Welcome to the ATD Long Island Website!

Our Mission:
We are an established professional network that connects the Long Island talent development community to enhance career growth through quality resources and programming.

ATD Long Island offers 10% discount on membership when purchased on ATD National site

For a limited time, ATD Long Island will offer a 10% discount when membership is purchased on the ATD National site.  In addition ATD Professional and Professional Plus will be offered at a 10% discounted rate.

Offer expires on 9/13/19.  

Upcoming Live Events

26 Sep 2019 6:00 PM • Marcum 10 Melville Park Road. Melville, NY 11747
02 Oct 2019 1:00 PM • Dow Jones 4300 US 1 North, Princeton (Monmouth Junction), NJ 08852
17 Oct 2019 5:30 PM • HILTON Melville Savoy Ballroom 598 Broad Hollow Road Melville, NY 11747
22 Oct 2019 6:00 PM • Marcum 10 Melville Park Road. Melville, NY 11747
29 Oct 2019 12:00 PM • Virtual Event
13 Nov 2019 6:00 PM • Marcum 10 Melville Park Road. Melville, NY 11747

Upcoming Virtual Events

29 Oct 2019 12:00 PM • Virtual Event


effective July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 



PRESIDENT: Stephanie Burke SPHR, SHRM-SCP (Human Resources  Manager, Atlas Financial Holdings) joins us with a rich Human Resources background  and a passion for learning.She is experienced in all areas of Human Resources  including performance management and talent development. Stephanie earned her Bachelors degree in Business  Administration - Human Resource Management from Baruch College and MS Human  Resource Management from St. Joseph's College. 

VP FINANCE: Karen Flynn (Corporate Controller, CHE Senior Psychological Services) has 20+ years in the Finance & Accounting Industry and 15+ years as a Controller primarily in the Healthcare sector. Her expertise is in leading the company's internal financial reporting , corporate accounting and internal control functions.  Karen earned her BA in Accounting from Dowling College and MBA in Finance from Adelphi University.

 VP PROGRAMMING: Lauren Gigner  


VP MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS: Lisa Privett-Wood (Sr. Manager Learning, Global Operations, Hilton) has spent her career in Learning and Human Resources, working in the Hospitality industry. She holds a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Lisa served as Chapter President and VP Programming for ATD LI.

VP MEMBERSHIP: Lisa Garraputa (AVP, HR, BNB Bank) is a Talent Acquisition Leader who works with management to attract, retain, and develop talent across all lines of business.  Lisa knows that strong talent is a crucial part of the business' success .  She has a strong passion in building professional relationships, mentoring talent new to the workforce, and connecting with talented professionals seeking new opportunities.  She has worked in Human Resources for over 14 years handling various aspects of the function including payroll, benefits, human capital management systems, analytics, and employment Law.  Lisa graduated from Hofstra with a BA in Communications.

VP TECHNOLOGY & PAST PRESIDENT : Larry Kravitz (Organizational Development Manager, Henry Schein) has spent over 24 years in the learning and development arena. Larry loves providing inspirational workshops, with experience facilitating leadership development, sales, and technical training.  He provides comprehensive learning support in training design and development as well as learning management system expertise. Larry has held certifications from Blanchard, Covey, Workplace Connections, Netspeed Leadership, Predictive Index, and Mind Gym.  He has earned a Six Sigma Green Belt in methodology and has been recognized by Training Magazine as an Effective Performance Consultant.  Larry has served as VP Finance and VP Membership and President.


Director of Programming - Sy Islam

Director of Virtual Programming - Bill Lopez

Director of Membership - Melissa Trifoli



Please let us know about guest speakers and topics you would be interested in hearing from and about in the coming months.  If you have an interest yourself, then by all means we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your comments/proposals to sy@talentmetrics.io 

All comments/proposals will be reviewed with our Board for consideration of an upcoming session. Presentations should be educational/developmental opportunities for our membership and topics should align with the ATD Competency Model which can be viewed at https://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.

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