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2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221 • 618‑222‑5202

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Meet Our Instructors

Back to Top William Lyke

 

Bill Lyke uses his vast management and human resources experience in his role as a management and supervisory trainer for Selsius™ Corporate & Career Training.

Lyke brings more than 30 years' work experience to the Selsius™ training room. He served as assistant director of personnel for Southwestern Illinois College for 10 years, worked for Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville as both an assistant director of physical plant and a personnel officer. He served as both a corporate personnel administrator and business manager at Ralston Purina. Lyke also served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of first lieutenant; he later served as the assistant operations officer for the Illinois Army National Guard in East St. Louis, Illinois.

Lyke has been the president/owner of BMB Maintenance Supplies, Inc. from 1984 to present. He ran BMB Maintenance Supplies, Inc. while working full-time, until 2002 when he retired and focused his energies solely on his business and his training/teaching endeavors.

Lyke's training experience includes serving as a trainer/facilitator in management/supervisory courses for Selsius™ since 1992, ten years as an adjunct instructor in human resource management at SWIC, and 17 years as an adjunct instructor for Webster University in their management & leadership graduate program.

Lyke holds a Bachelor of Arts in government from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and a Master's in public administration from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. He is certified to train both DDI and AchieveGlobal courses for Selsius™.

Back to Top Ron Noll

Ron Noll is a professional trainer/facilitator with more than 35 years' experience helping individuals and organizations become more effective and competitive. His core training expertise lies in management development, leadership, communication skills, team-building and customer service. 

Noll joined Selsius™ in 2006 bringing his real-life experiences and strong facilitation skills to create a positive learning environment for our trainees. He previously worked as an educator in the Mehlville School District, manager at Carondelet and Community Federal Savings, training director for Community Federal Savings and Loan, and spent 13 years at Maritz, Inc. in training and quality improvement. He founded his own business in 2002 which he continues to manage.

After serving in the U.S. Marines Corps, Noll attended Southeast Missouri State University, attaining a Bachelor of Science in education. He later received his Master of Arts in management from Webster University. He is affiliated with Toastmasters, the American Society of Training & Development (ASTD), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM ), and is a certified facilitator for DDI and AchieveGlobal.

Back to Top Andy McKellar

Andy McKellar is a key member of the Selsius™ training team, specializing in management and leadership development, OSHA general industry, and industrial safety training. His goals are to improve employees' performance, increase employee safety and contribute to your company's success.

McKellar joined Selsius™ in 2009 after more than 16 years of training in industry. He managed training programs, conducted adult training in many subject areas, led others in constantly changing environments and delivered exceptional results while meeting deadlines. His resume includes high-profile employers such as Ameren and Continental Airlines. In addition to his corporate training work, McKellar's training experience in the classroom is extensive. For more than a decade, he taught industrial arts classes and aviation maintenance courses at Purdue University, Houston Community College and in the Houston public school system.

McKellar is certified by DDI as a management and supervisory/leadership training facilitator. He is also an authorized OSHA outreach trainer in both 10 and 30 hour courses and is certified as an instructor for Scaffold Competent Persons. McKellar holds an Associate of Applied Science in aviation maintenance from Purdue University, a Bachelor of Science in industrial education from Purdue University and a Master of Arts in education from the University of California in Los Angeles.

Back to Top Debra Lassman

Debra Lassman brings more than 20 years training experience to the Selsius™ team. In addition to being a skilled instructor and facilitator, Lassman is the Selsius™ lead technology curriculum developer, provides assistance on all things technical to the Selsius™ team and chairs the department's Trainer Development Committee. She is also an adjunct faculty member for the SWIC Business Division and Adult Basic Education department.

Lassman's training expertise is in Microsoft Office, Windows, Adobe Acrobat Pro and professional development, such as leadership and team building. She has worked as an instructor in both large and small organizations. Prior to joining Selsius™ in 1994, she worked as an independent training contractor for several law firms and banks, gaining valuable real world experience, which she brings to her classroom.

