About Me


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I'm the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group division of St. Louis Community College. I have served as the Project Architect for the College's GEMS project, which was designed to unify information technology services and deploy a number of key new technologies throughout the district. I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and have held Microsoft Certifications since 1993.

Workforce Solutions Group is a comprehensive service of St. Louis Community College responding to the needs of St. Louis’ business, civic, and community-based organizations. We serve the community beyond the traditional college setting.

Microsoft Small Business SpecialistI have over 25 years experience in IT consulting, instructional design, technology, training, and business performance improvement solutions. My background includes Windows and Netware servers, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server/Services, SharePoint Portal server, Exchange e-mail, IIS and various web technologies, website development and optimization, SEO, WordPress, database reporting, Microsoft and Adobe desktop applications (Office, Outlook, Acrobat, Connect, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Creative Suite, etc), film and digital photography, digital image scanning and editing, server and desktop hardware, instructional design and training development, multimedia/eLearning (Connect, Articulate, Camtasia, etc), and infrastructure design and deployment.

The Corporate College is a Microsoft IT Academy offering Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC and MOAC) and customized IT training solutions. Please contact Richard Schumacher or Judy Koenig for more information on the training, consulting, and deployment available to individuals, businesses and organizations.

I have presented at a number of technology conferences over the years. Information on current presentations is in the news box on the left. Historical presentation and demonstration files from my CIT 2006, Innovations 2006, Helix 2006 and CIT 2005 presentations are also online.


SharePoint

Looking for training or consulting services for Microsoft SharePoint? We can help you. Contact Richard or Judy for more info.

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News and Information
MACT Video Presentation
I presented on Making YouTube Videos from PowerPoint Presentations at the Missouri Association for Customized Training (MACT) Fall Conference. The YouTube video and example files from this presentation are online.
State of the St. Louis Workforce
The State of the St. Louis Workforce website has been upgraded to use WordPress to allow social collaboration on the report and regional information. This website provides critical workforce intelligence that business, economic development and education decision makers will find valuable as they develop strategies to address a changed environment for business development, economic development and talent development for our region. Visit http://stlcc.edu/stlworkforce.
Business & Training Podcast Series
The Workforce Solutions Group has a new weekly series of podcasts that addresses important workplace topics & provides information, skills and resources you’ll need to successfully navigate today’s complex business and employment environment. Subscribe to the podcast series.

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