Student Comments

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Dawn Anderson

Seminar: Classification
Comments: An extremely helpful and informative course, especially in conjuction with multi-modal training. Training materials were well organized and provided good case studies. Instructor was extremely professional and pleasant to learn from.
From: Chris Passaro, Sygenta Crop Protection LLC

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: The training was clear and detailed. I like Dawn's style of teaching as the recurrent training is a thorough review of the HMR. Every opportunity for the student to ask questions was provided. 
From: Rexford Shin, The Boeing Co.

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial
Comments: Dawn did an exceptional job presenting the material. She set up by explaining what she was going to teach us, summarized, and proceeded to teach, providing relevant real life examples. She found out what we handled and catered examples to us to make the course meaningful. I am a CHMM and have taken many similar courses - this was very well done, which I attribute primarily to the instructor and secondarily to the quality materials.
From: Greg Steward, Metals and Additives

Seminar: IMDG Recurrent
Comments: DGI and Dawn did a very good job simplifying difficult material. Thank you.
From: Kurt Vandermel, Daubert Chemical Co.

Seminar: Mutli-Modal Recurrent
Comments: Dawn Anderson conducted the class in a very professional manner. Her examples wer very relevant and I feel that I gained a lot from the updated materials this year
From: Michael Goertz, Exflour Research

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: Dawn handled the course with a good pace and orderly. I have been to other courses where the instructor clearly appeared rushed/anxious, since there is a lot of info to cram into 1 day. Side Note: I was very surprised with the lunch provided, Great!
From: Anonymous

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: Dawn was a great instructor. Thanks Dawn for making the 3 days of training easy to understand. A lot of information was covered. She made the approach easy to follow.
From: Steve McClurg, Covidien

Seminar: 49CFR Recurrent
Comments: Dawn Anderson wants to make sure that her students walk away from her course with a good working knowledge of 49CFR and how to use the regulations. She is an excellent trainer and cares that all of her students learn the material.
From: Matt Lundin, Rhodia, Inc.

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments: This is my third training class - the quality of training I receive continues to be excellent. Although I do not ship hazardous materials very often, your training helps me to know where to find the information I need, when I need it, as well as helping me and my company in compliance. Thanks again for the great job. I'll be back.
From: Chris Carroll, The Republic of Tea

Seminar: IMDG Recurrent
Comments: Dawn is very thorough and professional. She made the code very understandable. I was very impressed with Dawns teaching methods and presentation of the regulations. DGI is the best!.
From: Marty Black, Chat of Michigan

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: Dawn is an excellent instructor, very patient and thorough. I have tried another training class and DGI far exceeds other trainers and their methods.
From: Melinda Gerber - Mecidial Medical Technologies

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: Dawn made the course both interesting, informative and fun. Kudos!
From: Shay Jenkins, SNF - Chemtall

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Jerry Green

Seminar: IATA
Comments: 
Jerry was a great instructor, very knowledgeable and a great speaker. I would definity take another course with him in the future. Jerrys love for his job kept me in tuned the whole way through
From: 
Happy Student in California

Seminar: Explosives
Comments: 
This course was very informative and interesting. The instructor, Jerry, is very easy to communicate with and very interesting with real life examples of the course materials. I enjoy learning about this material to help me do my job.
From: 
Valynn Henderson, The Boeing Company

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: 
I've taken RAD shipping classes from quite a few other competitors. Jerry was the best RAD shipping trainer I have encountered in the 10 years or so I've been shipping RAD material. Very clear and natural progression in training. Jerry has a gift. Never makes a boring subject boring.
From: 
Robert Brown, U.C.S.B

Seminar: Lithium Batteries
Comments: 
Presented a difficult and ambiguos material with a very easy going presentation that makes it easy to follow and understand. 
From: 
Christian Arief, TWI Group

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: 
Once again Jerry made the class very much enjoyable and interesting. He makes things easy to follow and covers all information needed for my purposes. I would recommend this course to anyone. 
From: 
Christopher Reeson, Amco Customs

Seminar:
 
Radioactive
Comments: 
I have been in the radioactive material shipping business about 20 years. Jerry Green is the most knowledgeable instructor I have encountered from the numerous training sessions I have attended.  
From:
Tracy Tipping, University of Texas at Austin

Seminar: Initial
Comments: 
Jerry provided excellent specific examples to our industry and addressed questions we had. Jerry was highly interactive with us and enthusiastic about the material and the subject. He's got a passion for it, making it more enjoyable. 
From: 
John Franck, Bristol Myers Squib

