About Us

Real innovation isn’t just about ‘good products’ or ‘great design’ – it’s about intelligent thinking that solves problems through imagination and exploration.


While there are a lot of companies offering seemingly similar services, there are not a lot of companies that do what we do. Our clients work with us because of who we are and why we work in eLearning. At Remote-Learner we are minds and makers — with extensive experience and unsurpassed technical expertise. It’s more than just our work life, it’s our life’s work.

Our Values

  • IntegrityAbove all else.
  • CuriosityWe’re driven by the why.
  • PassionStaying passionate about what we do.
  • CharityBeing charitable with time, resources, services, and our public presence.
  • ImpactLeveraging that ripple effect to have a positive impact on the lives we touch.
  • CommunicationClear, complete, consistent, and continuous.
  • Lifelong LearningClosing skills gaps and staying relevant in an ever-changing marketplace.

R-L Giving

We proudly support a wide-range of charities in three ways: with employee time through company-sponsored R-L Giving hours, through direct investments of our personal and company matching funds, and through the provision of services which help charity organizations deliver services to an expanded audience.

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”

-Jackie Robinson

Our Team

Our teams work across North America and possess countless skills. We take pride in being multifaceted thinkers and builders, with the ability to deliver across a wide range of technologies. Our team members come from the markets we serve, increasing our ability to provide digital learning environments that make an impact.

Misty Novotny
Project Manager

Dedicated Project Manager who is passionate about moving projects to successful completion and ultimately our client’s success. Always up for an adventure and putting smiles on strangers faces.

Shoshana Walters
Account Manager, Client Success, Self-Proclaimed Pop Culture Enthusiast

Always striving to provide the best service and solutions possible to ensure client satisfaction and success. Traveler, Star Wars Nerd, Donut Aficionado, Taco Connoisseur.

Kyle Armstrong
Senior Client Support Manager

A consummate professional, that works tirelessly and is driven to make sure Clients needs are met and exceeded. He is also a Master of Claw Machines and has dedicated a lifetime (or at least a couple years) to win thousands of prizes.

Bryan Williams

Bryan founded Remote-Learner in 1982, is a current board member and consults with company leadership as needed. He lives with his wife of 48 years in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia.

Charles Ackerman
Managed Solutions Manager

Charles manages the Solution Architects, and helps to scope and implement new solutions for our clients. When not crafting amazing learning solutions, he has a much harder task of raising two daughters.

Dakota Duff
Director of Strategic Technology

Dakota oversees the Corporate Technology and Platform Operations teams. These groups support Remote-Learner’s internal information technology and manage Remote-Learner’s cloud hosting platform and network. He has over twenty years experience in information technology, beginning with web development and data management. He started working in online education in 2006 and joined the Remote-Learner family in 2008 where he also worked in Sales and Support roles.

James McQuillan
Systems Development Team Lead

Developer from Toronto, Canada.

Tyler Bannister
Development & Design Manager

As development manager, Tyler is responsible for keeping Remote Learner's development team focused on creating the best software to meet the needs of our clients and our company. Tyler is also an accomplished developer in his own right, with almost 20 years of experience developing software under his belt.

Kimberly Bartee
Senior Account Manager

Kimberly has held a leadership roles at learning technology companies supporting corporate and government accounts in the Life Science, Energy, Healthcare, and Industrial sectors. She understands the training industry and is determined to help her clients be successful.

Kristin Isler
Solutions Design Team Lead

Kristin is continually researching and pushing for innovative solutions to meet client needs. She assesses everything from design choices to the latest plugins to stay informed on trends and cutting edge technologies.

Logan Reynolds
Systems Developer

I'm a member of Remote-Learner's development staff and former support technician who also dabbles in platforms configurations, with a primary focus on testing/QA for external products.

Ryan DeBerardinis
Frontend Developer + UI Designer

Frontend developer, UI designer and photographer with a passion for creating beautiful things.

Andrea Brevard
Instructional Designer

I have been an Instructional Designer with Remote-Learner since 2009. Before joining the Learning Services team, I was a middle school English teacher. I have a sweet husband and two young sons who give many laughs and a bit of craziness that inspire creativity.

Karen Lee
Human Resources Director

First and foremost I care about people. I am privileged to work with our staff concerning benefits, payroll, retirement, and all matters HR. I love my job and I love our people!

Brandon Judy
Accounting Manager

CPA with 7 years professional experience. Also, a lover of my family and hockey. World renowned GIF finder.

Dr. Laurie Korte
Solutions Architect

Laurie Korte is an eLearning professional and performance-minded expert, focused on helping others strategically reach solutions. She turns wishes and dreams into realities and doesn’t seem to think anything is impossible.

Geoff Horsfall
Product Manager

Geoff has spent his entire career in education and enjoys the challenge of finding creative solutions to difficult problems. He still holds out hope for becoming an iconic rock star.

Heather Williams
Escalation Manager

Jack of all trades, master of sarcasm. I’m on level 2263 of Candy Crush. I don't like writing bios. Go read Kyle Armstrong's bio.

