The value The Learning Key® brings to its clients stems from the quality, experience, creativity, and credentials of our associates. We bring expertise from diverse backgrounds in design, operations, research and development, manufacturing, graphic arts, statistics and other front line experience.
Our services are built on personal experience from direct employment and consulting in business environments, including pharmaceutical, healthcare, aerospace, electronics, chemical, banking, consumer products, diagnostics, silicon/computer industries, national laboratories and academia.
Elizabeth N. Treher, Ph.D.
Liz is the CEO and Founder of The Learning Key® and for the last twenty years has consulted to global technology-based industries, with a focus on strategic planning, project management consulting, training, and learning tool design. Liz has designed many team-based simulations and games, including The PHARM Game®, GMPWorks®, and Strategic Partnering.
She has held research management and project leader positions in industry, government, and academia and has more than 65 publications and patents. She led the startup design, development, and delivery of the broad and innovative training curriculum of Squibb College, a corporate university which served 22,000 employees. In her role leading organizational development and training for the research institute at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, she created the Center for Science Education. Liz was also an invited member of the first U.S. delegation to China for education and training.
Jack N. Treher
Jack brings extensive experience from careers in QA, QC, and R&D in industry, academic research and national laboratories. After many years in the aerospace industry in production and quality control management, Jack returned to school to study radio pharmacy. His experience working in radiopharmaceutical chemistry and research, both in a hospital pharmacy and in a university setting, led to work in QA management at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Following LANL, Jack worked had his own business for 10 years before co-founding The Learning Key, Inc. His direct experience with massive changes in the aerospace industry in the 60's and 70's led to his interest in helping organizations with their issues of communication, structure, workforce skills and retooling. Jack's primary interest is in helping to improve interpersonal and organizational communication. He is qualified to give the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®.
Jan heads the Southwest office of The Learning Key® and provides research, administrative and game development services. Trained as a medical technologist, she is well versed in quality assurance. In addition to years of teaching experience in subjects such as microbiology, hematology, and clinical chemistry, she served seven years as program director for a post-secondary vocational school. In that role she coordinated program staffing and scheduling, established clinical training sites and managed numerous projects.Before joining The Learning Key, Jan worked in various chemical research, hospital laboratory, clinical and educational settings. She is the author of Taking Control Using GMPs, a publication designed to simplify the 21 CFR 210-211.