Gary L. Mussell
Business Applications Trainer
Instructional Designer
Technical/Promotional Writer

Voice/Messages: (805) 523-7830
Email: garym@vcnet.com
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“Gary has a unique blend of talents and job skills, and he brings energy and enthusiasm wherever he is. He is a talented and published writer, a terrific instructor, and an insightful supervisor of people from different backgrounds and cultures. His organization skills are remarkable, and his ability to analyze data and spot inefficiencies are amazing.”
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Instructional Designer
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VIDEO CONFERENCING/DISTANCE LEARNING
CBT/eLEARNING
JUST-IN-TIME TRAINING
SUCCESS STORIES
Business Applications
EXCEL
WORD
POWERPOINT
VISIO
PROJECT
PUBLISHER
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Tech/Promo Writer
TECHNICAL WRITING
VIDEO SCRIPTING
AUTHOR
SOFTWARE PUBLISHER
MAGAZINES AND PERIODICALS
COMPANY NEWSLETTERS
WEB SITES
BROCHURES AND BUSINESS CARDS

Business Management
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
CORPORATE DIRECTOR & TRUSTEE
PARLIAMENTARIAN
TRADE SHOW MANAGEMENT
REMEMBERING MR. HANKINS
LESSONS I HAVE LEARNED
FAVORITE BUSINESS BOOKS

Biography

For over 20 years, Gary Mussell has provided computer and business training classes to over 25,000 students across the country and around the world, representing over 1500 different companies. He wrote a nationally published magazine column on business technology for four years, and twice he received Teacher-of-the-Year honors from LTU in Los Angeles, California.

Over the past two decades he has served on the Boards of eight local corporations and non-profit firms in various capacities from Trustee to President. He has also successfully managed or implemented a large number of major projects for local tech companies and the US Navy.

Mr. Mussell is listed in Who’s Who in California, Who’s Who in American Training, the International Who’s Who of Professionals, and the Manchester Who’s Who of Business Professionals and Executives.

He is a longtime local member of the ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) professional organization. He also served as a member of the Business Curriculum Advisory Board at California State University, Northridge. He is a past member of the Conejo Valley Chamber and currently he is a member of the Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce.

In his spare time he enjoys backgammon, a good movie, and baseball (he is a 25-year season ticket-holder for the Los Angeles Dodgers.)

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
& AFFILIATIONS

  • American Society for Training and Development
    (local chapter) Board of Directors (six years)

  • Cal State University, Northridge -
    Member, Business Curriculum Advisory Board

  • Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, Member, Education Committee

  • Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce

AWARDS (partial list)
  • Who's Who in California

  • Nominee, International Who’s Who of Professionals

  • Who’s Who in American Training

  • Madison Who’s Who, Lifetime Achievement Member

  • Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award, LTU (two different years)

SOME RECENT CUSTOMERS
  • NAVAIR, Pt Mugu

  • Securitas USA, Inc.

  • General Dynamics – AIS Division

  • City of Hope

  • Quality Logic

  • Xircom

  • Intel – MCD Division

  • Learning Tree University

  • H&R Block

  • Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel

  • Southern California Edison

  • ARL Insurance Administrators

  • Mutual Benefit Life, Newark


What Other’s Say

“Gary is without reservation one of the finest teachers we have ever had. In my estimation, he possesses a natural talent to stimulate and motivate others, and to make information useful and understandable…and to communicate in a well-organized fashion.”
Christy Wilson
Vice President Academic Affairs
LTU, Chatsworth, CA

“Gary consistently receives excellent evaluations. He makes even the most novice students feel at ease.”
Nancy Weber-Benke,
Managing Director,
Thousand Oaks, Ca

“Gary answered all the questions in a way even I could understand.”…”He is one of the finest instructors I have ever had”…”a professional teacher”…”He made a potentially dull subject into a positive learning experience”…”Mr. Mussell is to teaching what Michael Jordan is to basketball.”
(from some recent student evaluations)

“Thank you for your excellent text. Your writing style is outstanding.”
Jeff White, Insure Data Systems,
Calabasas, CA

“Your demonstration disk class was just fabulous!”
Ty McMillam,
Data Systems Support
Orange, CA

“Your excellent training video will be used in all our branch agencies throughout the country.”
Suzanne Lockey,
Mutual Benefit Life,
Newark, NJ


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