Meet eDynamic Learning

eDynamic Learning was founded by a classroom teacher with a single online course, over ten years ago.
Then, his goal was to focus on building courses that would help students find their passion.

Today, with over 140 courses, we are the largest publisher of Career Ready and Skill-Based Electives in North America. We provide educators with the opportunity to create a learning environment where students have options, are engaged and energized and want to learn. The dependable user-friendly design, consistently high-quality content and flexible framework let educators deliver courses with their creativity, knowledge and skill.

Our broad range of career-focused and passion-driven electives provide students opportunities to explore a wide range of engaging subjects, acquire in-demand skills, and leave school career or college ready!

We are the only publisher solely dedicated to developing programs of study in pathways which lead to industry-recognized certifications. This helps expand your curriculum offerings, increase enrollment and completion rates, and promotes student success.

Our courses can be used in every instructional setting, including blended and online; they work on all technology platforms and devices and are accessible to all learners. We provide opportunities for every student to be prepared for a successful future.

Our Dedicated Team

Kevin Viau

Founder

In 2008, Kevin founded eDynamic Learning with a vision to broaden students’ horizons and interests into subjects and career opportunities not traditionally offered by today’s education system. By offering new subjects via online learning platforms, Kevin sought to help students become more engaged and take increased ownership in their overall learning experience. Since its inception eDynamic Learning has rapidly grown into the leading provider of career and elective courses in North America.

Kevin earned his Master of Educational Technology Leadership from George Washington University and holds both a Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts from Brandon University.

Jerry Wooden

President

Jerry has worked passionately in the education market leading a variety of sales, marketing and operational teams for the past twenty years. His expertise in the development of sales cycle management, sales process, and customer-facing business practices have helped him lead the best teams in the industry. Along the way he has launched several new company divisions and company start-ups, and led an award-winning product development team.

Jerry serves as President for eDynamic Learning, overseeing the eDL team with his primary focus on sales and customer success. Jerry has a B.S. in Marketing Research from the University of Southern California and, along with his family, still calls Southern California home.

Bryan McGrath

Chief Financial Officer and Director of Operations

Bryan’s entire professional career has been spent working closely with or holding leadership positions at many of the world’s greatest technology companies. Bryan worked for ten years as an equity research analyst covering the software industry at Wachovia Securities, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. Prior to joining eDynamic Learning, Bryan was the Vice President of FP&A and Investor Relations at Rackspace during the years in which the company experienced its most dramatic stages of growth and expansion.

Bryan graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and is a veteran of the United States Army.

Tyler Wood

Vice President of Marketing

Tyler has worked in the EdTech industry for the past twenty-five years and is driven by a passion for engaging the digital learner and helping every student find success.

She started her career as a school director and quickly saw the impact technology had on her students’ behavior, engagement, and learning. She went on to work for Apple, where she developed, launched, and marketed several successful solutions including the iBook Wireless Mobile Lab. Tyler also worked as President and CMO for Cogent Education and as the Director of Marketing for Odysseyware. Tyler holds a B.S. in Child Development from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Teaching, Educational Technology from National University.

Ricci Blackwell

Sales Operations Manager

Ricci has spent almost her entire professional career building successful and enduring customer relationships in a variety of industries. She joined the eDynamic Learning team after launching and growing a successful 3D software company in just six short years. A great addition to our team, Ricci is able to wear many hats related to customer management, sales processes, and product marketing.

In the last four years working at eDynamic Learning, Ricci has been a contributing factor to the overall business operations as well as an integral leader for the sales team. In her spare time, she loves racing her mud truck, enjoying the outdoors, and traveling.

Chad Kohalyk

Director, Platforms & Technology

Chad earned a BA in Linguistics from UBC and an MA in International Relations from the Royal Military College of Canada. He lived in Japan for eight years working for a university in Kyoto and later for Apple Japan. After returning to Canada with his wife and young children, Chad started building and managing products for a number of startups, including his own.

For fifteen years he has lived, and worked, online and continues to learn new skills and make new connections there every day.

Vicky Athersmith

Director, Program Management

Vicky brings over a decade of experience leading complex projects and roll-outs for large international corporations in Europe. She is experienced with multiple project methodologies including Agile, Prince2, and PMI and has achieved formal qualifications in each. Recently, Vicky has gone back to school to complete her Business Diploma at Okanagan College.

Any free time she has between work and school is spent with her family enjoying what the beautiful Okanagan Valley has to offer.

Lisa Rahn

Director, Course Strategy

Lisa feels fortunate that her passion for learning turned into a career. She held positions in sales and marketing management at large educational publishers and discovered that product development was her raison d’être. She spent over twelve years developing education resources that contributed to students’ success and impacted their lives.

When not working, Lisa enjoys hiking, jogging, traveling, and quirky, whimsical art.