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: 
Jerry was very knowledgeable and presented the material effectively. It was great having a Rad shipper class given in such depth and clarity. I recommend his class to anyone who ships Radioactive Material. 
From: 
Ashley Gooth, Nuclear Science Center

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: 
Instructor Jerry Green is exceptional. This is the 4th time I have attended his class and it is great instruction every time.
From: 
Mark Edwards, Northrop Grumman

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: 
Instructor was very informative and had great ability to reference DOT 49CFR. Instructor was realistic about real world applications and the need for awareness when deal with radioactive materials. 
From: 
Alex Petrich, Expeditors Int'l

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: 
As always great job from Jerry. Took his class many times and as always; best of the best. Very good instructor, keep up the good work.
From: 
Ralph Autilio, Kuehne + Nagel

Seminar: IATA/49CFR 
Comments: Jerry was able to provide accurate training with relevant examples. His ability to connect one to one with each participant was incredible. 
From: David Ricky Polete, JCB Service Parts

Seminar: IATA/49CFR 
Comments: Jerry was outstanding. Very interactive! 
From: Michael Oakes, JCB Service

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: As I work for an airline, travel is not a problem. I looked at classes form BOS to LAX and this class time was the worst for me. But, when I saw that Jerry Green was teaching I made it happen. I have worked with Jerry at NWA and knew I would get more from his class than any other. I was right! DGI is a better brand for the dedicated, quality instructors you provide.
From: Tom Holder, Delat Air Lines

Seminar: Explosives
Comments: I have taken a few DGI Training classes. This training was very well taught.
From: Mike Lopez, Raytheon Co.

Seminar: Radioactive Materials
Comments: This was my first DGI Training course. I will definately recommend this training to others as well as plan to attend other DGI courses myself. The instructor was knowledgeable, personable and kept the class moving at a brisk pace. I aprreciated the straight forward plain language approach. The material was helpful and useful. Well done DGI!
From: Sandra Duffy, Schlumberger

Seminar: Radioactive Materials
Comments: Jerry Green is in a class by himself and the best instructor I've had. DGI's prices are also very competitive.
From: Donna OKelly, The University of Texas

Seminar: Multi-Modal Initial
Comments: I had several "light-bulb" moments in the class. Jerry's thorough explanations on complex issues and his energy (enthusiasm) was much appreciated. 
From: Lynn Munsell, Nalco Company

Seminar: Train-The-Trainer
Comments: Jerry is the best instructor I have had through DGI. He is clear with expectations and is the best self confidence booster. He definitely provided me with the assets to take back to my facility.
From: Stacey Fields, Pitney Bowes

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Peter Hecker

Seminar: 49CFR/IATA Initial
Comments: Loved the workbooks; easily the best I've seen! Instructor was knowledgeable and made time to answer questions. 
From: R. Adam Warner, Boeing Co.

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: 
Peter is a wonderful instructor and made the experience in learning dangerous goods less complicated than what it seemed. Thank you. 
From: Crystal Sgambellone, J&M Aircraft

Seminar: IATA Initial 
Comments: Peter was a wonderful instructor. He always asked if there were any questions and made sure everyone understood the topics. He was very pleasant and easy to listen to.  
From: Roberta Howell, J&M Aircraft

Seminar: IATA Initial 
Comments: Peter is a fantastic instructor! His methods are concise, thorough and he makes the class interesting. I was able to retain much more in a 3-day course than 12 years in the military. Thank you very much for all of your help! I also hope it is held again at this same hotel - they are very accommodating here!
From: Gwendolynne Simeone, Micrometrics Instruments Corp.

Seminar: IATA Initial 
Comments: I thought the course was going to be boring, but it was actually very interesting and informative. Peter was a very good instructor, he knows the materials very welll and took the time to make sure we understood before moving ahead. He was very nice and had a good sense of humor. I feel the course could have been boring, but Peter made it understandable, clear and interesting.  
From: Thomas Cavender, Avio-Diepen Inc

Seminar: IATA Advanced Initial 
Comments: Peter is an excellent facilitator with a great ability to simplify the material in a way that it can be easily learned. Thanks!  
From: Steve Lennen, Phillips Electronics Inc.

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: Specifically came to this class because I knew Peter was teaching again.
From: Teresa Benson, Pro Star Logistics

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: Good teacher, good food, good test!
From: Connie Hudnall, Nordson Corp.

