning and development, and educational supplies and operations. Key tasks included launching UMA's online business unit and the building and launch of UMA's YOUniversity. She led a team of instructional designers, curriculum developers and technology experts in creating online content that has now reached more than 8,000 students. She joined BICSI in 2014 as the vice president of professional development. In her current role she is responsible for the direction, production and growth of the BICSI Mission in publications and educational programs as supported by the association membership and board of directors, and under the direction of the BICSI executive director/chief executive officer. Areas of responsibility within the organization include supervising staff members in training delivery and operations, publications, standards, curriculum development and learning, and educational development departments. Moore-Swaby has a BS degree with a double major in computer information systems and international business with a minor in psychology from New York University. She is also a certified professional in learning and performance from the Association of Talent Development.