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Higginbotham Learning

At Higginbotham Learning, you are at the center of everything we do including your professional development. We bring you the latest business trends, research and more to enrich your career and enhance the employee experience.

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Testimonals

Amber and Regan were enthusiastic and knowledgeable! I enjoyed the four sessions at one hour each; great length.
The webinar was professionally put together. Presenters were down to earth and very friendly in a professional matter.
I thought both presenters were both authentic and honest which makes them both relatable. Also, they seem to be living out what they teach.

Our Team

This award-winning team is here to support your learning needs, including webinars, seminars, and more. The Learning and development team is ever-growing, with an emphasis on Instructional Design, Facilitation, and Consulting. Contact us at learning@higginbotham.com with any event requests.

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Amber O'Reilly, CPTD

Learning & Development Manager

Amber O’Reilly has dedicated the past decade of her career to developing others in numerous organizations. She works with leaders to understand their culture and workflows of their teams and provides new learning opportunities through a collaborative effort. Amber has designed employee onboarding programs, leadership development initiatives, and client education series for the modern worker. Her focus is to enhance their career and learning experiences while effectively contributing to their company’s bottom line and ensuring a proper work-life balance. She is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and also has certificates in Instructional Design, Change Management, and Executive Coaching with the Association of Talent Development (ATD). Amber is also a national and Dallas chapter member of ATD and SHRM. Personally, Amber is a wife and mother of two daughters and enjoying their simple farm life in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Regan O'Hara

Facilitation Team Leader

Regan O’Hara serves as the Facilitation Team Leader for the Learning and Development team at Higginbotham, with her emphasis in Virtual Facilitation of Adult Learning. She is an active member of the Association for Talent Development, both nationally and locally, reflecting her dedication to advancing talent development practices. Regan is a proud honors graduate of Texas A&M University, with her degree in Human Resource Development. Gig Em! Over the past year alone, Regan has orchestrated nearly 100 learning events, showcasing her versatility in hosting webinars, live seminars, instructor-led trainings, and various virtual learning experiences. She currently holds certificates for Virtual Facilitation awarded from ATD, and Conflict Resolution. Furthermore, Regan has shared her wealth of experience with fellow HRD professionals, contributing to manuscripts shared across the globe. With a focus on employee engagement, leadership development, and communication, Regan’s leadership style is marked by a blend of expertise and empathy. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she’s adapted to life in Dallas, TX where she currently resides. Outside of the office, Regan recently married her husband, Jordan, and they both enjoy spending as much time as they can with their Goldendoodle, Maxi. Regan has a genuine passion for helping others succeed and believes joy can be as simple as a cup of coffee in the morning!

Kalifa Kelly

Instructional Design Team Leader

Bio coming soon!

Tyler Doyle

Instructional Designer

Tyler Doyle is an instructional designer who creates engaging, learner-centered content that generates results and motivates positive change. Prior to joining Higginbotham, Tyler Doyle spent two decades teaching Spanish and coaching in secondary schools.  His strength of building interpersonal relationships, creating programs, and developing leaders produced results inside the classroom and in athletic arena. He is member of the national, Dallas, and Ft Worth chapter of ATD and SHRM. He holds an MBA in Human Resources Management. Personally, Tyler lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife and three children.

Tana Taylor

Instructional Designer

Tana Taylor is an accomplished instructional designer with a proven track record of hands-on experience in creating and implementing impactful learning programs. Committed to shaping strategic learning and development initiatives that foster growth and success, Tana brings a wealth of expertise to her role. Before joining Higginbotham, Tana dedicated 15 years to serving as a CTE (Career and Technical Education) Educator. During this time, she successfully implemented evidence-based teaching methods, focusing on nurturing, and enhancing learners’ problem-solving and innovation skills to meet the evolving demands of the workforce. As a testament to her commitment to professional development, Tana is an active member of both the national and Fort Worth chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Residing in North Richland Hills, Texas, Tana shares her home with her husband and four dogs. Beyond her professional achievements, Tana takes pride in her role as a mother to six children and a grandmother to three grandchildren.

Jaydyn Gillham

Facilitator

Jaydyn Gillham joined the Facilitation team in 2024 to serve clients and employees. Before joining Higginbotham, she worked in Agricultural sales, where she learned the importance and value of customer service and engagement. She gained great experience in developing interpersonal relationships with employees and customers. Jaydyn graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Leadership and Development with a Minor in Youth Development. Jaydyn currently resides in a small town in Hubbard, TX, and is recently engaged and soon to be a military wife to her fiancé Logan.

Learn More About The Higginbotham Difference

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