Kathleen Pingelski

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Kathleen Pingelski is an owner of MicroKnowledge, Inc. and president of its affiliated professional development training company, ProKnowledge. She manages client accounts and new business development for both companies, including oversight of large training rollouts. Kathleen regularly presents to customers, associations and community organizations on a variety of topics related to the use of technology in the workplace. Her technical experience includes the development and delivery of numerous transition projects, including Office suite proprietary technology rollouts.

With more than 22 years’ experience in creating and delivering training to end-users and professional trainers, Kathleen has developed more than 100 computer training courses. She consults with clients in creating effective, efficient training plans for varying audiences within a single organization, identifying target skills and business processes and then building training programs to meet those needs. She is an expert in several Office productivity suites and proprietary software applications. Kathleen also designs and assists customers with custom train-the-trainer, customer service and help desk training courses.

A graduate of Ulster Community College with an associate’s degree in individual studies, she also holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the State University of New York at Oneonta.

Kathleen is committed to giving back to the community and has served on several boards of directors. She is currently a committee member for Circles of Mercy and a member of the Women’s Employment Resource Center (WERC) event committee. She is a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the Executive Women’s Golf Association and the Leadership Tech Valley Class of 2010.

Under her leadership, MicroKnowledge was named an Albany Business Review Best Place to Work in 2004 – 2008. Kathleen received the Capital Chamber Women of Excellence, 2017 and Times Union’s Women @ Work Top 10 Women to Watch, 2016