Kinha Kelly Lester, PMP

Kinha Kelly Lester, PMP

President

Kinha provides strategic leadership and direction for the company and staff. She has developed training products for the United States Military Academy at West Point and Federal Emergency Management Agency. She also had leadership roles developing learning solutions for Ticketmaster and LandAmerica Financial Group, Fortune 500 companies. She guides Bloomsburie's organizational performance to achieve long-term business growth and to provide excellent service to our customers.

Kinha holds a master's in Human Resources Management from Thomas Edison State College and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute, as well as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations certified.

Angela Bowden, PMP

Angela Bowden,
PMP

Vice President of Training

Angela provides instructional design expertise and training program management proficiency. She has extensive experience managing large and small training programs for multiple agencies, including DOL, FDA, FEMA, CMS, and DHSS and brings a sound technical knowledge and deep understanding of the issues related to Training Governance and Instructional Design. As an educator, instructional designer and project manager, Angela has a depth of knowledge, both theoretical and practical, that makes her uniquely suited to lead Bloomsburie's training initiatives and efficiently and effectively meet our customer's needs.

Angela holds a master's degree in education from the University of Florida and she is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute.

Pat Brown, PMP

Pat Brown,
PMP

Vice President of Federal Programs

Pat has more than 30 years' experience in the management of multi-million-dollar performance improvement, learning and development, and information technology programs. Programs range from addressing the training and certification needs of national transportation safety programs to developing enterprise performance life cycle frameworks for effective business solutions. Pat is proficient in program management support for major Federal and military acquisition programs, needs assessment and evaluation, web-based and information technology, interactive multimedia development, agile processes, business process reengineering, and marketing and creative services.

Pat has a master's in Instructional and Performance Technology from Boise State University where, as an adjunct professor, he also taught graduate courses on Human Performance Technology. Pat is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Christina Rickard

Christina Rickard
 

Senior Instructional Designer

Christina is a Senior Instructional Systems Designer (ISD). She is a seasoned ISD with more than 20 years of strong experience working with Federal and private industry customers, in all aspects of Instructional Design.

Christina is detail-oriented, and is known for her organizational skills, confidence and enthusiasm for Instructional Design. Her experience covers all phases of the ADDIE model of instructional design for both Instructor-Led and eLearning courses. She especially enjoys the Design and Development phases of Instructional Design.

Elizabeth Little

Elizabeth Little

Creative Director

Elizabeth is the Creative Director for Bloomsburie and supports various contracts and corporate initiatives related to training, marketing, and proposals. She has over 20 years of experience in graphic design and over 10 years in the training and development arenas, working for various government contractors within the Northern Virginia area.

Elizabeth is well organized and possesses a combination of creativity, experience, marketing, and technical knowledge to deliver projects ranging from design, marketing, 508 compliance, and training development support. She has a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from Marymount University.

Jason Short

Jason Short

Program Manager

Jason has over 20 years of experience in facilities management, engineering, and government contracting. Jason is committed to providing government and DoD clients with an operations and maintenance program that is focused on customer service, safety, and reducing costs through reliability and continuous improvement.

We can count on Jason to pickup cupcakes from Wegman’s for team birthdays or just because!

Bryan Schiller

Bryan Schiller

Project Manager

Bryan has over 10 years of contract experience working for the Department of Defense. He manages the day-to-day operations for one of our contracts. He works with our onsite government customer to streamline processes and deliver excellent services. Our customer’s comments about Bryan’s performance includes, "Team leader can see changing needs and solves the issues as they arise immediately. I would give this team the highest rating available. They are present, engaged, and professional."

Bryan picks up monthly lunches for our team and fills up the large water bottle for us.

Seth Chiaro

Seth Chiaro

Project Manager

Seth brings good humor and sound management to our onsite team. He ensures our team is ready to meet our DoD customer's daily and surge requirements. Seth was enlisted in the Army for 9 years with both the National Guard and Army Reserves before retiring from the Reserves. On the weekends, Seth works for the Rhode Island Funeral Detachment.

On Fridays or Mondays or any special holiday we can count on Seth to pick up donuts for our team!

Angel Navarro

Angel Navarro

Site Manager

Angel has over 8 years of experience with warehouse and manufacturing operations and is a dedicated and driven team member. His experience includes inventory control and accounting procedures. He has also managed the handling, movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition and medical supplies. Angel joined the Army National Guard as a (92Y) Unit Supply Specialist.

Amber Muyres

Amber Muyres

Project Manager

Amber provides education support to our DoD customer. She is a military spouse and an active volunteer leader in her community for Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network.

Amber holds a Bachelor of Science, a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management, and is presently an MBA candidate at Western New Mexico University. She has a diverse background working on educational programs and projects that span sectors, cultures, and interests in the United States and United Kingdom.