Our Valuable Team Members

Elizabeth Schriefer
Elizabeth Schriefer President, CEO and Trainer
Elizabeth attended University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She’s been teaching JDE since 2001, with a focus on distribution and manufacturing training, custom learning design, eLearning including UPK, project management and global implementations. She was Senior VP of Training and Organizational Change Management at TITAN before taking over iLearnERP in 2014. Elizabeth’s main joyous hobby is being an amazing soccer and hockey mom to her four kids. When she’s not running this company or running around her children, she enjoys running marathons, hiking and reading everything JDE.
Tom Messer
Tom MesserCOO
Tom has a diverse background in manufacturing, supply chain, operations, ERP consulting and IT leadership. He brings 20+ years of experience in functional/technical implementations, project/change management and holds a BS in Computer Information Systems. Tom has served in national and global leadership positions with such companies as Oracle, Telular, Fleetwood Enterprises, Interface Corp., and most recently was Sr. Director – IT Transformation at Tupperware Brands. He currently lives in Florida with his wife and enjoys golf, hiking and spending time with his 2 amazing grandkids.
Doug McCarthy
Doug McCarthyVP, Sales and Business Development
Doug graduated with an MBA from Fairfield University and has a solid background in managing both technical and business related IT initiatives. He is goal oriented with significant experience in Financial, Inventory, Procurement, Sales, HR-Payroll and Travel systems, as well as ERP implementations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, policy, and procedure documentation. Doug’s hobbies include watching his kids crew, soccer, and basketball games, and coaching CrossFit.
Todd Nelson
Todd NelsonLead Learning Advisor and Video Production Manager
Todd graduated from the University of Colorado in Denver. He began work with JD Edwards in 1998 and supported the Distribution module for customers over the years. He has worked as a musician and since his teens has been a musical director in various capacities over the years. He has toured the US and worked at Disney World. He enjoys being an artist in photography, drawing, novel writing, writing movies, video production and musical composition and recording. He is married and has 4 terrific kids and 3 grandchildren.
April Favara
April FavaraTraining Consultant
April has significant experience in training and development, communications, teaching and research. She recently completed a Certificate in Strategic Innovation and Change at the University of Denver. Her hobbies include spending time with her husband and kids, riding her bicycle, playing with her dog Winston, and going out with friends.
Rachel Masters
Rachel MastersOnline Learning Support
Rachel completed her undergraduate degree in History at University of Chicago and her graduate degree in English Literature at Southern New Hampshire University. She has worked in educational services, primarily higher education, for the past fifteen years and is always eager for new learning opportunities. She enjoys reading and being mom to an incorrigible corgi, Gracie
Cynthia Milenkovich
Cynthia MilenkovichSales Executive
Cynthia has been a life-long learner and has a background in Early Education/Specialized Education as well. Cynthia has a BFA from Webster University and has logged nearly 20 years in representing and facilitating high tech solutions—having spent the last 12 years focused on ERP add-ons for the JDE Community. Hobbies include multi-media creative pursuits with her husband and son, public speaking, and martial arts such as Lua and Aikido.
DeTonia Gooden
DeTonia GoodenLearning Management Systems Specialist
DeTonia is originally from Chicago, Illinois where she earned her BA Cum Laude in English, Professional/Technical Writing from Chicago State University and her MBA from Roosevelt University in Training and Development. She continued her pursuit of all things e-Learning, earning Graduate Certificates in Instructional Design and e-Learning Curriculum and Design while teaching and training abroad. DeTonia has lived and worked a few places around the globe and settled down in Denver in 2017. DeTonia enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, baking, and spending time with her little Shih Tzu dog, Chi Chi.
Kim Hartwig
Kim HartwigSenior Training Consultant
Kim compiled more than two decades experience working in documentation and training in all Oracle systems: JDE EnterpriseOne, Oracle Cloud, E-Business Suite, and PeopleSoft. He came to iLearnERP fresh off a Cloud implementation for both Oracle and Salesforce Marketing Cloud systems. Originally from Portland, OR, Kim worked his way east to college and work experience in Denver (spending nearly 20 years as a training/documentation consultant), Houston, and most recently the Tampa Bay area. He enjoys biking with his wife Emma, and running in the Florida sun with plenty of palm trees in view.
Brendan Keeley
Brendan KeeleyMaster Trainer
Originally from Philadelphia, Brendan ventured South to college and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University. After college and a stint in the U.S. Peace Corps, Brendan became certified as a teacher in Wichita, KS. Upon moving to Denver, CO, he began working in software implementations. In 2002 Brendan started working at JD Edwards in their customer support group. Since then he’s been training, consulting, and supporting E1, SAP and Oracle E-Business applications around the world. When not working, Brendan enjoys spending time in the mountains skiing, hiking and camping, as well as brewing beer and traveling.
Cathie Collins
Cathie CollinsMaster Trainer
Cathie has a MEd from Temple University and a BA from Washington State University. She’s been a classroom and Web-based JDE Trainer, Training Content Developer, Senior Training Team Lead, and Project Manager for several JDE implementation and upgrade projects since 1998. Her hobbies include hiking, bicycling, animal rescue and traveling.
Tim Christian
Tim ChristianTechnical Consultant
Tim in a valuable addition to the iLearn team. His depth in technical UPK knowledge is unprecedented. He has an M.S.E. in Effective Teaching from Drake University, a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Northern Iowa and an A. A. Magna Cum Laude in Mathematics from Waldorf College. His experience in JDE includes being a Technical consultant for multiple JDE EnterpriseOne and JDE World implementations with specialties in Financials, Distribution/Manufacturing, Human Resources/Payroll, and Reports. He enjoys running, swimming, baseball, basketball, and football.
Scott Arnold
Scott ArnoldMaster Trainer
Scott received his B.S. in accounting from the University of Northern Colorado where he cultivated his love of Finance. He quickly got a job at JD Edwards where he remained for 4 years learning the software. Scott’s real passion is training, and he has been training JDE for 14 years. He enjoys golfing, fishing and coaching his kids’ sports teams.
Beverly Finamore
Beverly FinamoreAccountant
Beverly has been working in administration and bookkeeping for both large and small companies for over 25 years and holds a degree in business accounting. She is currently responsible for invoicing, accounts receivable, expense accounting, and managing referrals. Beverly enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, quilting and volunteering at Castlewood Canyon State Park.