Gina Bueneman-Cooper, Ph.D., D.Min.
Professional Development Specialist
Gina Bueneman-Cooper is the primary training specialist
with Cooper Management Training & Consulting, a firm
she has owned since 1993. She is an international speaker
with a clientele that includes schools, small businesses,
large corporations, non-profit agencies, and government
has a D.Min. in Christian Counseling, a Ph.D. in Organizational
Behavior, a Master of Arts in Management, a Bachelor of
Science in Human Resources/Psychology, and an Associate’s
degree in Human Services.
addition to running her own business, Gina occasionally
teaches management courses at Missouri Baptist University
and doctoral-level counseling courses at Midwest University.
has written numerous workbooks and training materials
on communication, teambuilding, stress management, and
many other topics.
has been married since 1987 to Brian K. Cooper, a manager
at AT&T. They have two children, Nicholas and Jillian.
They are active members of First Assembly of God church
in Troy. She believes that teaching and training is her
calling from God and is continually seeking His direction
and will for her company
Tina L. Bueneman, D. Min,
Dr. Tina Bueneman is a contracted training specialist with Cooper Consulting. In addition to teaching computer courses, she handles career assessments and designs vocational programs. She also administers psychological evaluations and provide industry-specific counseling. Tina has been in education since 1991 and has taught in community, vocational, and adult education, as well as in K-12 classrooms. Currently she works for Rockwood School District as an Adult Education and Literacy Instructor for Missouri's Online AEL program.
Tina holds a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Counseling and a Master of Arts in Theology and in Behavioral Studies. She also has a Bachelor's degree in Business and an Associate's degree in English/Communications. She is an active member of First Assembly of God in Troy and enjoys spending time with her daughter Courtney, son Josh, and daughter-in-law Heidi.
Psychological Evaluator/Training Specialist/Counselor
Bartold has over 40 years of experience in education. Her
background includes degrees in music education, counseling,
psychology and psychological examination. She has earned degrees
from Central Methodist University and the University of Missouri-St
Louis as well as additional coursework at Truman State University,
University of Missouri Kansas City, and the University of
Missouri-Columbia. She has spent her career in teaching, counseling
and administration in the public schools, private schools
and university level. She has also presented a myriad of workshops
around Missouri. Her Psychological Examiner certification
has given her the opportunity to assist clients regarding
career opportunities, psychological profiling, and disability
status determination. Margaret makes her home in Silex, Missouri
with her two cats, Bailey and Casper. She also enjoys raising
and showing English angora rabbits as well as spending time
spinning the fiber.
Michael Moody, and his wife Melissa, are the owners of Mike’s Tech Spot in downtown Troy. Mike provides the absolute best in technology consulting and customer service, and the only computer “geek” Cooper Consulting uses. Mike has a MBA and also teaches part-time at Missouri Baptist University. His technical experience ranges from government agencies to Fortune 100 companies. His direct website is techspottroy.com. Mike is a “personal IT department, on demand” and has provided NETWORKING - SUPPORT - TRAINING - SALES & SERVICE since 2004.
In addition to her teaching duties at ITT Technical Institute, Laura Barber presents many of the customized computer training courses for Cooper Consulting. After graduating with both a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Education, Laura taught high school for three years in the Lake Ozark area. Laura is married to Curtis, a law enforcement officer, and they are the proud parents of Samuel and Katie. Laura is also a published author and is skilled at providing guidance for speaking and writing skills.