Lassman is a Microsoft Certified application specialist and a DDI certified professional development training facilitator. She recently received training in Office 2013 and Windows 8 as preparation for bringing those new applications to our clients. She holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Rockhurst University in Kansas City.

Back to Top Gina Niebrugge

Gina Niebrugge brings more than 20 years of training and industry experience to the Selsius™ training program. She is a talented computer software trainer with extensive experience in instructional design, technical writing and training coordination.

Niebrugge joined Selsius™ in 2004 as a contract trainer. In 2006, she joined the Selsius™ department staff while continuing her trainer role. Her department duties include development and maintenance of content on the Selsius™ website and support for marketing efforts including email marketing, direct mail and social media. She is also involved in instructional design for customized client programs, including custom training video development. Her computer training specialties are the Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio, Project, and InfoPath; Adobe Acrobat Professional, and web development software including WordPress, Microsoft Expression Web and Adobe's Dreamweaver.

Prior to joining Selsius™, Niebrugge held a similar position for more than four years at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill. Previously, she worked as an onsite trainer and PC training administrator for Caterpillar for ValCom Computer Learning Center in Decatur, Ill., a technical writer, and educator and systems advisor for Professionals' Software Inc. in Effingham, Ill..

Niebrugge earned a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication from Eastern Illinois University and has completed graduate work in workforce development. She is a Microsoft Certified application specialist. She recently received training in Office 2013 and Windows 8 in preparation for the release of those training programs at Selsius™.

Back to Top Marj Weir

Marj Weir has provided advanced technology training, curriculum development and consulting services to Selsius™ clients since 2004. Previously, Weir worked as an information management professional providing systems analysis, design and implementation work for over 20 years.

Weir spent 12 years with Bank of America/NationsBank/Boatmen's Bancshares, Inc. in various IT positions. She served as a programmer/analyst, a loan center support specialist, project coordinator for cross-state loan documentation, supervisor of a loan documentation development group and programmer for special PC based projects. These experiences required her to learn the most advanced features and functionality of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Access. She held various other programming positions prior to her banking experience. In addition to her IT experience, Weir taught English in the University City school system for six years.

Weir became involved in information technology through her various community service endeavors. She has previously served on the boards of directors for the St. Louis Public Library, the Missouri Botanical Gardens, Leadership St. Louis, St. Louis Public School Building Corporation and the St. Louis Board of Education. 

Weir holds a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

Back to Top Jessie Maske

Jessie Maske is the Selsius™ SharePoint resource. Maske has extensive experience in developing SharePoint applications and training both SharePoint developers and end users. 

Maske has provided training in computer applications and operating systems since 1989. She has developed and trained in SharePoint for over a decade. Her experience with multiple releases and versions of SharePoint, and their differences, is invaluable to clients. Some of her past clients include the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, and Working Connections. Maske has provided training for Lincolnland Community College since 1999. She has been the point person for SharePoint consulting, advising and training for Selsius™ clients since 2011.

Back to Top Sheryl Vogt

Sheryl Vogt brings over 17 years of Black Belt Lean Six Sigma experience, to the Selsius™ continuous improvement training programs. Vogt has worked with Selsius™ clients since 2009.

Vogt began her career in engineering in 1989. She worked primarily for General Electric Company, but also worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Parker Hannifin Corporation and Allied Signal Aerospace Company. She has worked in various engineering disciplines as a manufacturing engineer, project engineer and product engineer. In 1996, she was trained as one of the first Black Belts at the General Electric Company. She has been doing continuous improvement work since that time. 

In 2000, Vogt began working as an independent consultant/trainer for Lean Six Sigma services. She assists companies with Six Sigma and Lean deployments, guides champions and sponsors in Six Sigma programs, trains/mentors Black Belts and Green Belts, and facilitates improvement teams.  She has developed and delivered Lean Six Sigma programs and training for manufacturing, service, healthcare and government organizations and mentored hundreds of Black Belts and Green Belts.

Vogt holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science in industrial engineering from Purdue University. She received her Master Black Belt training via Six Sigma Academy in Scottsdale, Ariz.