About Lowther7, LLC
Take that leap in 2018?
How long have you been putting off the development of a strategic education plan? Do you still need to complete the needs assessment of your key constituents? Are you weighing how much time you can pull from your regular projects to cover the organizations education activities? Are you concerned about the ongoing quality of your education programs? Not sure what your technology delivering options are?
We can provide the solutions with positive results for your organization’s unique learning needs. A professional network that has teamed together for more than 20 years we provide clients customized education learning solutions to address today’s economic, social and technological challenges. Let us help you address these questions and make 2017 your most successful year providing education to your members, staff, and clients.
- Strategic Planning
- Complete Education Organization and Program Effectiveness Audit
- Improved classroom, online and blended learning
...and more. Whether you need support transitioning or transforming, we can help.
- Strategic education planning
- Assisting subject matter experts (SME) to develop skills-based training programs
- Cost effective online learning systems
...and much more. Learn more about how we can help with MCE, CEU, HSW, CPD, PDH, ILU, and others.
- Marketing action plans that drive top line revenue
- Continuing Education development, improvement, and delivery
- Increase your ROI with project based learning
...and much more. Find out how to work with design firms and associations for better business.
About the Lowther7 Leadership Team Members
The team leaders of Lowther7 have collaborated on projects together for nearly 20 years. Their combined experience covers a variety of projects and educational models, providing learning solutions for professional and trade associations, non-profits, design firms, and corporations.
Thom Lowther, Ed.S.
Thom has worked with professional and trade associations; with private sector firms; A/E/C product manufacturers; and several government agencies - as both an employee and external consultant; and as an administrator in higher education and later as an adjunct professor. He is an expert in finding the right learning solutions for the organization. He has assisted organizations to reach new audiences and to establish or enhance their professional education programs. Thom has taught a variety of workshops and online courses related to leadership, marketing, future trends, organizational behavior, and professional development. He has been a Jury member for the LearningElite Awards since 2015. Thom is a contributing author to the PSMJ Resources monthly newsletter. He shares his knowledge as a coach, speaker, author and blogger.
What others say about Thom
Under Thom's guidance, Arup Group, Inc. was recognized by Chief Learning Officer media as one of the 2014 LearningElite award winning, best companies in learning + development.
“Thom introduced me to the issues around education in the design community. His passion and unique ability to "see" the future have created the structures and processes that help professionals grow their knowledge and skills in this rapidly changing profession." Marsha Littell-Burns, former SVP Professional and Organizational Development, HOK
“Thom redefined the content and delivery of continuing education for architects and the building industry.” Barbara Nadel, FAIA, Former AIA National Vice President, American Institute of Architects
“Thom collaborated with chapters large and small to bring continuing education to architects where they wanted it and when they wanted it.” Trudy Aron, Executive Director, AIA Kansas
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Expedition 21 Media.com
In addition to currently managing more than 40 websites for performance, security, and SEO for both clients and dev-ops projects on cloud servers, local servers, and hosted servers, Katin designs and implements our instructional mini-games for online courses. Mini-games create strong engagement, enhanced understanding and exploration of new information and application, and can serve as demonstrations of competency. Here is a free, NEW mini-game -demonstrated at GREENBUILD 2014 - that appears in a course after students have learned how to qualify building materials for the new LEED Materials Reporting credit:
Katin is the co-author of several online education tools. These tools include an Organizational Professional Development Self-Assessment that can be modified for either firms or association use; a Peer-Essay Continuing Education Tool, and a National Speakers Registry. NEW! Ask about our online games individually designed to enhance skills and competencies.
• Software engineer: 20+ years
• Skills trainer: 20+ years
• Course developer, technical writer: 15+ years
• Web Developer: 20+ years
• E-commerce Developer: 15+ years
• Game Developer: 15+ years
• UX design: 10+ years
• Big Data analysis and systems: 5+ years
• Website performance, security, and SEO: 10+ years
What others say about Katin
"Katin is an incredibly well-informed techie with the ability to explain complex and new concepts to me, a complete non-techie. He displays endless patience and respect, sharing his passion with enthusiasm. As a result, the process of web development and related activities becomes surprisingly enjoyable. I recommend Katin for ALL things internet related!" Clare Myatt (nee Bowen-Davies), Psychotherapist and Coach.
"Katin is an exemplary provider of both advice and delivered product. I recommend him without hesitation to anyone who wants an excellent website." Founder, GoodLittleBiz.
"Katin delivers outstanding presentations. His discussions focus on audience needs, and he changes his approach quickly and efficiently to match their interests. He has an expert command of his material, is prepared for questions, and can present complex technical ideas with clarity and simplicity." Kelly George, Director Program Management at Symantec.
Lowther7 is a Veteran owned business