About TechnoTraining, Inc.

  • Rich Drehoff

    Rich Drehoff
    President of TechnoTraining, Inc.

    Rich manages several major corporate accounts and provides business management including marketing, planning, financial and quality control. He holds an undergraduate degree from the US Naval Academy with a concentration in Management & Technology and holds a MBA from Old Dominion University with an emphasis in the field of Information Systems. He is a critical member of the team in helping to screen and select the best-qualified trainers and consultants for our projects. Rich has also completed a highly successful career in Supply Logistics in the U.S. Navy and retired prior to his pursuit of a career in the IT industry. He is a native of Baltimore, Maryland.

    Email: rdrehoff@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x15

  • John Nogosek

    John Nogosek
    Vice-President of TechnoTraining, Inc.

    John manages several major corporate accounts and provides business management including marketing, planning, proposal writing, financial and quality control. He holds an undergraduate degree from Marquette University with a concentration in Marketing and Economics and holds a MBA from Temple University in the joint fields of finance and marketing. John has already completed a highly successful career in Supply Logistics in the U.S. Navy, having retired as a Captain and 24 year veteran. He is a native of Elmhurst, Illinois (suburb of Chicago).

    Email: jnogosek@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x12

  • John Lipscomb

    John Lipscomb
    Business Development Manager

    John leads the company as the Business Development Manager, whose primary focus is to work with both corporate and individual accounts in satisfying their on-going employee training needs. John has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience and a very direct business philosophy that is based on Customer Focused Selling. He designs and negotiates Training Services Agreements customized to meet specific client training needs, timelines and budgets. John is a graduate of The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech and has been a lifelong resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    Email: jlipscomb@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x16

  • Michele Simmons

    Michele Simmons
    Technical Training Manager

    Michele manages multiple corporate accounts, focusing on providing each client with the best solution for their needs. She graduated from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech with a double Major in Finance and Management. Michele is a Native of Virginia Beach. She enjoys spending her down time on the beach or on a boat.

    Email: msimmons@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x18

  • Del Weatherhead

    Del Weatherhead
    Contract Sales Representative

    Del has many years of experience in both business and retail ranging from managing to ownership. She has excels in whatever endeavor is required in order to complete the job. Whether it be creating new accounts, sourcing the right people for the position, or serving customer’s needs, she puts all her efforts into the task. Her goals are to make things work with all involved in agreement of both the process and the outcome. The long term outlook for both the company and the clients are the main objectives of building a long term profitable and mutually satisfying relationship.

    Email: dweatherhead@technotraining.net
    Phone: (905) 338-3085

  • Shelly Salinas

    Shelly Salinas
    Administrative Assistant

    Shelly works as an Administrative Assistant supporting all departments at TechnoTraining, Inc., including working with both Clients and Instructors to achieve their individual needs. Shelly grew up in Arkansas, but has followed her husband from coast to coast with his military career before finally settling in Virginia Beach.  She holds an Associate’s degree from Southeast Arkansas College with a double major in Business Administration, and Accounting. Shelly enjoys paper crafting and spending time at the beach with her husband and two small dogs.

    Email: ssalinas@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x10

  • Anthony Jannone

    Anthony Jannone
    Technology Support

    Anthony manages the network and provides security and technical services for the company’s network. He is constantly learning about the latest problems and is proactive in countering them. Anthony graduated from Centura College with an Associate’s degree in Computer Network Management with plans to further education, as well as a lifetime of experience with computer technology. Anthony enjoys cooking and home improvement projects as well as other hobbies that involve electronics.

    Email: ajannone@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x14

  • Kathy Hyyppa

    Kathy Hyyppa
    Accounting Manager

    Manages the company's accounting department. She holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from James Madison University. Having run her own business and having worked in the DC area in the government contracting arena, Kathy has a wealth of accounting knowledge as well as management and financial experience. She is a native of Northern Virginia, long time resident of Colorado and interested in yoga and hiking the great outdoors.

    Email: khyyppa@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x11

  • Jenn Hickey

    Jenn Hickey
    Accounting Assistant

    Jenn works in the Company’s account payable and receivables department. She holds an Associate’s Degree from Burlington County College, New Jersey and has taken numerous additional accounting courses at the University of Maryland. Jenn has acquired significant “hands on” accounting experience having worked for several companies during her professional career. She is married to a Naval Aviator and is a native of Medford, New Jersey.

    Email: jhickey@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x13

  • Leslie Drehoff

    Leslie Drehoff
    Accounting Assistant

    Leslie work’s in the Company’s account payable and receivables department. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Randolph Macon College and has been with the company since its inception in 1999. She is a native of Chesapeake, Virginia. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Rich, and their three sons.

    Email: ldrehoff@technotraining.net
    Phone: (757) 425-0728 x13