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A team of professionals committed to providing top service and high-quality online staff training solutions to meet clientele wants, needs, and goals.

Rusty Barrier, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Barrier is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ed4Online. He has been in the psychology and education fields for the last thirty years and has taught exclusively online for the last fourteen years. He has also been in private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor and worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings.  He received a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. He was an adjunct faculty member at Park University teaching online in psychology and sociology.

Tricia Seymour, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Seymour is the Co-Founder and COO of Ed4Online. She is a licensed professional counselor and counseling supervisor. She has received a Master degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Seymour started in private practice in 1990 working with individuals, couples, and families. She was an adjunct faculty member at Park University teaching online in psychology, sociology and religion. 

Allison Mack

Vice President of Student Services

Allison Mack is Vice President of Student Services at Ed4Online. Allison began as Ed4online’s registrar and has helped develop the Student Services department. She has a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Northern Michigan University. Allison oversees all departments that support Ed4Online’s students and faculty. This include the student’s enrollment process, student & faculty support, textbooks support, career coaching, and much more.

Erin Fouse, MS/P

Vice President of Education Services

Erin Fouse is currently the Vice President of Education Services for Ed4Online. Mrs. Fouse holds a Masters in the Science of Psychology, a Bachelor’s in both Psychology and Education from the State University of New York at Potsdam. Prior to working for Ed4Online, Erin spent 15 years as a public school teacher. She has moved to working in the adult education, assisting Military Spouses, WIOA Candidates, Veterans and the general public on vocational rehabilitation and earning professional and national certifications through online education training programs.

Joe Conradt

Joe Conradt

Joe is Ed4Online's Manager of Information Systems (MIS).  He implements and manages the systems and online platforms of Ed4Online. He has an Associate's degree in I.T. Software Development. He is responsible for Capstone's server infrastructure and manages every stage of the development process. His role is to test and create robust solutions to meet each client's unique workflow. Joe's eLearning experience includes educational game design, platform implementation, open source systems, and SAAS training products.

Laura Quinn

Director of Enterprise Curriculum

Dr. Quinn is the Director of Enterprise Curriculum for Ed4Online. Her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a specialization in adult professional development and also holds a masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. Laura’s background includes working clinically with individuals and families as well as experience in nonprofit management, grant writing, and organizational development. 

Marissa Wilson

Director of Academic Curriculum

Marissa is the Director of Academic Curriculum. She has over 10 years of professional experience in various aspects of the education field. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in Technical Writing and a Master’s degree from the University of North Dakota with an emphasis in Curriculum and Early Education principles. She works with all aspects of Ed4Online's academic curriculum. 

Mike Fouse

Director of Academic Advising

Michael has been a part of the Ed4Online team since 2011 and is currently the Director of Academic Advising. He is a native of Pittsburgh, PA and enlisted into the United States Army in 1992. He attended Advanced Individual Training as an 11B (Infantryman) and attended the United States Army Special Forces Qualification course (Green Beret) from which he was awarded Honor Graduate and the primary MOS of 18B. Michael’s education includes an Associates degree from Marion Military Institute and a BA in Social Sciences (History) from Thomas Edison State University.

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