H. Sandra Chevalier-Batik
Executive Assistant to the President for Special Projects
Assumption College, Windsor Ontario, Canada
Throughout her over 40-year business career, Ms. Chevalier-Batik has enjoyed responsible assignments in print production and management; training program development; project management; business process analysis; research and development; quality system operations; communications and customer/vendor relations.
Sandra invests the time needed to understand our client’s business goals and meet the key stakeholders of the project. Her experience of collaborating with organizations doing business process analysis, leading discovery workshops, and working with both internal and external cross-functional teams, helps ensure that conceptually, and functionally, each PDI project lives up to its potential.
H. Sandra Chevalier-Batik has conducted over 400 business and seminars and workshops and has been a featured speaker at numerous national and international conferences. Her extensive experience as a Business Process Analyst, Researcher, Curricula Developer and Trainer helps her bring a real-world sensibility to her work — leading client-project, Discovery Sessions.
Sandra supports her clients as a professional information technologist, business strategist, and project manager. She works with our clients to develop feasibility studies, competitive-positioning analyses, and provides Discovery Session reports, creative briefs, as well as training materials to support their business development campaigns.
Ms. Chevalier-Batik served on the founding board (1988-1992), and as President of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce; and as a board member, and later as President, of the National Business Quality Foundation (1989-1993). During her term as an NBQF board member, Sandra became a Deming Certified Quality, Productivity, and Competitive Positioning Analyst. Sandra developed and presented numerous Total Quality Management Training Sessions and Quality Partnership Programs for Local, State, and Federal Agencies, including Colorado Small Business Development Office, The Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Defense, and The Army Corps of Engineers. Additionally, she developed a Quality Partnership program for the Clemson University Conference on Professional Development for Women.
The Colorado Small Business Development Office appointed Chevalier-Batik as the Minority and Women’s Small Business Development Circuit Rider (1991-1992). In that position, she focused on the business development needs of emerging and small businesses in the metro-Denver area. In recognition for her work in the Minority and Women Business Community, Sandra was also chosen to participate in a Statewide leadership development program, 50-For-Colorado.
For her work in minority and women's business development, Sandra was awarded the 1992 SBA Region VIII, M/WBE Procurement Advocate Award; and the 1992 SBA Region VIII, Advocate of the Year Award for Women in Business. Sandra was recognized with the other leaders of the Minority Women’s Chamber Coalition as the 690th Point of Light by President George H. Bush and the Point of Light Foundation.
Special Event Organization
- Nation TQM Conference, Colorado Springs Co. 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
- Colorado Women's Chamber Annual Awards Luncheon, 1989, 1990, 1991
- WordCamp Austin Organizer, 2010, 2012, 2013
- Austin WordUp 2011
- Austin WordPress Developer Day, 2012, 2013
- Happy Joe WordPress BootCamp, Austin TX 2015
Additional Skills / Selected Projects
- Deming Certified Quality, Productivity, and Competitive Positioning Analyst
1988-1992 President, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
1989 -1993 President, National Business Quality Foundation
1991-1992 Colorado Small Business Development Minority and Women’s SBDC Circuit Rider
1992 SBA Region VIII, M/WBE Procurement Advocate Award
1992 SBA Region VIII, Advocate of the Year Award for Women in Business
1991 Awarded 690th Point of Light, as member of Minority Women’s Chamber Coalition, by President George H. Bush and the Point of Light Foundation
1991 50-For-Colorado, a State-wide leadership development program