Recommended Associates

Samantha Adams Becker, Senior Director, Communications Director, NMC Horizon Project at the New Media Consortium; Samantha tracks and writes about cutting-edge developments in educational technology and online collaboration, and works with me to design and present blended onsite-online learning opportunities for our colleagues.

Maurice Coleman, Technical Trainer at Harford County (MD) Public Library and host for the biweekly T is for Training podcast; Maurice provides digital consulting, training, and life management services, and was named one of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers in 2010.

Jesse Lee Eller, Founder/CEO at Studio 5 Consulting, in San Francisco; Jesse is a dynamic, creative trainer-teacher-learner specializing in designing, managing, and delivering training/workforce development events for organizations of all sizes.

Luis Gutierrez,a graphic design consultant who owns Arts ‘n Graphs Studio and works extensively in User Experience for Bank of the West in San Francisco; he designed the Paul Signorelli & Associates website.

Sarah Houghton, a writer-trainer-presenter who is highly regarded for her cogent and iconoclastic comments about technology in libraries, writes the popular Librarian in Black blog, and was named one of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers in 2009; Sarah serves as Director for the San Rafael Public Library.

Jill Hurst-Wahl, a digitization consultant and owner of Hurst Associates, Ltd. as well as an Assistant Professor of Practice in Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies; her interests include digitization, digital libraries, copyright, web 2.0 and social media.

Sardek Love, an internationally recognized consultant, motivational and keynote speaker, and training and development expert; Sardek’s areas of expertise include consulting in management and leadership development, production and operations management, employee engagement, customer engagement, and customer service.

Pat Wagner,  educator and instructional producer at Siera workplace training, consulting and virtual education production services; she has tremendous experience facilitating learning on personnel, management, leadership, marketing, career and strategic planning issues. Her other special interests include conflict management, project management, community outreach and future studies.

Licia Wells, a writer, editor, marketing consultant, and project manager who also has extensive experience in fundraising and fostering community collaborations. She has worked in marketing with the American Academy of Opthalmology, provided marketing services for other nonprofit arts organizations, edited a variety of publications,  and received credit as co-writer on Eye of the Storm, an award-winning documentary film about media coverage of an execution at San Quentin prison.

Geoff Woliner, an association management expert with tremendous strategic planning, media communications, and executive recruitment skills. He has worked for the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) and other associations, helps clients with business partnership development, and brings a wonderful sense of humor to all he does as a result of work as a stand-up comic.

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