About Us

What about us!

So who are we and what do we do? We are consultants, trainers and speakers!

We are a collaborative, fun, group of consultants and trainers!

We assist your organization in its brilliance! Move from Better to Brilliant!

With experience in Leadership, Strategic Planning and Deployment, and Worker AND Customer Focus, we take a holistic approach.

Trainnovations specifically Implements organizational brilliance by building internal capability and capacity through, consulting, and interactive training initiatives.

We teach you what we know so you don’t rely on us forever!

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Training Topics include:

  1. Leadership development
  2. Communication skills
  3. Management and Supervisory skills
  4. Team development
  5. Business skills
  6. People skills and Personal development
  7. Performance Management and Performance Improvement

Who We Are

Trina Pulliam President

Trina Pulliam, President, started Trainnovations in 1995 and has extensive experience working with industry and government. She possesses the ability to quickly access the training needs of business, organizations, or communities.  Read More >>

Melinda Miller, MS-CIS, CGCIO, CISSP

Melinda Miller, MS-CIS, CGCIO, CISSP, is a retired local government IT Director with over 30 years’ experience in the government administration and the IT industry. She has also taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department at Palm Beach State College. Read More >>

Beth Ryan, M.A. HRDA

Beth Ryan, M.A. HRDA leads the Chicago office and has worked on many projects over the past 15 years to help develop capability and capacity in the workforce. She is involved in instructional design and delivers programs with passion and enthusiasm. Read More >>

Myra Quinn, M.Ed., MPEC

Myra Quinn, M.Ed., MPEC, has an extensive background in training and development, business, and human resources, having spent over 20 years in the banking and counseling industries before joining Trainnovations 18 years ago.  Read More >>

Marcy Koch Creative Director and Facilitator

Marcy Koch, Creative Director, and Facilitator worked with Trainnovations from 1998 to 2012 and enthusiastically returned in 2017. She currently functions as a change management specialist to assess, define, and drive activities to establish organizational effectiveness and sustain culture change. Read More >>

Vision Mission Values

We help organizations to move from Better to Brilliant by enhancing culture and implementing performance excellence.


It is Trainnovations aspiration to provide extraordinary quality consulting and training programs where:

  • Every service or program is an event talked about forever!
  • Consulting and instruction is applicable, meaningful, and fun!
  • Clients retain and apply lessons learned!
  • Organizations see measurable results!


We are a contemporary consulting firm providing workshops and consulting services. We have a fierce desire to help organizations and the people who work in them to be excellent. Our combination of services helps build capability and capacity toward long-term sustainable results.

Core Values

We live and embrace our core values by responsibly and enthusiastically advancing the STAIRWAY to Excellence.

  • Systems focus – We believe an organization’s overall performance requires systematic Approaches, Deployment, Learning, and Integration.
  • Team and Personal Learning – We are committed to continuous improvement and learning is practiced daily. We focus on being the example and sharing the knowledge.
  • Agility – We believe in the capacity to rapidly change and be flexible in the complex work environment, ours and our client’s!
  • Innovation – We believe making meaningful changes that positively impact the results of the work product.  Our consultants present innovative solutions and build a case for innovation.
  • Responsiveness – We are sensitive to an external and internal customer and workforce needs. We recognize that customer and employee driven excellence is a strategic concept. This demands awareness and openness of key success factors.
  • World Class Business Strategies – We are committed to keeping our finger on the pulse of current and relevant business models and assisting organizations to implement them.
  • Accountability – We own our behaviors, help each other be accountable, and model this for our clients.
  • You – We value each individual customer as an integral part in the path to brilliance. We are a customer-centric organization.
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