Leigh Anne Lankford

TrainingPros Region(s): National | Southeast

Meet the Relationship Manager

TrainingPros President Leigh Anne Lankford serves clients throughout all markets and manages the company’s team of Relationship Managers. With her extensive background in the retail, finance, human resources, healthcare, and information technology industries, Leigh Anne has honed the skills that make her a true learning and development expert. Her areas of greatest experience are in instructional systems design, performance consulting, and eLearning design.

Leigh Anne joined TrainingPros in 2007 as a consultant and later became a Relationship Manager for the Atlanta market before becoming President of TrainingPros in 2020. Prior to joining the TrainingPros team, Leigh Anne worked for the Federal Reserve System, ADP, National Vision, and GE Capital. She is an active member of the Association for Talent Development. Her extraordinary contributions to clients and consultants year after year make Leigh Anne a trusted business partner for TrainingPros clients, consultants, and Relationship Managers across the board.

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelor's in Business Management – University of West Georgia
  • Master's in Human Resources Development – Georgia State University
  • Information Mapping
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt

Organizations

Fun Facts

  • Favorite Comfort Food:

    Steak

  • First Job Ever Held:

    Mowing lawns

  • Where I Would Live Were Money No Object:

    Somewhere that’s warm year round

  • People Often Mistake Me For:

    Not really anyone, but I have been compared to Courtney Thorne-Smith when I was much younger.

  • Little Known (Celebration-Worthy) Fact About Me:

    I rappelled off an 11 story building and walked on fire (not at the same time!)

  • Childhood Nickname:

    LA

  • Favorite Quote:

    "Every day on the green side of the grass is a good one."

TrainingPros, founded in 1997, works closely with learning departments of large organizations to identify, attract, and support leading contract specialists for focused training and development engagements.