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments:This is my 2nd time having Peter as an instructor. He is excellent. He is nice and explains everything very well to all levels of knowledge. He is patient and welcomes questions.
From: Donna Hunt, FedEx Custom Critical

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: Everything went well and smooth. Instructor knows the business, and his knowledge and teachings helped me to ace the final test!
From: Karl Totten - Associated Global Systems

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: Outstanding having the FAA come in and talk to the class. It puts things into real perspective
From:
Paul Hirschfeld, Northrop Grumman

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: I learned a lot in this course. This experience has been very informative. You never know how serious shipping can be until you complete a course such as this. Peter is an excellent instructor and I hope to have him as an instructor when I re-cert.
From: Hollie Wykela, Multis Inc.

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: DGI is the "Gold Standard" for freight forwarders. Good class, Peter kept the class involved and gave us reasonable breaks to clear our heads
From: Donna M. Walker, Transgroup

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: Great refresher. Instructor touched on all aspects of regulations and kept everything short and to the point.
From: Mike DeSota, Mikron Industries

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: My teacher was very clear on what he was teaching. Used excellent examples. Very knowledgeable.
From: Rachel McCready, Benefit Cosmetics

Seminar: IATA
Comments: Peter was very knowledgeable and helpful in his instruction of the subject. This was hands down the most informative dangerous goods (IATA) class I've had.
From: Bob Heinson, Horizon Air

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Pamela Jones

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments:
Ms. Pam was great! My knowledge of hazmat has expanded 100%. While I only ship a specific class I feel confident in being able to step into other classes if need. Learning mixtures was the best!
From: James Clausell Sr., CDC Atlanta

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments: 
I have taken 49CFR and IATA since 2006 & Pam has been my instructor multiple times. She has always made learning much easier to understand and such a pleasure to learn from her - A++ in my book!
From: Jimmy Turner, Yamaha Marine Test Facility 

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments: 
Pam Jones made the whole experience wonderful!! She made you want to learn.
From: Joseph Shipta, J&S Chemical

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: 
Pam Jones is an exceptional instructor. I have taken many classes with DGI and while I liked all my instructors, Pam Jones is by far my favorite. She knowledgeable, funny, interesting and treated everyone with respect, while picking on us at the same time! Her delivery of the material mixed in with her own stories made me want to listen. I really enjoyed my two days. 
From: Judy Geiser, Ferndale Laboratories

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial
Comments: 
This is the 2nd time having Pamela Jones for instructor (one reason I chose this location), and as before, she was just as great as the previous time. She is able to instruct while adding humor and using examples to make the learning process more effective and enjoyable. She makes the whole experience more tolerable and effective!
From: Jimmie Turner, Yamaha Motor Corp.

Seminar: 49CFR/ IATA Recurrent
Comments: 
Very satisfied. Pamela was an excellent teacher. She kept things flowing and had a great sense of humor. Very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend her to my peers.
From: Eddie Louis, BASF Corporation

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial 
Comments: 
Pam Jones is the bomb!
From: Andy Nelson, NCRA

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial 
Comments: 
Pam Jones is the bomb!
From: Andy Nelson, NCRA

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments:
This is my 2nd class with Pam. She is amazing - keeps the class focused and interacting and ensures we understand fully. She is so outgoing, laid back and great sense of humor makes the class enjoyable.
From: Tabatha Trent, Basic Enterprise

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: I never thought I could enjoy a dangerous goods shipping course, but thanks to DGI training material and most of all thanks to Pam, I learned everything I need to know and was entertained and engaged throughout the course. Thank you Pam!
From:
Laura Lyles, Cera USA LLC

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: Pam is the only instructor (for my course/curricula) that I actively seek. She is patient and thorough but also has a great understanding of the supplementary roles hazmat professionals often have in the workplace. My role is not the one that initials everyday focus on shipping hazmat, yet I feel completely comfortable in her class. Kudos to Pam and DGI for another great experience.
From: Keith Hood, PPG Industries, Inc.

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial
Comments: It was a great learning experience. Pamela kept the material lively and gave real world examples. I would definitely recommend this class to others that need this certification.
From: Paula Fisher, Novus International

Seminar: Multi-Modal Initial
Comments: Great Instructor! Pam was funny and down to earth, and made the stress of learning multiple concepts easy!
From: Erica Jones, L-3 Communications

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: The instructor knew basically everything and was excellent. It made the learning very easy. She was awesome!
From: Brian Wilson, DHL

Seminar: Multi-Modal Initial
Comments: The course materials as well as the visuals & instructors knowledge made the course less painful & more comprehensible. The instructor did an exceptional job keeping the attention of the class and answering questions & concerns as we went along. I hope my refresher training goes just as well!
From: Monica Cuellar, Wacker Chemical

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: IATA is a piece of cake compared to CFR49 being crazy hard to follow. DGI workbook does a great job explaining things and our instructor Pamela Jones did a great job making sure we understand the materials and showing us how to work through any issues we had. Great job by her.
From: Robert Noll, Amtec Corp.