Derek Henderson
Systems Developer

Developer and life long adventure seeker. The best part of my job is when I can develop something for a customer that's simple, but saves them a lot of time (even if it’s something they hadn’t initially considered).

Jesse Stilwell
Client Support Engineer

A lifelong nerd that is approachable and friendly, I’m forever in pursuit of knowledge, toys that make me feel guilty about how much they cost, and great Netflix recommendations. I also enjoy a pun - the dumber the better.

Ryan Spears
Solutions Architect

Ryan Spears joined Remote Learner in early 2014 as an E-Learning Administrator. He is currently a Solution Architect focusing on scoping, implementation, and ongoing consulting. Ryan has a degree in physics and a masters in the field of organizational training & development.

Shelly McCollum
Training Services Manager

A teacher at heart, with two decades of classroom and educational technology experience. Happily shares her office with her faithful dog, Zeke!

Ron Olsen
CEO, Client Advocate, Cat Herder

A lifelong entrepreneur with a deep curiosity for learning what drives successful teams. And an avid adventurer who thrives in his nomadic lifestyle.

Sandy Shirgaokar
Events Guru

Conference Manager aka The Handler...Making Remote-Learner unforgettable one conference at a time.

Rich Lewis
Training Specialist

Degreed electrical engineer from the University of Oklahoma, who taught in public schools for 13 years and has been involved in online learning since 2006. Avid player of games – video and board alike – who believes that “to game is to learn”. Oh, and a huge Star Wars fan (“May the force be with you, always…”).

Page Chen, PhD
President, Chief Innovation officer...and possibly Wonder Woman

Passionate about ensuring all our solutions are strategically designed to ensure that they produce the impact our clients seek. And totally obsessed with Albert Einstein...Even her son’s initials are EMC.

Marcie Ramirez
Salesforce Administrator

I am a Certified Salesforce Administrator, and enjoy working in the fast paced world of the tech industry. Although I live in the beautiful state of Colorado, my favorite place to be is the beach (and Disneyland!).

Kimberly King
Solutions Architect, Geek, and Comic Relief

A tech-savvy team player who loves working with our brilliant crew to collaborate, design, build and implement successful solutions with our clients. And a North Carolina native sports enthusiast who loves relaxing on the eastern Carolina coast, and spending time with family and friends.

Kellie Brown
Controller, CPA

The overseer of the Company’s finance and accounting team, she is passionate about professional growth, continued learning, and finding ways to improve in all aspects of her role. And…suffers from a never ending case of the travel bug with classic over thinker tendencies (as evidenced by this bio that has taken her hours to write).

Janet Churchward
Account Manager

I feel like mothering my three sons has extended to my clients - I feel very protective and need to ensure my clients are happy and well taken care of.

David Ta
Training Specialist

David hails from the great plains of the United States – specifically Kansas City. He went to all sorts of “Harvards of the Midwest” where he earned his bachelors and master’s degrees. He worked with many people in different fields and industry to develop and deliver learning solutions that combines sound learning theory with web aesthetics.

Darin Destine
Solutions Architect

Passionate about interactive media, eLearning and crafting solutions to problems (that are often not in plain site). When I'm not pondering interesting LMS solutions, I'm enjoying biking, photography, and boondocking to find a natural “room with a view” in my RV.

Courtney Berg
Chief Operating Officer

Passionate about helping others succeed. Whether in work or in life, collaborating with others and watching them reach their goals, is what drives me. My passion outside of work is my family, biking, and collecting fun socks!

Anthony Valdez
Account Manager

Background in Higher Education and committed to bringing equitable access to education through technology. Passionate about skiing, hiking, camping and everything Colorado. I enjoy spending time with my wife and our dog “Brady”.

Gabrielle Lugo
Contract Administrator

I am passionate about providing the best service possible in whatever I’m doing and to whomever I am being of service. There is no place I’d rather be than hiking in the mountains. I also enjoy a tasty craft beer or well-fashioned cocktail, exploring the road less traveled, and trying my hand at something new.

Will Bulluck
Support Specialist

I hail from the state of the long leaf pine, North Carolina. I am 28 years old and prior to working for Remote-Learner, I worked mainly with schools in the NCCCS. I have cerebral palsy and I always tell people that I am the tallest short man you may ever know. I enjoy the outdoors and good food and being part of the Support Team for Remote-Learner.

Brendan Landry
Account Manager - Sales

A community-minded professional, Brendan has over 15 years of experience building and delivering training programs that offer alternative paths to skill building, learning, and economic opportunity for individuals and families from marginalized communities. Outside of work, Brendan spends as much time as possible hanging out with his wife and two kids, experimenting in the kitchen, and trying to figure out this whole parenting thing.

Mitchell Dawkins II
Front-end Developer

A young developer, with a positive attitude ready to take on the next bug thrown my way!

Kseniya Khenkina
IT Administrator

As a lifelong learner with a passion for software, I enjoy solving challenges and enhancing internal processes through technology. When I'm not staring at a screen I travel, hike, take photos, enjoy RWD cars, and hang out with my dog "Athena".