IIBA Leadship Webinar Series

A Study of “The Leadership Challenge” by James Kouzes and Barry Posner 

Practice One: Model the Way 

Judy Alter explores the first Practice of the book and uses her real life experiences to relate her leadership experiences as a seasoned BA and how she has helped to Model the Way. 
 
The Presenter: Judy Alter, CBAP, FLMI, HIA, ACS, PCS, IIBA Regional Director for Central Americas Chapters
 
Judy is a lifelong Nebraskan and holds a BA in Economics from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Judy has been employed at Mutual of Omaha for 31 years. Her career includes 10 years in Health Claims, 10 years in Health & Life Policy owner Services, and the last 11 years as a Sr. Business Systems Analyst. 
 
She has worked on many different projects supporting the Individual Life Product Portfolio. Judy is currently working on Strategic Projects and has been helping design Life User Interface for the Life Products Administration system. 
 
Judy has been involved in the Heartland Chapter of the IIBA® since it was formed in 2007 and chartered in 2009. Judy served as Chapter President from January 2012 to January 2016. She sharpened and refined her leadership skills in this position. “You gain experience as the CEO of a Non-Profit group that is comprised of all volunteers”. 
 
Judy has worked on all seven of the Annual Business Analysis Conferences the Chapter has hosted. She is the Conference Chair for the 2016 version. “Being the overall leader I need to motivate and assist the Conference Chairs and Volunteers”. 
 
In September 2015 Judy was appointed as the IIBA Regional Director for Central Americas. Her main purpose is to serve as a liaison between IIBA and Americas Central Region Chapters. This position is all about relationships and networking. “I have increased my rolodex of contacts and have met fantastic people. Once again I am refining my leadership skills in a different way as most of my interactions are through email and conference calls.” 
 
In this Practice you will learn how Judy’s life and leadership experiences Modeled her Way.