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TrainingPros has spent over 25 years serving the training, eLearning, and technical writing communities. We are excited to continue partnering with consultants, to support and strengthen the learning and development (L&D) community by inspiring diverse viewpoints, sharing industry insights, and finding new opportunities for our most valued resource, you!
Join us for Consultant Appreciation Week as we celebrate our amazing consultants May 8 – 12, 2023!
Be sure to check back every day this week, for exciting announcements,
new content, and daily winners for our most valued consultants.
Thank You, Consultants!
Consultant Spotlight: Mike McKinny
“Mike has been a consultant who is instrumental to me and my clients’ success in strategic projects over the past three years. He’s been both an ID and Lead ID with a variety of clients.” — Cheryl Manning, TrainingPros Relationship Manager
“Mike is worth his weight in gold.” “Mike is the Justin Timberlake of the ID world. He has an amazing set of abilities to do anything.” — TrainingPros’ Clients
Congratulations Ashley Murphy
You are the swag bag winner for Friday, May 12, 2023!
Consultant Spotlight: Deborah Blue
“Deborah is an exceptional HRIS (human resource information system) and LMS (learning management system) consultant. She is guiding our client through a detailed LMS selection and design process. Throughout the process, she has professionally managed multiple scope changes, provided LMS and project management expertise, and proactively communicated with the team, especially regarding potential roadblocks to achieving their goals.”
“Her goal and passion is to help our clients achieve success for their teams and organizations, even if it means managing difficult conversations, which she does in a highly professional manner. She is a joy to work with!” — Chenier Mershon, TrainingPros Relationship Manager
Congratulations Letita Pinkney
You are the swag bag winner for Thursday, May 11, 2023!
Consultant Spotlight: Lewis Likens
“I met Lewis in 2021. His former colleague and a TrainingPros client referred me to him as a stellar consultant in the L&D space, particularly in leadership development projects. Since we met, he has worked with five different clients on ten projects. One very large and selective client has asked him to return every year since then to deliver their enterprise-wide leadership development program!”
“As a sky-diver and life-long educator, Lewis is not afraid of challenges or surprises, which is important when working with executives. When I want my clients to have the very best, I ask Lewis to do it!” — Lori Fancher, TrainingPros Relationship Manager
Congratulations Brian Clark
You are the swag bag winner for Wednesday, May 10, 2023!
Consultant Spotlight: Ron Alcala
“Ron is a change management consultant and has been supporting the Oracle implementation project going on 3 years! He is a true partner to our client and I believe they forget that he is not an actual employee because he is so seamlessly engaged with their teams. He has a “do what it takes” approach to help the project be successful. He is calm and cool under pressure, which is not easy to do when working on a high-visibility and strategic initiative.”
“He is also always willing to take the time to help me, as the Relationship Manager, understand the organization and actually proactively sends me information he thinks I should know that would further my growth in the business. I love that my client values his contributions and seeks him out for his opinion on new consultants that we bring on board. He’s actually not just a TrainingPros consultant, but I think of him as an extension of my client as well.” — Kelly Kalbas, TrainingPros Relationship Manager
Congratulations Chantel Dean
You are the swag bag winner for Tuesday, May 9, 2023!
Consultant Spotlight: Anna Burke
“Anna joined our client producer team a few years ago to support leadership development courses offered globally. During the pandemic, this team expanded substantially, and Anna stepped up to become the team lead. She goes above and beyond to exceed client expectations and adapts to changing needs to ensure that TrainingPros is a L&D trusted partner.” — Leigh Hurst, TrainingPros Relationship Manager
“Anna is the unsung hero of our virtual training curriculum. She understands every program we have, coaches and troubleshoots for all of the producers, and has enabled my team in ways we didn’t know possible. She is brilliant at what she does – she has a keen foresight into all of the elements happening around her, has a soothing yet authoritative communication style, and I’m fairly sure she’s clairvoyant (reading the minds of the facilitators she’s working with). We have nothing but respect and gratitude for Anna; our entire team congratulates her on this recognition. You’re amazing!” — Director, Global Talent Development and NA Talent Development Leader
Congratulations Simone Steigerwalt
You are the swag bag winner for Monday, May 8, 2023!