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Innovative training is a game changer.

Truly innovative training is a game changer that can propel your organization to the next level. VeraTrain is was created to deliver the proven innovation, resources, and technology needed for your next change management and training project.


Our proven approach has been trusted by organizations such as:

Management Team

Renee Barnes, CEO


Renee has brought her over 18 years experience to VeraTrain as the company's co-founder and CEO. Renee has managed large-scale change management and training initiatives for clients such as IBM, Home Depot, Lucent, AOL, Warner Brothers, Neustar, MetLife, Aflac, Anthem, SunTrust, Cox Communications, Verizon, GA. Dept of Education, U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin, and more.

Renee specializes in partnering with clients to enable change, workforce readiness, and learning retention. She brings her strong IT background, consultative approach, adult-learning expertise, and creativity to all of VeraTrain's clients - building solid teams that deliver robust training systems and solutions across the globe. 


Jim Merkel, President


Jim has brought his over 30 years experience to VeraTrain as the company's co-founder and President. Jim has proven, successful experience introducing strategies to drive growth within intensely competitive markets.


Jim's experience as a successful entrepreneur and 

leadership coach has allowed him to manages top performing teams, systems, and infrastructure at VeraTrain.  Jim delivers his strong consultative approach and ability to build profitable solutions to VeraTrain and our clients.


Jim specializes in fostering a high-performing, collaborative culture fostered by respect, innovation, and leadership.


We have a passion for education and training. We believe that empowering people and organizations with innovative change management, training and IT solutions ensures a more effective workforce.


Our mission is to deliver modern, relevant, and cost effective Change Management and Training that saves our clients time, money, and maximizes results.


Our Commitment to Community

At VeraTrain, we are committed to building a company of which we can all be proud - not only of the innovative products we create and results we achieve, but also in the manner in which we achieve them.


Integral to the VeraTrains’ business strategy and mission is to create value and make a positive difference in the world.  We support organizations who share our passion for education and training. Whether it's responsible sourcing, volunteering in our communities, supporting social issues, or holding free training workshops - we believe corporate responsibility is a company-wide effort.


We support a diverse range of projects that make a meaningful difference for communities and the causes that we hold dear.

With our contributions, we support causes that impact underserved communities, children, and those entering new fields in the workforce.  We provide contributions, training, resources, and technology to causes that we believe in - to help ensure that communities can grow and thrive in an ever-change economy.


Please join us today in making the world and our future better.



Why We're Different








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