Advisicon is a professional project and portfolio management consulting, training and custom application development company. We help our clients leverage the best practices of project management methods and technologies available so they can manage projects more effectively. We provide customized service – from evaluation to planning, from implementation to ongoing support and education – to ensure our clients have the tools and resources they need while improving ROI. Advisicon serves business, government and non-profit organizations throughout the US and Latin America to deliver sustained project management results.
Advisicon - Helping You Build A Project Management Culture.
Advisicon is a Global Registered Education Provider® (REP) of the Project Management Institute® (PMI). This certification assures our clients that they have chosen an organization that is well qualified to provide the highest level of project management training, in addition to the convenience of receiving Professional Development Units® (PDUs).
Ann has a B.A. in Fine Arts and has been teaching art to people (7 to 97) for over 30 years. Since 1990, Ann has been teaching art with Clark’s Community Education Program. Also since 1990, she has been, and continues to be, an active Professional Pen/Ink Watercolor Artist and owns her own Company "Calli De Graphique" that promotes her talents and sale of her work at the Vancouver Farmers’ Market.
Don is from Chicago and attended college at the Art Institute of Chicago. Though he entered another field, he has continued to draw and paint over the years. He has sold several pieces of his art work; and for the past 15 years his focus has been on doing large works in Pastel. In addition to his artistic qualifications, Don has a BA in Political Science and a MA in Social Work from Portland State University.
Edurne Andre Garcia
EDURNE ANDRE was born and raised in a small colonial town in central Mexico called San Miguel de Allende, but it was in Mexico City, where she studied French and Mexican cooking as well as the History and Development of Pre-Hispanic Food and Ingredients, that she developed a passion for Mexican food in particular. She began catering in 1993 while living in Buenos Aires. From there she moved to Bermuda, where she demonstrated Mexican food for charity events while learning more about purchasing for restaurant operations. It was in Vienna, Austria that she began teaching very popular Mexican cooking classes and catered parties including Cinco de Mayo at the Ambassador's Residence. Edurne looks forward to sharing her great love of Mexican cooking with you.
Lee has ten years of teaching experience at Clark College where he facilitates art classes as an adjunct faculty member. Additionally he leads numerous workshops and art trips every year. He has a B.S. in Theology and Communication from Dallas Bible College, Dallas, TX. He is a past president of the Southwest Washington Watercolor Society and a member of Splash, professional artists group. His work is displayed at Gallery 21 in Vancouver, Wild River Gallery in Sisters Oregon and on his web site.
Rocky started fencing in 1966. He is certified as a coach of foil, epee (dueling sword), and sabre by both the United States Fencing Association (U.S.F.A.) and the United States Fencing Coaches Association. He has a B.S. in Exercise Science/Physical Education and has taught and coached at all levels, ages, physical conditions, group and individual, for recreation, high level competition, historical reenactment, and theatrical preparation since 1968. In addition to competing in U.S.A.F. sanctioned tournaments since 1967, Rocky began coaching and organizing fencing clubs/programs since 1969. He is currently managing and coaching at the Fencing Center Salle Trois Armes in Portland and at Portland State University, Portland Parks and Recreation Dept. instructing fencing.
- Trained and Certified as a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Specialist by The Protocol School of Washington.
- B.A. Degree in Communication Arts, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington.
- An extensive background of 25 years in customer service related work, 15+ of which were devoted to the hospitality industry.
- Operation of a home-based business for eight years. Success was built by offering unsurpassed customer service and excellent communication skills.
A proud Portland native, Bree graduated from the University of Oregon where she majored in Anthropology and Dance Studies. She began her career with Arthur Murray Dance Studios, where she quickly became one of the top instructors in the western region. Dancing professionally, she received 2nd place in American Smooth in 2007 at the Seattle Star Ball. Bree was also a finalist dancing American Rhythm in 2005 at the Seattle Dance-o-rama and made the finals of the World Dance-0-Rama in 2002 dancing American Smooth. She continues to train both as a professional competitor and instructor.
RICK BROWNE, the guru of barbeque, is the creator, host, and executive producer of PBS’ popular Barbecue America TV series, a cooking and travelogue series highlighting America & the world’s outdoor culinary landscape. He also created and hosts Ready, Aim … Grill, a hunting/ fishing/ cooking show on the Sportsman Channel; a renowned barbecue and grilling expert; and the author six self-illustrated barbecue and grilling cookbooks. Additionally, Rick writes a monthly column about barbecue for the Fiery Foods & Barbecue super website (fiery-foods.com) and writes for Bon Appetit and other magazines.