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About Veritas Visioneering
The Veritas Team

Tierah L. Chorba

Awards:

2013 Facilitator of the Year, South Eastern Association of Facilitators

2013 Gold Impact Award, International Association of Facilitators

2009 Facilitation Impact Award, South Eastern Association of Facilitators

2006 Inc. Magazine 500 Fastest Growing Companies – Honored as a member of the six-person leadership team

Tierah L. Chorba, Founder and President

"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."
Winston Churchill

Tierah Chorba is an award winning facilitator and leader, garnering multiple honors for the results achieved through her leadership and her ongoing contribution to the field.

Leveraging her depth of training and facilitation experience to serve her clients, Tierah consistently delivers comprehensive solutions that address the needs of the entire system rather that just treating a symptom within it. The results are sustainable, scalable, meaningful growth in individuals and elevated performance throughout the organization.

Tierah and her partner recognized limitations within traditional planning, process and performance improvement models and have developered multiple methodologies, interventions and courses to address the deficiencies. They are designed to leverage the strengths resident within an organization and guide it members beyond the limitations of ineffective or inappropriate system components or behaviors.

Prior to establishing Veritas Visioneering, Tierah applied her leadership, facilitation, and training skills as a part of a six member executive team that garnered the company an Inc. 500 “America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” honor.

Achieving recognition nationwide as a leader in training, conflict resolution and planning, Tierah was previously employed by the nation’s largest training firm in the mortgage industry, TrainingPro, as their director of training. Her facilitation skills were crucial in creating the strategic alliances with various state and federal associations and governing bodies to address legislative and core competency issues within the banking industry.

Tierah is a member of the American Society for Training and Development, the South Eastern Association of Facilitators and is a Langevin Certified Training Director.

Walter A. Hanks, Co-founder
and Vice-President

"I have learned that lasting success cannot be achieved without the development of healthy and productive relationships that are based on truth, trust, open communication and a shared vision of what the future can hold."

Embracing this core philosophy, Walt Hanks co-founded Veritas Visioneering to provide a vehicle for bringing truth to those seeking an alternative to traditional planning and training programs.

He and his partner have developed proprietary models for managing change, engaging authentic accountability, improving interpersonal and organizational communication, embracing organizational transparency, and building healthy workplace relationships.

Prior to forming Veritas Visioneering, Inc., Walt operated Hanks Consulting for 8 years, working in planning, data analysis, and instructional design. His clients have included universities, publishers, nonprofit organizations, and manufacturers with duties including data analysis, training program development, and course development.

During this period Walt worked as Director of Curriculum Development for TrainingPro, the nation’s largest training company for the mortgage industry. His work involved translating often vague and poorly defined regulations into actionable training for industry professionals.

Walt has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in writing, health literacy, computer skills and personal health while earning high rankings for the quality of his instruction. A skilled researcher and statistician, he has published multiple data-based original research articles in scholarly journals.

During all phases of Walt's career he has drawn on the writing and communication skills gained in his first vocational efforts as a writer and journalist. He is known for his ability to translate complex information into easily understood training and communication materials.

Walt Hanks

Education:

BS & MS:
Community Health Education

Added Training in:
Communication Studies, Instructional Design and Statistics