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Meet Our Team

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

Director of Student Services

Allison Mack is Director 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. As Director of Student Services, 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

Director of Partner Services

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

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