About us

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Laura Johnson
President & Lead Consultant

As Training Outreach's President and Lead Consultant, Laura Johnson helps her clients with strategy, planning, outreach, marketing/branding, logistics, content, facilitation, and budget control with the overall goal of producing a successful plan, event, or training product. With her 25+ years in planning and marketing, Ms. Johnson brings her skills in leadership, organization, messaging and communication to the Company. Prior to starting

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Demetrios “Jim” Vlassopoulos
Senior Consultant

Jim Vlassopoulos is a retired Deputy Fire Chief from the Washington DC Fire and EMS Department. He retired as the Operations Chief of a whole platoon group that included all fire and EMS resources and over 400 personnel. His duties included effective public safety incident mitigation, life-safety, critical daily resource staffing, and assuring firefighter well-being to name a few. Prior

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James Resnick
Director, Education & Outreach

Mr. Resnick develops and provides fire safety and injury prevention education and outreach programs and support to senior citizens of Montgomery County, Maryland through Training Outreach’s contract with Fire and Rescue Services. He is responsible for identifying, assessing and meeting the needs of County seniors and cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities. This includes presenting fire safety and injury prevention

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Stephanie Hampton
Communications Advisor

Stephanie Hampton has nearly 30 years of experience as a communications strategist with a proven track record.  As Training Outreach’s Communications Advisor, Stephanie assists our clients connect with their audiences through creative, people-centered communications strategies and content development. As VP of Communications, she helped two global Fortune 500 companies, Marriott International and Sodexo North America, enhance their brand reputations and deepen

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Jennifer Kaye
Director, Event Strategy

With over 25 years of experience as a strategist, event planner, and independent fundraising consultant, Ms. Kaye is a valuable resource for organizations seeking to design and plan strategic events, increase brand awareness, design and launch marketing campaigns, establish effective strategies for revenue success, support board development, grant application, and research, outreach and secure new partnerships. Ms. Kaye brings a

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