President and CEO of OnLine
Dr. Terrence R. Redding, Ph.D.
Dr. Redding has been designing and teaching adult
education courses since 1968. Terry is a past W. K.
Kellogg Fellow and has a doctoral degree in Adult and
Higher Education. He has a Masters in the Psychology of
Education and is an honors graduate with a Bachelor of
Science degree in Education. His research has dealt with
adult motivation theory and the origins of self-directed
learning readiness. He has specialized in cognitive
learning models and is the co-developer of the Honeycutt
Redding Cognitive Task Analysis Model.
For the past ten years he has been involved in an on going
series of research projects associated with the
development of high self-directed learning readiness. Of
great significance is the finding that children between
ages 8 and 15, who become high self- directed learners,
typically share a common childhood experience. Redding has
labeled this experience "the first moment of lasting
excitement." High self-directed learners who share this
common experience can remember some event that has
captured their imagination for life. Typically these
individuals find their life long learning endeavors in
some way tied to this "first moment of lasting
He held his first insurance license in 1974 and was again
licensed 1989 through 1992 as part of his responsibilities
at the Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing
Professional and Higher Education. More recently Terry has
been the Director of Corporate Training and Corporate
Computer Training at Palm Beach Atlantic College. He is
the author of numerous referred chapters dealing with
adult learning theory. He is the founder of OnLine
Brad Weishaupt, MCM
Brad received his BA in Music from Palm Beach Atlantic
University in West Palm Beach, FL, and a Masters of
Church Music from The Southern Baptist Theological
Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is a published
instrumental music arranger with over 25 arrangements
having been printed by several publishers.
Brad served for 25 years as a full-time Church Music
Director in churches in South Carolina and Florida, and
had many local and state teaching opportunities during
that time. He also worked in training, technical
support, and software development for a national
computer software company. Brad served as an Adjunct
Professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm
Beach Florida, and at Francis Marion College in
Florence, South Carolina. He has also taught part-time
at various private schools and homeschool groups.
Brad previously worked for OnLine Training in
Compliance, and returned in 2014 as Director of
Corporate Training, specializing in course development.
Moving to General Manager in 2015, Brad is now over all
Course Development and Compliance issues. Brad has served on the Board of
Directors for OnLine Training since January of 2007.
Maria's pleasant personality makes her a joy to work with.
She is the reason that OLT runs so smoothly. She is the
contact person for all corporate partners, and handles all
major student problems. Her bilingual skills are often a
blessing for a large number of our students. Maria also
manages Dr. Redding's schedule and can coordinate his
schedule with those needing to meet with him. Her
background includes work as a legal secretary and college
registrar. Maria has worked with Dr. Redding since before
the founding of OLT. First, as the Assistant to the
Director of Corporate Training when they were both at Palm
Beach Atlantic College, and then as the first employee of
OLT after its founding in 1997.
Francisca De La Cerda -
Fran Is our assistant registrar. She answers the phone at OLT
and responds to the register email account. Fran
registers all students and sends confirmation of
usernames, passwords and details on the course the
student is taking. She is an assistant to our chief
registrar, handling all duties to the best of her
knowledge. She has a background in customer service and
retail. She is a social and energetic person who loves
to be outside and find new things to do . Francisca was
born and raised in West Palm Beach. She plans to get an
insurance license which would be beneficial to our
students. One thing Francisca enjoys doing is cooking
different meals from different cultures. Francisca has
been with OLT since March of 2017.
Kim Wenke - Kim is rejoining the workforce after spending some time at home raising her three children. She has a BS in Sports Management from Rutgers College and previously worked in the IT field for over 10 years. Prior to that, Kim worked in the insurance industry for almost 6 years at a property/casualty insurance agency and American Insurance Services Group. She is looking forward to assisting the customers and staff here at OLT. Kim joined OLT in March of 2017.
Sandra King - Sandra has been working with OLT on internet based technology and website design since 1998. She is the person at OLT who sets up web accounts, puts new courses online, and keeps the website looking clean. Her bright response to new situations is uniformly insightful and refreshing. Sandra has held many titles at OLT since she started working with us in 1998. Over the years she has helped worked in course editing, marketing, website design and systems administration. She manages our Moodle installation for the online courses. She maintains our online database driven helpdesk, (which allows the tracking and management of service help requests whether by phone, email or through the online app.) She also maintains our Enrollment Center which takes student registrations and manages authentication and enrollments of students whether they register directly with OLT (OnLine Training) or one of our many online partners (Colleges which offer OLT courses) or resellers (companies who sell OLT courses) and affiliates (websites which link to OLT products and receive a commission from referred sales).