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: Pamela Jones was wonderful. If not for her style and choice of way to make the info user friendly I would not feel as confident going forward. She stopped any time we needed anything and got us up to speed.
From: Melissa Boutwell, 53 International

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: Pamela Jones is the best trainer I've had (and I get a lot of training) - she knows her stuff, she gives good examples, she is clear and concise & fun delivery. Pamela gets my recommendation!
From: Jane Bennett - DHL Global Forwarding

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Sean Kelly

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: 
Really appreciated Sean Kelly's approach to ensure that everyone was able to comprehend the material - great personality and made everyone at ease. 
From: 
Kristin St. Clair, Network Global Logistics

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: 
Sean's easy going manner put the class at ease from the get go. For a technical course it was stress free, I checked on the ruler! 
From: 
Russ Smith, DG Packaging USA

Seminar: IATA 
Comments: 
I have used DGI & other companies in the past for DG training. I prefer the DGI experience. They also provide excellent tools to use on thier website and in the workplace. 
From: 
Angela Kee, Transit Air Cargo Inc. 

Seminar: Multi-Modal 
Comments: 
Keep making your classes fun. Sean Kelly kept it fun which kept me interested. It also made it easier to understand and remember. 
From: 
Ryan Hill, Universal Engraving

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: 
My 3rd IATA recerification and it was a breeze. The instructor presented the materials in a professional and competent manner. Easy to understand and training masterials were more than adequate.
From: 
Robert Martiner, Nippon Express

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: 
I have been to several and this rates at my top. Instructor was very knowledgeable. Kept us on track and I feel confident about shipping hazmat. I will return to another class taught by Mr. Kelly. 
From: 
Ted Kessinger Jr., BYK Additives Inc. 

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments: 
Sean is a very pleasant person that knows his material well and works well with the class. This is my 10th time to train with DGI and I look forward to September 2017 for my next training.  
From: 
Michael Goertz, Exflour Research Corp. 

Seminar: Multi-Modal Recurrent
Comments:
 The last company we trained with was terrible, we had to find something else. Sean has a sense of humor, knowledgeable and the pace was very good! Overall excellent!
From: 
Debbie Keyes, Amec Foster Wheeler

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: 
Sean was very helpful, knowledgeable and entertaining. He taught in a way that kept you listeneing and addressed all issues.
From: 
Jimmy Turner, Yamaha Motor Corp

Seminar: IMDG
Comments: 
Keep Sean Kelly - He is a great teacher!
From: 
Peter Briuccia, Kuehne & Nagel Inc.

It is a huge relief to know anytime I have a DG question I can turn to Sean Kelly for advice. He always has the answers and provides them in a clear, concise manner so anyone could understand. I appreciate him and appreciate DGI for providing me with such great service!
Laura Hamilton, Tech Control Member

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial
Comments: 
I've been attending your classes for 20 years. They aren't easy but you know how to do your job when you are done!
From: 
Valerie Stephen, V Alexander Co. Inc

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial 
Comments: The instructor did very well at keeping the class engaged.
From: Public seminar student 

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Darryl Melton

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: The materials were fairly easy to follow especially because of our instructro Darryl. He is a great teacher and very helpful. It wsa great to be immersed in the material and have it provided in several different ways. It was also great to meet with other people who I can stay in touch with to consult when necessary. 
From: Sarah Johnson, Dietl International Services

Seminar: Multi-modal recurrent
Comments: I enjoyed Darryls teaching style and his instruction was a positive experience. He is passionate about his role as an instructor. His animated and relaxed style motivates and engages every person in the class. He is very knowledgeable about the regulations and he cites examples from different sources that relate the the subject matter covered in each course. I highly recommend Darryl and DGI for 49CFR, IATA and IMDG training. 
From: Mary Korso, Celgene Corporation

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: Darryl was an excellent instructor. Drove important points home and taught new facts I didnt know before. Highly recommended to take his class again. 
From: Paul Kobos, NNR Global Logistics

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: I am a hands on learner - DGI has always provided hands on teaching. DGI instructors provide details to prespectives to areas not provided in books. DGI is a requirement for anyone to learn all aspects of the travel of cargo. Every time I have ever taken a class I have enjoyed myself. 
From: Kim Marcinowski-Hoeck, Hanshin Express

Seminar: 49CFR Initial 
Comments: Darryl is a pleasure to learn from. Darryl made the learning very positive and fun. He is very animated. I can tell he enjoys what he does and I hope he keep up the good work and continues.
From: David Latimer, AV Group Inc.

