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Becky Pike Pluth
As CEO of The Bob Pike Group, Becky has more than 20 years of exposure to Creative Training Techniques®. She has helped clients including Target, Bose, Coca-Cola, FedEx and Wells Fargo realize cost savings and training efficiencies. Becky was named one of Training Magazine's Top 40 Under 40. She easily employs a participant-centered approach to classroom, virtual, and blended e-learning. Becky is the author of numerous professional development books and training materials including Creative Training: A Train-the-Trainer Field Guide and Webinars with WOW Factor.
Tyler brings contagious passion and energy for learning wherever he goes. Specialty areas of expertise include high impact instruction, personal development, and instructional systems. Prior to training consulting, Tyler captured the imagination of students as a classroom teacher for 15 years. Then as an instructional leader and teacher coach for an elite public school, he helped teachers unleash creativity and unlock learning. Tyler earned his Master of Educational Leadership at Bethel University.
Founder of PrepAcademy, Sandy has helped small businesses and subject matter experts harness the power of virtual classrooms for 15 years. Areas of sought-after expertise include webinar production, virtual training, and virtual keynote presentations. Sandy consults on all aspect of virtual classrooms from design to delivery to evaluation. She is an expert level coach for Adobe Connect, GoToWebinar, GoToMeeting, WebEx, Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Sandy is especially active bringing live, online training and blended learning to the insurance industry. She also designed and delivers Producing for Webinars for The Bob Pike Group.
An accomplished sales and training leader with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Lori’s passion for “light bulb” moments in her attendees has been greatly influenced by her start as an educator only to be enhanced by the Instructor-Led Participant-Centered model. Lori develops innovative new programs/training capabilities as well as creates and implements training curricula for various customers. Whether conducting one-on-one training sessions or presenting on a national stage in front of thousands, her engaging interpersonal and facilitation skills motivate and inspire others to believe and achieve more than they thought they would or could.
For over 15 years, Amy has been helping organizations and individuals change for the better. At Rutgers University, she coordinates a system-wide culture change initiative for the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, training professionals in best-practices and guiding teams to ensure new skills are put to use. As both a training consultant and a licensed clinical social worker, Amy combines her expertise in human behavior with the Creative Training Techniques of The Bob Pike Group to create dynamic, meaningful learning experiences for her participants that help professionals grow.
A licensed teacher for a decade before becoming a training consultant, Kim has a depth of experience practicing educational methodologies to design and deliver successful training. Kim understands learning modalities and incorporate them in the Instructor-Led, Participant-Center model for classroom and virtual trainings. Kim's ability to combine business acumen with the knowledge and skills to increase performance makes her a trusted partner in training. She brings a high energy, creative approach to programs in a way that motivates participants to leverage new skills.
Unconventional. That’s a good word to describe Collin. And his road to The Bob Pike Group. But along the way, he’s studied under some of the most successful and participant-centered teachers in their fields. Before starting his career, Collin played football at Virginia Tech and earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He has since served as a TV reporter, advertising copywriter, content marketer, youth pastor and conference trainer. Every stop in that journey has reinforced his passion for creating interactive content that helps people laugh, learn and succeed. Collin loves his six younger siblings, all things Irish, and ‘80s karaoke.
Never quite able to abandon her inner cheerleader, Becky brings contagious enthusiasm and creativity to every class she facilitates. Becky built her career helping people, teams and organizations with continuous improvement. She has been in the people business for 25 years as a journalist, fundraiser, consultant, and trainer. In-person or virtual, Becky provides a training experience that leaves participants feeling connected, energized, and empowered.
A passionate educator, leader and learner, Kate brings enthusiasm to the classroom and training development. She draws from 15 years’ experience as a high school teacher, college instructor, and corporate trainer to create interactive, learner-centered experiences. Kate is a lifelong learner eager to adopt new technologies, modalities, and techniques to delivery impactful training. Kate earned her Master of Education specializing in Instructional Design from the University of New Brunswick.
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