About Us

Skilled Learning Professionals

We have significant experience in Instructional design and training delivery.  Our content experts write, program, and facilitate the use of our simulations.

Creative Graphic Professionals

We film, edit and create all our videos and graphics in our own production studio.  

Talented Professional Actors

We have a global and diverse cast of actors that available to create custom simulation scenarios.  

Our Staff

Ronald Kardas


Principal of Ventura Learning, 

25 years international experience teaching project management and leadership development in 20 different countries.  He has significant experience working in Asia.

Barbara Feldman


Located in Upstate New York, Barbara recently retired from GE, where she was a global learning leader for their Crotonville Leadership Center.  She is highly regarded for her expertise in facilitating executive strategy sessions.

Chad Checketts


Has authored simulations for 30 years.  He has a unique expertise of bridging classroom training to the real work environment and measuring the business impact.  Located in Utah, he is fluent in Japanese.

Bernd Stoeth


Certified PMP ®  through the Project Management Institute.  Located in Germany, has significant experience conducting workshops in Europe and Africa.   Bernd's expertise includes projects applying Work Out, Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark

of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Kit Connolly Turner


An expert in conducting workshops in managing change.   Kit has significant experience working internationally with large multi-national organizations.  Her expertise includes coaching managers and executives.  She lives in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Eric Hanlon


 Graduate of the Savannah Institute of Art and Design, majoring in Digital Graphics.  Proficient in Maya and the Adobe Suite of software tools.  Created a 3D Virtual Office Environment ®  capable of virtual reality experiences.  https://www.virtualofficeenvironment.com 

Partial List of Clients

Clients our instructors have served over the years


Our staff has diverse and global experience training and consulting in many industries.

Our Software Tool Partner