Susanna Maria Westerfield

Consultant, Performance and eLearning

Louisville, Kentucky,
A highly dedicated independent consultant providing consulting services to improve human and organizational performance
by utilizing instructional design and development.
Last update: July 2007


Clients require instructional design and development support of their distributed learning and Web-based training initiatives, and classroom instruction.
         Check n Go (Mason, OH) 2007-present
         Veterans Affairs (Cleveland, OH) 2006-07
         Head Quarters United States Army Recruiting Command (Fort Knox, KY) 2002-03; 2004-06
         United States Air Force, Family Support Center (Scott Air Force Base, IL) 2004-06
         Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN) 1998, 1999, 2000
         Abbott Laboratories (Lake Bluff, IL) 2001
         Toyota (Erlanger and Georgetown, KY) 1997-1999
         Lucent Wireless University (Naperville, IL) 1998
         CISCO Systems (San Jose, CA) 1999
         Fidelity Investments (Covington and Hebron, KY) 1997, 1998, 1999
         Kentucky Fried Chicken (Louisville, KY) 1995-96, 1997

Prior Work Experience

Briel Worldwide Management (Norfolk, VA) August 2004 June 2006

          Design and develop online learning lessons for the United States Army Recruiting Command; redevelop evaluations and exams; designed and developed the Army Career Explorer online lesson.

Resource Consultants, Inc. (Vienna, VA) April 2004 January 2005

          Design and develop online learning lessons for the Air Force Family Support Center; the lessons contain various financial topics and policies and regulations.

Resource Consultants, Inc. (Vienna, VA) July 2002 August 2003

          Designed and developed e-learning lessons for the United States Army Recruiting Command
(Fort Knox, KY); the lessons supported the pre-station commander and Army Medical Department.

     Designed the Army Medical Department distance learning curriculum; worked with healthcare subject matter experts to design individual lessons; utilized the Internet for additional content and graphics.

          Designed user interfaces.



          Redesigned touch panel interface to make it "user friendly".

          Trained customers using the CLI II/VP system.

          Designed and developed user's guide.

          Provided technical support during meetings.

Designed, Developed, and Implemented Worldwide Sales Training Materials: The training materials were implemented in countries such as: Brazil, Taiwan, and Singapore.

          Needs analysis & assessment.

          Instructional design & development

          Pilot / implement / manage


Training & Development:

          Designed two instructional games to accompany the training program The Business of Brown-Forman.

          Conducted needs assessment determining subjects of interest by department. As a result, a Training Resource Library was instituted.

          Conducted one-on-one PC training for an adult computer user.

          Designed graphic slide show presentation for the mandatory training of all directors, managers, and supervisors on Sexual Harassment.


MS - Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University

BS - Occupational Training & Development from the University of Louisville


Distance Learning from Indiana University - 2003

Professional Affiliations

ISPI - International Society for Performance Improvement (National member)

ISPI - International Society for Performance Improvement (International member, Board of Director, Rome, Italy Chapter)

ASTD American Society for Training and Development (National member)


Kentucky Colonel Commonwealth of Kentucky


NACLC (National Agency Check, Local Agency Check, and Credit Check) - 2004-current