ExuLAB (pronounced eggs-ek-YOU-lab) inspires the growth of global executive leaders- to lead empathetically & perform successfully- as a force for good in our world- even when it seems impossible.
An exhilarating learning and leadership development "lab" for executives- ExuLAB is a refreshing effervescent space for leaders and the organizations they serve to learn, grow, explore, create, expand & reach beyond their highest level of human performance.
ExuLAB was brought into the world to inspire our purpose. Born in the beautiful U.S.A., ExuLAB is founded upon the embrace of more than two decades of vibrant expertise in learning methodology and instructional design coupled with a deep strength in building enterprise-wide learning strategy & up-levelling executive leadership performance- meticulously executed with a fresh approach to the learning & leadership challenges affecting today's organizations. Our work never consists of 'canned programming' but thoughtfully contoured & created experiences & solutions animating a human-centered design practice created to embody purpose, reflect your precise organizational goals, meet the moment of need & impact with transformative results & extremely high rates of long-term retention & application that translate into true ROI.
We are experts in human-centered experiential learning & specialize in utilizing this highly impactful robust learning method as the vehicle to acquire & apply new knowledge, skill & belief within the leadership & development space- & turbo charge performance. We are helmed by our Chief Leadership Officer, D.C. Alves M.Ed., a results-driven visionary & transformational leader, who, throughout her career, has successfully created, produced, designed & led inspired enterprise learning/leadership development strategic solutions in both the public & private sector for industries including:
Producing results generating more than $15 million in revenue from more than 51,000 learning & leadership experiences (& counting), our CLO leverages her expertise to chart our course every day with heart, determination, courage, inspiration & love.
"Inspiring, encouraging and providing hope to leaders at all levels is core to my purpose as Chief Leadership Officer at ExuLAB. I've been in the world of professional learning and leadership development for almost two decades and I have seen the best and the worst of what leadership can do and be in this world. Leaders possess a very unique power and responsibility. It is my goal to help leaders harness this power to be a force for good in the world. Real ROI is developing and believing in your purpose & the people on your team- when this happens profits soar and people prosper- on many levels. My goal is to teach you the best of what I discovered and be your guide on this journey to excellent executive performance."
-D.C. Alves M.Ed., Chief Leadership Officer, ExuLAB
Authority Magazine- Published Contributing Author- "5 Things You Need to be a Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times"
Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board Member-Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Services
Talent Management Business Intelligence Board Member-Chief Learning Officer-BetterWork Media Group
Workforce Business Intelligence Board Member-Workforce.com
Judge-Learning Elite Awards-Chief Learning Officer-Human Capital Media
Legacy of Leadership Alumni Award-George Mason University
Alumni Ambassador-George Mason University
Lee Hertzfeld Award-The Catholic University of America
USC Town & Gown
Chief Learning Officer-IRWA
Vice President Professional Development-IRWA
Infrastructure Learning Ecosystems- Strategy & Implementation
IKT Transatlantic Cooperation on Infrastructure- Underground Infrastructure Panorama- Curriculum & Development
Center for Social Ecology & Public Policy-Curriculum & Development
Infrastructure Professional Ethics-Curriculum & Development
UCLA Learning Team-Instructor Leadership Development Collaboration for Infrastructure Professionals-Curriculum & Development
Energy Industries & Renewables-Curriculum & Development
ASTM 1527- ESA1- Environmental Site Assessments-Curriculum & Development
Enterprising Leaders- HiPo Leadership Journey-Curriculum & Development
United Nations Economic and Social Council-Vetted NGO Representative
Digital Instruction Method for Professional Instructors- Curriculum and Development
Conflict Management & Mediation-Curriculum & Development
Electrical Utilities & Transmission-Curriculum & Development
Responsible Land Development (International)-Curriculum & Development
International Society for Performance Improvement-"Leading Through Glass Walls"- Workshop
Program Management, Faculty Advisor, Speaker Affairs-Envision EMI-Leadership Education
Certified University Board Examiner-NCATE
National Academies-National Research Council-Enhancing Professional Development of Teachers, University of California, Irvine-Invitational
National Teacher Quality, Education & Accreditation, Professional Development Training Specialist NCATE Professional Development Web Series-NCATE
Superintendent's Advisory Council-Fairfax County Public Schools
Performance-Based Assessment Taskforce on Language Acquisition in collaboration with ACTFL- Fairfax County Public Schools
Professional Development of Teachers- Fairfax County Public Schools- "Using Technology in Language Instruction with the Embassy of Ecuador & The Organization of American States"- Impact II Grant Awardee
Guest Services Advisory Board, Human Resources and Conference Services- Ritz-Carlton Embassy Row Washington, D.C.
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Member & Key Holder
Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society Member
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Member
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, United States Department of Homeland Security- ISD Suitability Clearance
M.Ed. George Mason University
University of Virginia- CRISS Method Course for Master's
B.A. The Catholic University of America
La Universidad de Valladolid, Spain- International Service Program for Bachelor's