Cleveland, Ohio – January 20, 2020 – Jennifer Yaros joins the Cinécraft team of talented professionals as a Learning Consultant. Jennifer has a passion for helping clients create effective learning strategies that transform behavior and engage learners.
Jennifer started her career as a technical writer and instructional designer. She advanced into several leadership roles where she delivered training programs, professional development workshops, and process improvement plans for mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies. She also frequently speaks at local and national industry events.
After two decades in the consulting industry, Jennifer has developed a strong sense of customer value, and she always looks for ways to help clients achieve their business goals.
Before entering the workforce, Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts at Akron University, where she studied English and Theatre. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time in the woods running trails, hiking, and backpacking. Someday she hopes to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.
Cinécraft is a nationally-recognized custom content learning solutions company featuring business storytellers for more than 80 years.
CLEVELAND, OH – February 23, 2018 – The next generation of leadership for Cinécraft Productions has been named, Dan Keckan as CEO and Matt Walsh as COO. Dan’s role as CEO will be to continue the organization’s advancement as a top national brand in custom learning solutions. Matt will assume all operations as COO.
Maria Keckan and Neil McCormick will remain sole shareholders of Cinécraft stock. Maria will continue as President and CFO. Neil will remain Board Chair and continue working with his key accounts.
“Cinécraft has been working with Fortune 1000 organizations to craft custom learning solutions for nearly 80 years and that is not about to change. My parents built an amazing company with a great staff and solid core values to build upon that include customer-focus and integrity. We will also build upon our mission as creative storytellers, and look to create better learning experiences for our customers’ learners. What does better learning look like? Better learning means that we will bring the learner as close to the skill to be learned as possible. And, better learning leads to better business results for our customers,” explained Dan Keckan.
The newest addition to the team, Matt Walsh said, “I’m excited for the opportunity to help lead a company with such a stellar reputation as Cinécraft . My goal is to bring the experience that I have gained from building and managing successful teams in tech to better serve our customer’s needs.”
Maria on her 32 year run: ”Most people who pass their company on to a family member do so wondering if the company will continue to thrive. Since the company is already thriving in part because of our son I believe he’s clearly ready to take it to new heights. Matt who will be COO is an already tried and true winner at managing people. I am proud of the fact that we pass on a staff made up of truly good and caring people. It’s been an honor to be the steward of such a company for 32 years.
“I’ve been a proud part of Cinécraft for 41 years. 32 years as owner. I think it is time for the next generation to take the reins. I’m excited about the energy and vision Dan and Matt are bringing to future of the Company,” stated Neil McCormick.
Founded in 1939, Cinécraft Productions is the oldest commercial producers of corporate and industrial films in the US. Today Cinécraft is a top 10 content development company specializing in creating custom learning solutions.
We are excited to announce that Cinécraft will have a booth for the first time at DevLearn in Las Vegas from October 25-27th 2017. Here are the top five reasons to join us.
- You’re invited to join your peers and attend Cinécraft’s complimentary Happy Hour where we will discuss the future of tech and learning.
- Simply put, the biggest and best learning technology conference in the industry.
- Check out the World’s greatest eLearning samples and vote for your favorites at DemoFest.
- Choose from five specialized focuses and over 200 sessions critical to developing new skills in the management design and development of technology-based learning.
- Vegas, baby!
CLICK HERE to register. And, if you’re interested in joining Cinécraft’s complimentary Happy Hour, email Dan Keckan.
New York, NY – June 16, 2017 – Cinécraft was awarded runner-up in the International eLearning Awards in New York City at the ICELW Conference. Cinécraft received the award in the Mobile Learning category for it’s virtual window installation designed for Henkel’s OSI brand of window sealants.
The International E-Learning Awards recognize the best uses of technology to improve learning and job performance within companies or through individual professional development.
If you would like to see the entry video we used to enter the International eLearning Awards just click the play button below.
Cinécraft is a leading resource for the creation of video and eLearning in the United States and business storytellers for more than 75 years.
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