LDP Connect provides research, events and support to the global community of professionals who manage, support or recruit for development programs for early career hires. 



Become a member of the LDP Connect community of talent development program managers and recruiters.

Community Member



  • Access to the membership “mentoring on demand” network
  • Free registration to LDP Webinars
  • The monthly LDP Report –  a digest of content on early career talent development, and news on LDP Connect events, research and community
  • Access to member discussion forums

Professional Member

$295 / year

Includes all “Community” member benefits, plus

  • 20% off LDP Summit® registration
  • 30% off LDP Survey reports
  • 20% off LDP Workshop registration
  • 10% off custom research reports

Enterprise member

$2499 / year

Includes all “Professional” member benefits, plus

  • An unlimited number of members from your organization
  • An additional 5% off all LDP Summit® registrations (25% total discount)
  • An additional 5% off all LDP Workshop registrations (25% total discount)
  • An additional 10% off custom research projects (20% total discount)


LDP Connect is grateful to our volunteer evaluation committee

Angelisse Canady

Angelisse Canady

Leadership Development Program Manager

Angelisse Canady manages High Potential Programs for Lockheed Martin including the early career Leadership Development Program, diverse leadership focused Program Management Talent Initiative (PMTI) and Lead and Innovate for Tomorrow (LIFT), a program centered on the development of cross functional high potential senior managers. She has over 12 years’ experience with Lockheed Martin, holding various positions within Corporate Talent Management, HR Business Partner, EEO/Diversity, Labor Relations and Staffing. Mrs. Canady is a proud military wife. Her husband Marcus currently serves as a Commander in the United States Coast Guard assigned as the head of Operations at Air Station Corpus Christi. They have two children who keep them very busy and blessed.

Brenden Beckstein

Brenden Beckstein

Director, Organizational Effectiveness

Brenden Beckstein is an Organization Effectiveness leader at Raytheon where he partners with business and HR leadership to enable strategic organization culture change that drives increased business results. Over the past 20 years, Brenden’s held a variety of learning and development and talent management roles at Raytheon, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Liberty Mutual where he demonstrates his passion for helping organizations, teams, and employees grow and succeed. He also teaches Organizational Behavior at Merrimack College and is a proud graduate of Providence College. He’s earned master’s degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven and Louisiana State University and is ABD (all but dissertation) from LSU.

Farah Bernier

Farah Bernier

Head of Human Resources

Farah Bernier is the Head of Human Resources for Google’s Android, Pixel, Play, Wear and Unicorn Product Area, and Founder & Principal Coach of Farah Bernier Coaching. Based on her extensive human resources and talent management experience, Ms. Bernier consults with senior leaders in the organization to assess both business and individual progression and partners across leadership teams to define and execute on agreed upon individual and team strategies for success. Ms. Bernier frequently delivers workshops on cultural dexterity, personal branding, and other various professional development focus areas. Ms. Bernier is a graduate of Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, earned her MBA in Global Studies and Entrepreneurship from Babson College, and her CPC and ELI-MP through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching.

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