Course Listing - by Instructor
|Pamela Bellamy||Pamela is a classically trained acupuncturist, herbalist, nutritionist and wellness coach. She graduated with honors from Yo San University after completing a four year Masters program in Chinese medicine. She completed a pre-med bachelor of Science prior to starting acupuncture school. She has been in practice for 18 years.|
|Suzanne Brosche||A Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Suzanne Albright is a degreed landscape designer with nearly 12 years of experience in landscaping and horticulture. Albright’s design style focuses on sustainability and has been praised as inventive and creative. In addition to full-service landscape design and installation, she creates specialty gardens, seasonal color and year-round beauty for homeowners and commercial properties in the Southeast. A graduate of Gwinnett Technical College with a degree in Environmental Horticulture, she has taught horticulture and landscape design. Her education also includes an International MBA.|
|Margaret Cozart||Peggy Cozart has worked as a freelance photographer since 1989, or, as she likes to say, since back in the film days. She began taking pictures and working in her own basement darkroom as a teenager and went on to earn a BA in journalism from Georgia Southern University with a minor in photography. Peggy has photographed for clients ranging from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Carter Center to Mercer University and Young Harris College. Additionally, she was an early advocate of journalistic wedding photography and has photographed nearly 100 ceremonies. She has been teaching since 1998 and currently teaches beginning through advanced core classes as well as elective classes in digital black and white imaging and portrait and lighting techniques.|
|Sue Davis-Westmoreland||Sue is a trainer, coach and business consultant with a proven track record of managing people, programs and projects nationwide. Her expertise as a project manager, consultant and trainer makes her a logical fit in the field of leadership -including problem resolution, root cause analysis, skills analysis, process improvement, project management, conflict resolution, effective communications, emotional IQ and many other leadership courses. Before becoming a consultant/trainer, Sue worked as an Executive Project Manager/Delivery Project Executive at IBM Corporation where she led a team of 250 people in the management of data centers operations, process improvement, human resources, financial management of budgets up to $200 million, client relations, and multiple levels of management.|
|M. Haydee DeLaFuente-Anderson|
|Ian "Rhodes" Farrell|
|Robin Hall||Robin Hall is an experienced wine educator with over 15 years of experience in organizing and presenting wine tastings and lectures.|
|Ricky Kirkland||Ricky Kirkland has been a Class 2 Unrestricted Electrical Contractor since 1983. He works with other contractors trying to help resolve issues relating to power quality, grounding and other issues. He has been teaching Electrical Recertificaton classes for 15 years. He is certified through NABCEP ( North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners ) dealing in solar energy. He is certified in power quality with AEE, ( Association of Energy Engineers.) He truly enjoys the electrical trade and would recommend it as a career to anyone.
|Jackie Martin||"Motivation is contagious!" That's what our guest, Jackie Martin believes! It explains why she helps others get fired up at work and at home. For more than 20 years Jackie has provided fun, upbeat and motivational training to small and large organizations across the country. Jackie is the Founder and Chief Motivational officer for her own company. She believes that once each of us becomes focused and motivated we take action, and that action can be so contagious that we become unstoppable. Jackie's passion has always been in the areas of motivation, professional leadership and communication so it made perfect sense when she recently became one of the founding partners and certified Trainers and Coaches for the John Maxwell Group. Jackie's believes our time is valuable, so she wants to make the most of the short time we have together by having some fun! She believes that whether we are learning something personal or technical, when we're enjoying ourselves we are more engaged, take in the information more easily, feel confident to try new skills, and are more likely to use what we just learned when we get back to our jobs.|
|Scot McEwen||Mr. McEwen is a thirty-nine year veteran of the plumbing/mechanical industry. He is the founder and president of Backflow Engineering Group, Inc., the first plumbing company in Georgia dedicated to backflow-prevention.
Mr. McEwen is a Georgia Class II Unrestricted Master Plumber since 1984. He was initially trained as a Certified Backflow-Preventer Assembly Tester in 1985 by the National Environmental Testing and Training Institute with Dr. Richard Palmer, the original trainer & founding member ofTREEO. He has been continuously certified as a tester since 1985. Mr. McEwen is a Certified Backflow-Preventer Assembly Repair Specialist since 1996. He has been a Certified Cross-Connection-Control Surveyor since
1997. He has been manufacturer trained on Watts/Ames, Febco, Wilkins, and Conbraco backflow-preventers. Mr. McEwen has spent his career on cutting edge issues and development with in the industry for five decades to include executing the first under ground use (in the United States) of CPVC piping and fittings for a retrofit of domestic piping to eliminate galvanized steel piping below grade on an apartment community. Now this is an accepted practice nationwide, and is listed in most codes. Mr. McEwen has been an instuctor and trainer in backflow-prevention and plumbing since 1984.
In 2015, Mr McEwen founded the National Cross-Connection Control & Hydraulics Training Institute, Inc. The NCCCHTI is a specialty trades training school with a focus on advanced training of technicians, contractors, & engineers in the skilled trades industry.
|Charlie Milstead||Charles Milstead is a resourceful, independent, people-oriented Project Management Professional (PMP®), known for his ability to inspire and motivate others. With over 20 years in project management experience Charles possess exceptional skills in project/program management, portfolio management, client management, and process improvement. Charles is currently serving as a master instructor and trainer for the state of Georgia in project management and is highly sought out as a coach and mentor.|
|Illene Roggensack||Illene Roggensack is President of Third Sector Innovations. Illene has been involved in fund raising as an executive director, board member, volunteer and consultant for more than 20 years. This experience is coupled with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), a BA in journalism and recognition as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CRFE) by the Association of Fund Raising Professionals. As an active volunteer, Illene serves as past president for the Colorado Nonprofit Association and of Citizen Action for Colorado Nonprofits, formed to oppose the 1996 ballot initiative that would have assessed property tax of Colorado nonprofit groups. She is past president for the Grand Junction Lions Club, which hosts the largest one-day fund raiser among Lions Clubs internationally. Illene's expertise is complemented by a team of professionals who can help develop the financial and organizational support vital to your success.|
|Carrie Roy Bryant|
|Dave's Safety Service, LLC|
|William Brad Strickland|
|Portia Taylor||With over 15 years of experience working in Human Resource functions, Portia has gained a wealth of HR knowledge throughout her career. Currently, she is a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for Cox Communications. Past experience includes working with Halyard Health, Autotrader.com, and Akzo Nobel. Portia has a Professional MBA from Georgia State University and a BBA from Kennesaw State University. She also holds GPHR, PHR, and SHRM-SCP certifications.|
|University Training Partners|