Corporate Secretary and Financial Coordinator
Barbara A. Redding - Barbara graduated with
honors from Florida Atlantic University with a double
degree in Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Social
Science. Barbara spent eight years as a 'hotline' phone
counselor for the Von Hipple-Lindau Family Alliance
dealing with issues associated with familial cancer based
on several years of formal nursing education and thousands
of hours as a hospital volunteer. She has more than a
decade of experience in accounting, having studied
accounting at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Barbara brings to OLT a warm and caring personality and a
sharp mind that is well equipped for finance related
problems. She has volunteered at OLT and various civic
organizations throughout the years, but has been with OLT
as an employee since March of 2005.
Sarah Lynn Redding- Sarah Lynn is
responsible for maintaining the OnLine Training's servers
and updating our website. She also tests how new products
will perform on various devices and the best ways to reach
our students through technology and insure a problem free
experience while on our site.
She is currently working on completing her Master's degree
at Florida Atlantic University where she has spent the
last six years working as a Supplemental Instructor and
Tutor for various math and science courses. She also has a
certificate in GIS and spent the first two years of her
Graduate program working as a Teaching Assistant for the
Department of Anthropology. It is our hope that her recent
inclusion to our team will bring us closer to meeting the
needs of our students and help us to reach a larger
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Insurance Licensing and Continuing
Jan Bradburn -
Jan has developed curriculum and taught classes in private schools in Florida since 1983. She has taught at every grade level including preschool, elementary, middle and high school, and corporate college, which has helped her gain a better understand of the developmental learning process.
She holds a 2-20 General Lines Agent insurance license. After obtaining her license, she began designing and delivering insurance, pre-licensing and continuing education training. After 20 years with a major P&C carrier, Jan is retired but continues to work as a performance consultant and curriculum designer.
She has worked for OnLine Training as a curriculum developer and instructor since 2005.
||Jerry E. Bateman, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF.
- Jerry has been active in the insurance and
financial services industry since 1976. During this time,
he has attained the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
and the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations,
both conferred by the American College, and the Life
Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation
through the Life Underwriter Training Council.
Additionally, he attained a Bachelor of Electrical
Engineering from Auburn University in 1972.
In 1997, Mr. Bateman started an insurance and financial
planning agency that was incorporated in 2002 and called
Financial Coaching, Inc. This agency is still active
In 1998, Mr. Bateman started teaching continuing education
classes for Life, Health, and Variable Annuity agents in
central Florida. In 1999, he founded, Bateman Learning,
Inc., a company that is a continuing education provider in
the state of Florida. Mr. Bateman has taught more than 500
days of classes since 1997. Also, Mr. Bateman has worked
as a continuing education instructor at Seminole Community
College, Lake-Sumter Community College, and Valencia
Mr. Bateman's primary goal is to assist new and existing
agents in their educational needs. The insurance and
financial services business is a wonderful place for
anyone that wants to help people make great decisions for
themselves, their families, and their businesses.
||Jeffrey King -
Jeff has been a licensed life, health, and general lines agent
since 1989. His professional insurance career began
with Prudential Insurance and included several years as an
agent for an independent multi-lines agency before opening
his own insurance agency. He is currently President
of King Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. in Cape
Mr. King's instructional career began in 1996 as an
Adjunct Instructor for Brevard Community College. He
has taught several college level business classes,
including "Intro to Business" and "Business
Management." Currently, he teaches insurance
pre-licensing classes, as well as continuing education
classes at Brevard Community College, Polk Community
College, and Valencia Community College.
Jeff received a BS in Business Administration from the
University of Florida in 1981 and an MBA from University
of Central Florida in 1987. He is currently a member
of the National Association of Insurance and Financial
Advisors and a member of the National Association of
Health Underwriters. He lives with his wife and son
in Cocoa Beach, Florida and in his leisure time enjoys
traveling and playing on the beach.
||James E. Drake, CPCU, CLU, ARM. - Jim Drake is a licensed insurance agent as well as Vice President of Cynanotary Insurance Agency in Lauderhill, FL. His experience in the insurance industry has included risk management positions with Metropolitan Life, PepsiCo Inc., and Price Communications Corporation. He was an executive with E. G. Bowman Co. Inc., a national insurance brokerage, and most recently spent 27 years as Executive Vice President at McKinley Financial Services Inc., managing all property and casualty functions.
Jim received a degree in economics from City College, City
University of New York and earned a Master in Business
Administration degree from Baruch College. He holds
the designations of Chartered Property Casualty
Underwriter (CPCU), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and
Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and has been engaged
over the years as a certified insurance instructor in
various Continuing Education Programs. Jim has been,
in addition, a contributor to industry-related
publications, including Rough Notes. A resident of Sunrise
in Broward County, he is active in business organizations.
Larry Hartmann, CLU. -
With a graduate degree in Management from Fairleigh
Dickinson University and a Chartered Life Underwriter
designation from the American College, Larry has been
active in life and health insurance sales, management
and training for over 40 years
After a successful time in sales, he spent 15 years as
director of agent training for a major insurance agency
based in New York City. He has also served as Vice
President of Sales for a major insurance company where
he developed and administered a national marketing
organization. While working with a major benefit
consulting firm, he developed and presented interactive
financial and retirement planning workshops to Fortune
500 companies worldwide.