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: Darryl Melton helped me to have a better understanding in both 49CFR and IATA regulations with his wealth of knowledge and applicable stories helped to put a better process in place at my current place of employment. Also having the FAA guest speaker closed any further questions I had.
From: Sophia DesRoches, Canon USA

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent 
Comments: Great course, great presentation, great reference materials. Highly recommended.
From: Sinisa Djordjevic, Sandia National Laboratories

Seminar: IATA Initial 
Comments: Instructor was very knowledgeable and professional. Content was delivered clearly and concisely. Would definitely recommend this course and instructor.
From: Joseph Bennett, Chrysler Group, LLC

Seminar: Recurrent
Comments: Darryl was an exceptional instructor for this course. Upbeat and friendly, well spoken and prepared. Very helpful in making us understand the material.
From: Eric Holmes, Terumo

Seminar: IATA Initial 
Comments: The course was a great refresher for me. Darryl was very animated and clear in his explanation. The course is highly recommended.
From: Kitty Ng, Argosy International

Seminar: Initial 
Comments: Darryl Melton was an exceptional trainer/instructor. Would definitely recommend DGI Training based on the great instructor!
From: Shazeena Natasha, Aramex International

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: 
Darryl did a great job engaging a diverse class. He was clear and concise in his presentation and his sense of humor made a potentially boring class fun. Nicely done! 
From:
Robert Moline, Jones Long Bassalle

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: Darryl was insightful, funny and very helpful. I would recommend him and this course.
From: Farre;; Procopio, Bose Corp

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments:
Instructor kept class on subject, engaged the students and was very pleasant. Good experience overall.
From: Rikki Ward, BASF Corp

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments: Exceptional instructor - energetic and knowledgeable.
From: Matthew Williams, John Deere

Seminar: 49CFR/IMDG Recurrent
Comments: I thought the instructor did an excellent job. He was so upbeat and positive even when I thought I wasn't getting it. He was so knowledgeable in the material. He was very detailed. He said he had only bee teaching a year and he was so knowledgeable that I thought he had been teaching for years. I would recommend this company or instructor to anyone. As a company you should be very proud of Darryl Melton. He was very energetic and did not make it boring!
From: Anthony Ennis, A & I Products

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments: Instructor was great, did an excellent job.
From: Mark Frohling, A & I Products

Seminar: IMDG Recurrent
Comments: Darryl made the class interesting and had us interacting with each other on relevant examples. He provided breaks at good times so that the class did not become monotonous.
From: Dawn Griggs, Landstar

Seminar: Onsite
Comments: Darryl did an excellent job with difficult material. His energy helped keep the class going. We as a company should only use DGI. Workbooks are great.
From: John Fitzpatrick, Thermo Scientific

Seminar: Onsite
Comments: The instructor was really great. Even though it was the first time taking the course, everything was clear.
From: Mariana Shumway, Thermo Orion Inc.

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Nick Michaux

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Anahi Perez

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Phil Rieke

Seminar: Onsite
Comments: Phil is very knowledgeable. He makes the class easy to understand! Class was fantasticaly amazing
From: Chad Wright, TOC America

Seminar: Flammable/Corrosive Onsite
Comments: Phil was funny and entertaining. I received good information.
From: Laura Krick, TOK America

Seminar: IATA ONsite
Comments: Phil makes us all feel comfortable and we ask questions. Nice relaxed environment for a DG Training class.
From: Londa Odell, Forrest Paint Co.

Seminar: Onsite
Comments: The instructor was especially cheerful and curteous. He was a pleasure to converse with.
From: Jay Nayer, Tenacore Holdings, Inc.

Seminar: 49CFR/IATA Onsite
Comments: Phil was pleasant to learn from. He tried to make the material as easy to follow as he could.
From: Tony Petty, Beauty Systems Group

Seminar: IATA Onsite
Comments: PHil always makes the class enjoyable. This is my 6th time, and I learn something new everytime.
From: Joshua Gillock, Forrest Paint Co.

