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Adam Kirby

 Marketing Specialist, CRS Group

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Joe is proactive, full of ideas, and game for anything. I collaborated with Joe on a number of thought leadership projects, including blog articles and several conference speaking proposals and presentations. I came away very impressed with his depth of knowledge and insights about not just adult learning principles and best practices, but also about people and life. Joe is as genuine as they come. He's completely receptive to input, critiques, and new ideas, but is still willing to push back when he disagrees. His combination of wisdom, honesty, and openness make him and ideal collaborator and a fantastic colleague. I'm glad I got the opportunity to know and work with Joe, and I wish him great success in his life and career. 

Dr. Nada Dabbagh

Professor & Director, Division of Learning Technologies, George Mason University 

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I have known Joe both as a student and instructor in our IDD masters program at George Mason University. His creativity in approaching design tasks was remarkable as a student and is evident in his current design products. Additionally, Joe is always ahead of the curve when it comes to learning technologies. He is committed to understanding and leveraging emerging technologies such as social media for the design of learning systems and to sharing his knowledge with others through teaching and consulting. If you would like the advice of a design strategist and enthusiast, Joe is your guy. 

Joie Marshall

Leadership Quality Coach, ADP

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I had the pleasure of working with Joe on several projects. Joe is highly talented and experienced in L&D.

Joe is a valued professional in learning as he can execute in both instructional design and development. His knowledge of adult learning allows him to deliver engaging and interactive learning assets that are creative and aesthetically pleasing. Joe is focused on the learner and the best outcomes for the learner on all projects.

Joe is a easy to work with, offering his insights and vast experience when appropriate.

Joe is and will be an asset to any organization. I look forward to the opportunity of working with Joe again in the future. 

Chris May

Senior Talent Acquision Manager, Caveo Learning

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Joe is a creative and reliable learning consultant. He is able to do whatever piece of the process is asked of him; he can learn and master technologies quickly; and he's always willing to jump in and help as needed. He's truly a great team member! 

Marie Rodgers

Sr. Manager, People Development, TopHat

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 I worked with Joe on a large Global education project this past year. Joe works for Flint, and was contracted by FedEx to build the common Global education (material that applies to all or most regions at FedEx).

What struck me first was Joe’s creativity: he brought new ideas, and more importantly, new methods, to the project. This gave us fresh insight and helped ensure we were considering different angles than what we were accustomed to.

Joe has a great ability to keep a project structured and focused. He created plans of attack for the project, modified as necessary, and kept everyone moving forward. The ability to formulate a plan for a topic he knew very little about (not being from FedEx) is impressive, and creating the list of steps we needed to accomplish along the way was probably the most useful to the project. I learned a lot by watching Joe in this regard, and it helped us get a massive amount of work done in an extremely short amount of time, while tracking the large amount of input that needed to be considered. 

Donna Hirsch

Vice President of HR, Caveo Learning

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 Joe is a collaborative and creative learning strategist and developer. His mastery of technology and learning design principles allows him to bring efficient, effective and leading edge solutions. He is a great team member who is always willing to assist others. 

His ability to communicate clearly and to collaboratively develop concepts makes him a great partner with clients. I look forward to working with Joe again! 

Mike Choquette

Senior Director, Learning Strategy and Design, Skanska USA

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Joe assisted my company with the creation of a Adobe Captivate-based training course that is regarded as the best online course created for our firm. Joe is personable, dependable, and very knowledgeable in educational design and execution. He is highly recommended. 

Jason Hernandez, SHRM-CP

Vice President of HR, FedEx Freight

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I hired to Joe to manage the instructional design strategy for the rollout of a new international sales initiative. He hit the ground running on the project and quickly took a lead role in one of our content development workshops, mediating and synthesizing the design requirements of multiple international design teams into a cohesive content outline and development timeline. Since then he has successfully managed the development of a variety of ILT, CBT and performance support projects. While at FedEx, Joe has consistently and effectively managed his team through numerous complex, large-scale, international projects. With evolving requirements and tight deadlines, they have delivered every time. 

Tonia Howell

Technical Writer, FedEx World Tech Center

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I had the pleasure of working with Joe at Nike and found him to be intelligent, witty and a consummate professional. Besides being a joy to work with, he is an exceptional leader and manager. He was instrumental in the development of an effective design strategy for Nike’s first in-house large-scale educational initiative. His democratic leadership style and extensive background in ID helped lead the team to building a first class training program. I learned a lot from Joe and continue to seek his professional guidance and expertise in this ever changing field. I highly recommend Joe as he would be a great asset to any organization. 

Jordan Culp

Training Specialist, Jewelry Television

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Joe is the most talented training designer/manager I’ve had a chance to work with. He’s a natural teacher and as such took time to mentor my own instructional design and development skills, which was greatly appreciated. He has a kind and patient nature that makes him a natural mediator in complex situations, and he seems to easily craft consensus and progress from within the group dynamic. In other words, he’s the type of manager that seems to win only when everyone wins. Hire him and pay him whatever he wants, you’ll be glad you did. 

Russ Hiebert

Owner, Flint Learning Solutions

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Joe is a uniquely talented and well-rounded instructional design consultant. He is skilled in, needs analysis, strategy consulting and project management as well as with educational content design and development. He knows how to build a team, how to keep a client happy and how to successfully manage multiple complex projects from end to end. We appreciate the the hard work he has done for Flint. 

Cevin Owens

Senior Learnins Solutions Expert, McKinsey & Company

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Joe is an excellent resource and brilliant professional to work with. I would highly recommend him for any e-learning or classroom based training design and development, as well as high-level learning strategy consulting.