Our Management Team

We observe. We think. We build.

Learning Sciences management team is a diverse group of learning professionals operating within a variety of learning technology disciplines. Our management team embodies research-based design principals, best practices for workforce training, content mastery, and proven quality assurance standards. The company employ’s highly skilled Instructional Designers with doctoral degrees in Instructional Technology and Master’s in education, Graphic and Web Designers well versed in learning strategies, and IT professionals deploying best industry practice.

Our team of learning professionals successfully designs and builds web-based learning environments to build staff knowledge in the delivery of workforce development needs for corporate, government and academic clients.

Did you Know

Learning Sciences provides pro-bono work each year for community-based organizations?

Peter Ranzino


Peter is the founder of Learning Sciences, L.L.C. He has over 25 years’ experience in the design, development, and deployment of web-based learning environments. Peter has worked with various Fortune 1000 clients, governmental agencies, and smaller companies of all sizes. As founder and former President of a nationally recognized eLearning development company, he designed many of the company’s products and services including its proprietary Learning and Talent Management System that was later acquired. He also created the Multimedia Training Network, a web-based training network that was also acquired by a large corporate concern.

Meg Beier

VP, Production

Meg is a 20-year veteran in the learning and development community. She is an accomplished, award winning eLearning Development Specialist with expertise in the planning, direction, and production of web-based courseware and learning environments. Meg maintains a broad knowledge base and skill set in the use of web-based authoring tools, Adobe Suites, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, video and audio production, as well as, SCORM and Tin Can standards. She studied Mass Communications and Fine Arts at the University of Nevada.

Melinda Robert

Accounting and Operations Manager, CPA

Melinda has over 20 years of accounting experience in a variety of businesses operations. She manages the day to day financial needs of the company including Learning Sciences sister company Pulse Technologies, that specializes in law enforcement citation and misdemeanor management systems. Melinda studied accounting and business management at Louisiana State University, earning her CPA license in 1986.

Steve Jones

IT Director, Sr. Moodle Developer

Steve has over 20 years of experience in custom application design, development and integration. His technical experience spans from project management to systems development to strategic planning consulting.  Steve maintains a broad knowledge base in content management and its application within a SCORM or e-Learning environment. Steve studied Mechanical Engineering at Duke University.

Sharon Blanchard

Lead Instructional Designer

Sharon has 17 years of experience in the development and implementation of technical and professional skills training programs for a broad range of clients in a variety of industries. She specializes in creating highly engaging content that can be utilized across multiple delivery platforms for today’s learners. Sharon received her Master of Science degree in Human Resource Education and Workforce Development from Louisiana State University.

Jess Knight

Lead Graphic Design

Jess maintains a broad knowledge and technical base in the use of web-based authoring tools, Adobe Suites, audio production, HTML5, CSS, and SCORM. She has nearly 20 years of experience in print and web-based design. Jess is a Louisiana State University graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design.

Kolbie Evans

Office Manager

Kolbie oversees the day-to-day administrative functions of Learning Sciences and serves as the liaison for all office operations, human resources, information systems, record management and customer service. She maintains over 6 years of Administrative Support experience and is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University.