Bridget Sampson, CEO of SCC, has been designing and delivering cutting edge professional development programs for over 20 years. Having earned her Master’s Degree with Distinction in Communication Studies, Bridget’s areas of expertise include presentation skills, leadership, influence, team-building, managing change, conflict resolution, coaching skills, and more. Bridget is certified in the popular True Colors personality identification system, which increases collaboration and reduces conflict on teams.
As a complement to her work in the private sector, Bridget has served on the faculty of California State University, Northridge for 25 years. She is passionate about helping students connect theory with practice and apply the skills they learn to their professional lives after graduation. The courses Bridget teaches include organizational communication, advanced public speaking, intercultural communication, and advanced interpersonal communication. Bridget was honored to be the 2012 recipient of the Don Dorsey Excellence in Mentoring Award, presented by the Educational Opportunity Program at CSUN.
Todd Parker, Senior Consultant since 2012, receives rave reviews from SCC clients for his presentation and coaching skills. He started out in the music business as a Senior A&R Executive for ThroBack/Atlantic Records and Windswept Music Publishing. After forming the independent record label ThroBack Records, Todd helped take the company’s first album release to Gold Record status. He facilitated the sales of millions of records around the globe and played an integral role in placing music in hit television shows and movies such as Spider Man 2, The Punisher, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entourage, and more. Todd brings a wealth of experience leading teams to dramatic, lasting results.
Todd earned his Master’s Degree with Distinction in Communication Studies and is a member of the California State University, Northridge faculty. He specializes in interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, leadership, public speaking, argumentation, organizational communication, and intercultural communication. Todd’s dynamic, impactful facilitation style earned him the two-time honor of the Polished Apple Teaching Award. He is a published researcher, having co-authored a study featured in the 2012 Special Edition of Howard Journal of Communication. Todd was invited to present this important intercultural communication research at the 2012 National Communication Association conference.