Rick Beaudry is the CEO of B Virtual. He has successfully incubated and launched multiple education services companies over the past twelve years and last year established B Virtual’s Live Online Proctoring service. Full bio
John TowsleySr. VP of Operations
John Towsley is the Sr. VP of Operations at B Virtual Inc. John is the Co-Founder of the B Wyze Group of Companies and has extensive experience in the IT education marketplace. John began his career at Nabisco Brands and then established and ran his own multi-site IT education & consulting business in Canada and the United States. John has served on CompTIA’s A+ and Network+ Advisory councils and is ITIL certified. John graduated from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. HBA ‘83
Kahlil BlaziaDirector, Client Solutions
Kristina KartalianakisHR and Accounting Administrative Support
Kristina works closely with B Virtual accounting and human resources, working to establish global best practices in policies and procedures. A graduate from McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, Kristina brings a broad range of skills across multiple disciplines to our team. Kristina starting as a B Virtual Certified Proctor, Kristina has in depth knowledge of B Virtual’s proctoring service delivery, ensuring alignment in her work in accounting and human resources. Kristina works to ensure accuracy in all regular administrative requirements that are often unique requests from internal employees and our clients.
Jennifer HillDirector of Operations
As Director of Operations, Jennifer works to ensure B Virtual Inc’s daily service delivery is meeting all client expectations. Jennifer is constantly monitoring our service levels and performing root cause analysis related to incidents and exceptions in both our proctoring sessions and technical support teams. Jennifer has worked in all areas of technical support and proctoring, and therefore is able to bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to both business units. Jennifer also works on continuous improvement initiatives to ensure that B Virtual continues to lead the way in the delivery of world-class proctoring and technical support. Jennifer works to ensure accuracy in all regular reporting requirements that are often unique requests from our clients.
Lisa MartiniManager, Client Services
Lisa Martini is the Manager of Proctoring Services at B Virtual. Lisa manages B Virtual’s entire proctor team from hiring, training and certification, to daily utilization and top quality control of each exam session. The student and proctor interaction experience is critical and consistently measured. With thousands of exams being proctored each month, Lisa’s proctoring team currently maintains a 95% proctor approval rating from its students. Lisa brings over 20 years of retail and business management experience to her role. She studied business and accounting at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh.
Brian AlmeyDirector of Internet Technology
Brain Almey serves as the Technology Manager at B Virtual. He has been working in the Internet Technology field for over fifteen years. During this time, he has held a number of positions working as a solution architect, an information systems manager, a consultant, a network/system engineer and as a support analyst. He brings his depth of experience, technical skills and management capabilities to his current position where he supports the administration and management operations as well as mantaining B Virtual’s technical infrastructure.
Ruan BessaTraining Specialist
An immigrant from south Brazil, Ruan holds a Bachelor in Theology and is currently taking his Masters in Philosophical Theology. He previously worked as a Head Tutor at the Online Learning Department of his former College in Brazil where He tutored distance learning students as well as trained and mentored the Tutoring Team. He joined the BVirtual Team in 2015 as a proctor and now works as our Training and Development Specialist.
Bailey BishopTalent Manager
At B Virtual, providing customer service and employee support utilizes all of my experience in problem solving, team building, and time management. We strive to deliver an experience that cannot be duplicated or compared.
Larry O'BrienShift Leader
Graduated from the University of Michigan (BBA in Management Information Systems)
Employment prior to B Virtual:
Worked for 2 years for a Software Sales Representative, Compuware
Worked for 10 years as a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at GlaxoSmithKline (2) and Daiichi Sankyo (8)
Sarah ChimoffShift Leader
– studied Information Systems at Kennesaw State University
– Been with B Virtual since 2011