Seminar: IATA Recurrent
Comments: This was well presented and a great refresher. I have always used DGI and will continue to do so.
From: Don Holter, USA Environment

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: Phil provides lots of humor (good and bad jokes!) and I think that keeps people awake the whole time.
From: Tim Bronk, Int. Ocean Drilling Program

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: Instructor was exceptional! Phil took a boring and difficult class and made it interesting and understandable. Phil is the best instructor I've had in any hazmat class! He is patient and knowledgeable. By far the best hazmat class I've attended.
From: Mike McClure, FLIR Radiation

Seminar: Radioactive
Comments: Phil rated up in the top five of the instructors I have had for training in the last 30 years.
From: Stephen Sellier, General Physics Corp

Seminar: Radioactive Materials
Comments: Instructor Phil Rieke was outstanding! Loved the class because Phil really helped explain all the materials.
From: Toni Richey, Aerotest Operations Inc.

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: I've had various training courses and Phil does a very great job keeping the class focused on the course while having fun and entertaining.
From: Sean Deeds, Hexcel

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Vic Thomas

Seminar: IATA
Comments: Great instructor and knowledgeable on his regulations. Would definately recommend Mr. Thomas to friends in the industry. The overall class was more than expected as I found the instructor go out of the way to help on a regulation concern. Very thorough.  
From:
Erick Estrada, Quip Laboratories

Seminar: IMDG Recurrent
Comments: Best IMDG recurrent course ever taken. In the business for 23 years. Vic is a great instructor. Represents DGI well. He is knowledgeable, a great presenter, personable. Class was well paced with just the right breaks. Very nice lunch. 
From: 
Gary Czupryna, ITS

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial
Comments: I had instructor Vic Thomas during the same training in Boston in 2007 and he remains up to date and knowledgeable in all areas of DG training. He is one of my favorite instructors and the course is very valuable. 
From: 
Elizabeth Emerson, AR Dept. of Health

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Initial
Comments: Vic was an amazing teacher! He kept the mood fun while sitll going accurate and complete. I would highly recommend him!
From: 
Mary Hurt, Phoenix Int / CH Robinson

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent  
Comments: Will always choose DGI! Vic Thomas did a great job. I would definately take his class again!
From: 
Elizabeth Powers, Alaska Airlines

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent  
Comments: Vic Thomas is my favorite instructor with DGI. Clear and concise explanations, tells us everything we need to know and then some. I'll be back next time. Thank you!
From: 
Mark Larson, EWI Worldwide

Seminar: 49CFR Initial
Comments: Vic was a great instructor! He allowed many questions and comments. He was very knowledgeable  and knew all the answers asked of him. I enjoyed the personal pictures he shared during his presentations. He kept the course interesting!
From:
Michele Stickel, Sigma-Adlrich

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: Vic's years of experience and deep domain knowledge allow for him to relate real life, relevant experiences to students making the course more interesting and easier to follow.
From: Jeffrey Wible, General Electric

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: The FAA representative was a great addition to the course. Thanks for a well presented program.
From: Debra Carter, HSLI/MDPH

Seminar: IATA/49CFR Recurrent
Comments: Vic was a very good instructor. Puter every day scenarios into effect with teaching. He was open to questions and always had the answer. I'd take his class again in the future.
From: Valerie Sarracin, Sumco

Seminar: Onsite
Comments: Thank you for the work you put into the recent Dangerous Goods packing and shipping course we sponsored. Your presentation was brillian and the course was well received by the participants. Idaho Bureau of Laboratories offers this course to our clinical and public health partners in order to maintain biothreat response capabilities and comply with CDC/LRN (Laboratory Response Network) requirements. Your institution was invaluable to our success.
From: Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: I came here with very little knowledge of IATA regulations and in 2 days I feed confident enough to complete a shipment on my own, which is very enlightening to me!From: Lorraine Taylor - Electric Boat Corp.

Seminar: Multi-Modal Initial
Comments: DGI still amazes me with the quality of instructors they provide. Vic Thomas made the class very interesting by using examples that applied to the people in the class. I will always use DGI for my renewals and I will always recommend them.
From: Jason Turner, Westlake Longview Corp.

Seminar: IATA Initial
Comments: Vic was extremely knowledgeable about the subject. He was very engaging and really made the whole experience feel more like personal tutoring rather than lecturing. Plus he was funny!
From: Josh Russo, PHT Corporation

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