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Rather than teaching traditional college courses and regarding customized training as extra duties, The Solutions Group (TSG) trainers are exclusively dedicated to providing training to the industrial workforce.  TSG also has a cadre of part-time trainers and consultants from which to draw for highly specialized needs.

The Solutions Group staff

 

The Solutions Group Current Team: (L-R) Stephen Crosskno, Industrial Technical Skills Electrical Systems Specialist; Josh Chipman, Construction Technology; Rob Semmel, Leadership & Performance Industrial Instructional Specialist; Stacey Walker, Director of Industrial Training; Brandi George, Internship Coordinator; Michael Smith, WORK Program & Job Placement Coordinator; Gene Bennett, Vice President for Workforce Development; Scott Follett, Industrial Mechanical Systems Specialist



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Josh Chipman

Josh Chipman
Construction Technology

 

Responsible for assessing the training needs of the construction industry, coordinating and conducting training efforts, developing custom-designed materials, and supervising and evaluating all soft skill training.

 

 

Education

Journeyman Electrician - Electrical Apprenticeship - Arkansas Northeastern College - Blytheville, AR

Journeyman Steamfitter/Instrumentation Technician; Plumbers/Steamfitters, Local 403 Apprenticeship - San Luis Obispo, CA

Bachelor of Science Marketing Management - Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR

NCCER Certified Educator

 

Certifications/Awards

Arkansas Master Plumber; Master Electrician; Class B HVAC; Mechanical Contractor; EPA License

Commercial Pesticide Applicator -  Missouri & Tennessee (Class 2 & 4)

Contractor's License

Critical Thinking

First Aid CPR

First Aid CPR/AED Instructor

 

 

jchipman@smail.anc.edu

870-762-6222

870-762-1020 ext. 1446

ANC Center for Allied Technologies  |  T167





Stephen Crosskno

Stephen Crosskno
Industrial Technical Skills Electrical Systems Specialist

 

Responsible for customized industrial electrical training, coordinating client requests, provides curriculum development, and engages in day-to-day delivery of custom designed training projects.

 

 

Education

Bachelor of Science Engineering - Emphasis in Electricity

 

Certifications/Awards

First Aid CPR/AED Instructor

TECademy - SMS Train the Trainer

Registered Professional Engineer

Fire Department Volunteer

Communications Officer for Mississippi County Emergency Management

Red Cross Volunteer

Eastern Arkansas Electrical Apprenticeship Instructor

 

 

scrosskno@smail.anc.edu

870-838-2959

870-762-1020 ext. 1608

ANC Center for Allied Technologies


Scott Follett

Scott Follett
Industrial Mechanical Systems Specialist

 

Responsible for assessing the training needs of business and industry, coordinating and conducting training efforts, developing custom-designed materials, and supervising and evaluating all soft skill training.

 

 

Education

Engineering Mechanics - US Military Academy

Graduate Studies - Engineering Mechanics - Michigan Technical University

 

Certifications/Awards

TECademy - SMS Train the Trainer

Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Mensa

Virginia EIT

Senior Examiner and Judge Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence

Examiner for Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

ASQ Certified Quality Engineer

ASQ Local Chapter Education Chair

Commercial Rotary

Wing, Class V Chemical Application License

OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer

 

 

sfollett@smail.anc.edu

870-780-1270

870-762-1020 ext. 1609

ANC Center for Allied Technologies





Rob Semmel

Rob Semmel
Leadership & Performance Industrial Instructional Specialist

 

Responsible for assessing the training needs of business and industry in the ANC service district, coordinating and conducting training efforts, developing custom-designed materials, and supervising and evaluating all soft skill training.

 

 

Education

Bachelor of Science Metallurgical Engineering

 

Certifications/Awards

Spectrum Development Trainer

TECademy - SMS Train the Trainer

Certified OSHA Instructor - General Industry

 

 

rsemmel@smail.anc.edu

870-838-2937

870-762-1020 ext. 1603

ANC Center for Allied Technologies



     
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Gene Bennett

Gene Bennett
Vice President for Workforce Development

 

gbennett@smail.anc.edu

870-838-2945

870-762-1020 ext. 1601

ANC Center for Allied Technologies


Brandi George

Brandi George
Internship Coordinator

 

bgeorge@smail.anc.edu

870-762-3197

870-762-1020 ext. 1606

ANC Center for Allied Technologies  |  T109


Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Career Placement & WORK Program Coordinator

msmith@smail.anc.edu
870-780-1270
870-762-1020 ext. 1602
ANC Center for Allied Technologies

Stacey Walker

Stacey Walker
Director of Industrial Training

 

swalker@smail.anc.edu

870-838-2966

870-762-1020 ext. 1605

ANC Center for Allied Technologies




 


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