SadiExperienced Operational Leader with a passion for learning
Providing strategic learning and development direction, creating professional growth opportunities, facilitating training programs
Sadi is an experienced Operational Leader with a passion for learning and development, excelling in providing strategic learning and development direction for the organization to drive results, all while exemplifying and executing the company’s values and culture.
She is passionate about using L&D to create personal and professional growth opportunities for her employees.
When employees feel they are learning skills they can take outside of the job she feels most fulfilled.
What she enjoys most about her L&D career is creating role-based career pathing, implementing high potential talent identification processes, partnering with operations to create consistency between markets, and creating leadership development courses.
Sadi created and facilitated a “train the trainer” development program for a premier cannabis company attended by 45 hourly associates, leads, and managers with an internal NPS of 9.3 and a pass rate of 85%.
As a Director of Training, Sadi implemented a high-potential identification process, which resulted in filling 5 out of 6 leadership roles internally.
Sadi completed gap analysis and redesigned employee skill assessments with HR to align with new job roles, followed by re-certification of tasks by role.
She saw a 25% decrease in performance-based writeups in the first 60 days.
She also created a 180-hour training program for franchisees, focusing on business acumen, operations, cannabis knowledge, and service standards.
Sadi implemented a New Store Opening Task Timeline for cross-functional department tracking, reducing the number of NSO calls/meetings to once per week as a National Training Director for another top cannabis company.
She created a Manager in Training program, leading to an internal promotion rate of 85% for AGMs and GMs across all markets.
Sadi built the L&D department from scratch, including a new restaurant opening program, internal and external leadership development, certified trainers, and training stores.