Since July 2002 Joe Barto has headed Training Modernization Group Inc., a consulting firm that aims to help its clients improve their business performance by creating and implementing customized learning solutions. Barto previously served as senior program manager overseeing the training program at nuclear aircraft carrier and submarine maker Northrop Grumman Newport News, in Newport News, Va. Previously, he was director of government programs for Global Learning Systems in Bethesda, Md., and operations manager for the Learning Technologies Team of Huntsville, Ala.-based Camber Corp.
A retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and a combat veteran, Barto is the primary author of the Armed Forces Joint Training Manual. He holds a bachelor's of science in engineering degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a master of public administration degree in organizational theory and leadership from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
TMG can be found online at www.trainingmodernizationgroup.com.