For the last 15 years he has been involved with
instructing and authoring life & health
pre-licensing and continuing education courses for
several business schools in New Jersey.
James Van Putten Vink - James is co-founder and president of Vandelay Financial Group, an investment advisory firm located in Wellington, Florida. Prior to joining the financial services industry, James owned and operated a successful landscaping business, giving him unique insights into the challenges faced by many small business owners. He attended Bergen Community College and Ramapo State College in New Jersey. James is active in coaching and supporting local youth sports, and lives in Wellington, Florida with his wife Sandy, and their three children.
James holds the Series 7, 63, 65, and 2-15 licenses, and has over 15 years of experience using these financial and insurance licenses to help his clients. James began work with OLT as an instructor in September 2018.
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Director of OLT Real Estate School
Don Widmayer - Course Writer, Instructor, Broker
Don has been in the real estate business for over 35 years beginning his career in Virginia inside the Beltway near Washington, DC. He began teaching prelicensing real estate courses in the late 90's in Virginia Beach and continued instructing students after moving to Florida in the early 2000s.
Don has taught thousands of students over the years and currently owns a real estate school and brokerage. In addition to classroom training for several schools, he has also taught for two local associations of REALTORS® teaching continuing education courses and the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics course.
Don currently holds the following licenses: Florida broker, real estate instructor, appraiser instructor, and Virginia broker and instructor licenses. He is also a member of the Real Estate Educators Association which provides networking opportunities and instructor and school owner education allowing him to provide the best experience possible for each and every student he instructs whether personally or through his online courses. He has been writing online courses for several companies since 2005.
"Your education is important to me. Whether I teach you in person or you take the course online, I want to make sure that you have a great experience, and that you would come back to us in the future and refer someone you know to our school."
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Lillian D. Bjorseth - Her audiences
and clients call Lillian D. Bjorseth: Articulate,
Awesome, Content-Driven, Insightful, Persuasive,
Powerful, Practical. Now, you can spend time with this
dynamic woman and share her vast knowledge of people
skills and relationship building.
Lillian combines her Fortune 100 and entrepreneurial
career to help you build a new kind of wealth - social
capital. In her inimitable way, she helps you develop
your networking and communication skills to take you to
a new level of business and career success and, very
likely, more financial capital.
Lillian's a top graduate of the University of Missouri
School of Journalism She spent her corporate career in
public relations and communications before starting
Duoforce Enterprises in 1990. She is author of
Breakthrough Networking: Building Relationships That
Last, 52 Ways To Break The Ice & Target Your Market,
and the Nothing Happens Until We Communicate CD and
workbook series. She's a contributing author to Masters
of Networking and a co-presenter of the Marketing Boot
The Chicago Tribune calls her a networking expert and
the Association Forum of Chicagoland calls her the
business networking authority. She was among the first
in the world to earn a certified DiSC trainer
designation from Inscape Publishing.
A founding member of the Relationship Networking
Industry Association, Lillian is also a member of the
National Speakers Association and the Naperville, IL
Area Chamber of Commerce. She's co-founder of the highly
successful Great Chicago Networking Extravaganza and is
interviewed frequently in the media.
Lillian's listed in more than a dozen Who's Who and was
recently named one of the Great Women of the 21st
Judith Patino-Rodrigue - Advertising
sales and marketing executive, Judith Patino-Rodrigue,
is an author, certified professional and life coach,
instructor, and training and development specialist who
helps individuals reach their goals through proven
processes and practices. Her career includes providing
solutions to clients and helping individuals identify
and eliminate beliefs that stop them from finding their
inner happiness and achieving success.
While employed at DHL Worldwide Express and Nortel
Networks, Judith developed and delivered soft skills
training programs throughout the United States, Latin
America, and the Caribbean, both in English and Spanish.
She recently resigned from her Local Sales Manager
position at Spanish Broadcasting System to pursue her
coaching, revive her training and development career,
and launch The Skills Masters, a web-based
career and personal development company.
Having coached everyone from those at the top of their
game to those suffering in their darkest days, Judith is
acutely aware that one's attitude truly does define
them. It may sound like a simple admission but, as seen
time and time again, it's all too easy to let negativity
creep into the psyche and start throttling back on
life's dreams. She expands on this knowledge in
her powerful and truly life-changing new book, Pick
Me. Patino-Rodrigue equips readers from all walks
of life with all they need to discover and embrace their
own "winning attitude;" a bold new way of thinking that
brings a life more prosperous and joyful than anyone
Patino-Rodrigue augments her coaching, training and
workshops by building confidence among audiences of all
ages so they can better perceive who people truly are,
focus on themselves, and strengthen their personal
growth whether financial, spiritual, or professional.
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