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Instructor Bios


matthew.cox@nwtc.edu
773-960-8725

​Matt Cox

  • Customized training partner with organizations from 50 to 1000+ employees, delivering collaborative leadership and team building education programs addressing needs of employees and employers.
  • Program delivery with high engagement of all parties, using real case studies. High utilization of exercises and breakouts.
  • Former VP HR responsible for Organizational and Employee Development for international company.
  • Over 25 years leadership experience in various functions, from floor employee to General Manager of $250M business with up to 1800 employees.

​Terra L. Fletcher

  • Owner and founder of Fletcher Consulting, Terra has nearly a decade of real-world experience in business development and marketing consultancy. Her business, community, and personal growth strategies have benefited individuals, nonprofits, public and private businesses.
  • Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce.
  • Taught at the National Association of Tax Professionals, American Counseling Association of Missouri, UWGB, and Georgia Pacific.
  • Terra is an engaging, memorable, and passionate speaker that ensures her audience leaves with tips they can apply in life and in business.
  • Visit youtube.com/fletcherfreelance for speaking clips.

matthew.goll@nwtc.edu
920-746-4920

​Matt Goll

  • As an instructor in the Trades, I believe it is best to learn with hands on experience. I prefer to learn and instruct using visual and kinesthetic teaching methods. Its o.k. for the student to make mistakes along the way; this is where lasting learning takes place.
  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector
  • Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Weld Test Conductor
  • Welding and Weld Inspection background in the Marine Industry working with AWS, ASME, and ABS codes.

​Ken Hostetler, MAOM

  • I believe in the simultaneous exchange of knowledge and experience while teaching. I've been blessed with great mentors, great education, and great opportunities. I strive for an environment that expands perspectives and creates more dynamic and healthy beliefs about ourselves and others.
  • I believe that daily we are given the unique opportunity to decide, act, and cause our future. Its the very best part of being human.
  • I believe in the constant pursuit of highly-productive and mutually beneficial relationships based on a solid foundation of trust and respect.
  • My personal dilemmas are always encouraging or opportunistic. Life is not always easy, yet I’m thoroughly convinced that it is a lot of fun.
  • I believe true success comes from helping others be successful, and I love it when other people help me to be successful.


nicole.virant@nwtc.edu
920-562-8450

Nicole Virant

  • Nicole Virant has over seven years of experience in teaching college courses on topics such as business, customer service, computer literacy and Microsoft Office. Her teaching style is flexible based on type of class and is learner-focused and engaging.
  • Nicole Virant provides consulting and training on social media. Recently, she presented on blogging at the Chamber's Social Media Rockstar Conference.
  • Mrs. Virant is certified in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint. She can teach classes on computer basics and more. Also proficient with Blackboard and curriculum/course development.
  • She has over eight years of marketing and customer service experience and is actively involved through serving on area marketing committees.
  • Nicole has a very positive and energetic training style that get participants involved and learning while having fun!

Suzanne Weyers

  • As a CTED trainer I am passionate about helping people learn, grow and succeed in their professional life.
  • I utilize a relaxed teaching style that is highly interactive and addresses real life situations based on your goals and objectives. My goal is that you leave the training with at least one new skill or idea that can be implemented immediately when back in the workplace to improve results.
  • Areas of Expertise:
    Leadership & Team Development, Vision, Strategic Planning, Executive Coaching, Sales Consulting, Relationship Building, Organizational development, Mentoring, Personal Branding, Public Speaking, Financial analysis
  • Retired from Schreiber Foods after a successful 32 year career with a diverse background. I lead teams in Finance, Human Resources and Sales.

Larry Te Stroete, CSP

  • Authorized Train the Trainer safety Instructor for over 28 years.
  • Expertise: Construction/General Industry Safety, Forklift, Hazardous Materials Handling, Environmental Health and Safety and Emergency Management.
  • Larry's instructor credentials are through the Wisconsin Technical School System, OSHA Training Institutes, National Association of Safety Professionals and the National Safety Education Center.
  • Larry is an enthusiastic instructor with knowledge and experience to share with his students. He brings OSHA safety standards to life by sharing exciting, current real-life examples.

Aaron Day

  • I enjoy having a good mix of going through the required course work so that students learn the required points they came to, as well as having them bring real world questions or concerns so that I can try and help with those at the same time. My classes are laid back, allowing people to keep pace with everyone, asking questions or even helping fellow classmates as you are able.
  • I'm a pretty big sports fan, especially the home town teams including the Packers, Badgers, Gamblers, and Brewers.
  • I'm a father of two boys, both in grade school.
  • I have about 20 years of experience using the programs that I teach at NWTC.
  • My family and I take two vacations a year - one to Pelican Lake in northern Wisconsin, and the other to the beaches of Mexico.

jesse.virlee@nwtc.edu
920-676-4033
 

Jesse Virlee

  • As a CTED instructor I teach Excel. From Beginner to Advanced and everything in between. I have taught onsite at many local businesses, and customized the training to their needs. Excel is best learned through examples, and questions and answers. I have also developed a seminar through NWTC for Pivot Tables, Charts and Formulas. After teaching many classes these were the areas people wanted to focus the most on.
  • For my day job I am a Lead Engineer at Schneider National where I work in Excel a large majority of my work day.
  • Been teaching through NWTC since 2010, starting in the Business Information and Technology area teaching Supply Chain, Lean Operations Management and Negotiation classes.
  • I was a WIAA official for 13 years for Volleyball, Basketball and Baseball. Most of my experience was working with the student athletes as much as a coach/mentor as an official. Which I believe helped prepare me for teaching.
  • I have many diverse hobbies from Hunting, Fishing, Biking, Running to just about any kind of sport. I was a Big Brother for 5 years as well. I believe this well rounded background helps me identify with most people and their needs.
  • I am a father of 2 beautiful girls, ages 6 and 9 (as of 2015), been married since 1997 to my high school sweetheart, and have worked at Schneider National since 1996. I grew up in Sturgeon Bay, graduated from UW-Stevens Point and have firm roots established in Wisconsin.
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