Jason Gardner, CPLP, is the Senior Organizational Development Trainer for Southwest Gas. In this role, he designs, develops, and oversees programs that helps drive leadership development for over 2200 employees in three states. These programs are delivered to a broad range of employees from front line staff to executive level leaders, using various methods and platforms from webinars and e-learning courses to classroom facilitation and instructor led training.
His previous position was with MGM Resorts International as Director of Learning and Development at their University. There he helped run learning initiatives that impacted 62,000 global employees. His experience in hospitality and gaming is just part of his 13 years of experience in training and development. Jason is also one of the first Certified Professionals in Learning and Performance in Southern Nevada. He is past-President of the local Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) and is currently VP of Membership.