Your Creative Partner.

What are your biggest problems and challenges? What keeps you awake at night? Two heads are better than one, right?

We will partner to identify and/or create the best solution.


Learning Curve Consultants® Overview

Learning Curve Consultants® was founded in 2012 on the premise that, in order for an organization to be successful, it must have a skilled workforce. It is, therefore, the responsibility of both an employee and their manager to identify developmental needs and opportunities.

That’s where we come in… 

The focus of Learning Curve Consultants® is to partner with organizations to understand business needs and identify ways to make skill set development and improvement a part of their fabric. Learning Curve Consultants® is committed to identifying needs, uncovering gaps and making recommendations, taking appropriate action and assessing an initiative’s impact. Self-improvement is a team effort and a continuous process, not a one-time event. 

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Case Studies

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Video Illustration (Animation)

Sales Onboarding (“Immersion”) Training

Cultural Transformation


 

R. Wayne Hauenstein
Principal
wayne@lc-consultants.com

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Wayne has over 20 years of expertise in the areas of Large-Scale Training Curriculum Design and Implementation, Talent Development, Coaching and Development Planning. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond (Psychology and Business Administration) and a Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University, where he was selected as Outstanding I/O Graduate Student by the faculty.

From 1997-2005, Wayne helped grow the Product Development area of Employment Learning Innovations, an industry leader in the employment law training arena. As Curriculum and Implementation Manager, he managed large-scale customizations and major training products being developed. He contributed to the company’s highest sales in its history by working with the sales organization to develop a customization strategy, write contract proposals and present recommendations. The templates, process and approach he built are still being leveraged today.

Wayne worked for AGL Resources, the largest natural gas distribution only company in the United Sates, from 2005-2012. While there, he worked in Talent Development and Training Design where, in both roles, he built the function from scratch. He focused on developing relationships and creating a brand for learning within the organization. Wayne was responsible for (among other things) introducing high potential programs to the organization, revamping new hire orientation, building the Risk Management and Compliance elearning series and managing the creation of numerous customized curricula for both professionals and management.

Wayne founded Learning Curve Consultants® in 2012 in an effort to work proactively and collaboratively with businesses across the southeast and beyond. He is a native Atlantan who resides in Roswell, Georgia with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three children, Garrett, Anna, and Miller. He is an avid sports fan who enjoys spending time with his family.


Ian Murray
Brand Manager
ian@lc-consultants.com

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Having graduated college in December of 2005 with his degree in Graphic Design, Ian dove into the professional world. Straight out of school he began snatching up freelancing and contract jobs—taking any opportunity to learn about the different aspects of design while honing his craft in the process.

Ian has been delivering on-brand and engaging graphic work for over a decade. He is skilled in an exhaustive array of visual media, and enjoys working on projects that consist of web sites, typography, branding, packaging, logos, iconography, and UI/UX challenges.

Ian was hired on to Learning Curve Consultants® in the summer of 2016, and has been working to strengthen and grow the brand ever since.


Al Waller
Illustrator
al@lc-consultants.com

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Al was hired on to Learning Curve Consultants® in early 2018 as our chief illustrator. As an animator, writer and educator, Mr. Waller has over 20 years of experience creating visually exciting products that engage audiences in the most effective way possible. Whatever the training needs, he helps bring ideas from rough conception to the polished completion of a professional media project.

His proficiencies include:

  • Scripting, storyboarding, and other visual preproduction of projects
  • Traditional animation
  • Character design and illustration for both animated and print materials
  • Voice-over procurement and soundtrack editing
  • Stop-Motion animation

Heidi Kempcke
Instructional Design and Project Management
heidi@lc-consultants.com

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Ms. Kempcke has more than 25 years of experience helping organizations execute business strategies through employee performance. Her experience includes conducting research to identify areas of opportunity and the critical success factors that support achievement of targeted outcomes.

She leverages this information to design learning systems and programs in multiple learning modalities, including classroom-based workshops, instructor-led virtual classrooms, and self-paced online learning. In addition, she ensures participants, their managers, and the wider organization have the tools needed to drive the desired behavior change – a key factor in driving toward achieving solid business results.

Todd Thurston
Technology/Video Production
todd@lc-consultants.com

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Mr. Thurston has more than 25 years of experience driving creativity and innovation through video and technology solutions. His video experience includes direction, production, and editing to achieve learning and training objectives. In addition, Todd has a knack for pushing the envelope to uncover and leverage technology to enable learning.

His accomplishments include:

  • Designing and developing five international award winning product knowledge, sales, and color design e-learning applications
  • Redesigning entire student enrollment portal UI and UX for new and returning students for medium size university
  • Spearheading ground breaking tablet-based scalable sales app for major multi-national consumer products company
  • Generating explosive growth in new market opportunity, selling 100,000 high production promotional video packages on day 1

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