Our team

Led by our founder and president, Michael Getz, Illumina’s seasoned leadership team of e-learning experts have spent the past two decades developing technology-based interactive learning solutions for leading companies and government agencies in life sciences and healthcare, high technology, and environmental industries.

Michael Getz

Michael Getz, an accomplished designer/developer of award-winning e-learning solutions, has been at the helm of Illumina Interactive since the company’s inception in 1997. As a creative and technical project director and producer, Michael has spent over 30 years in design, programming, production and management of computer-, multimedia- and Internet-based applications for corporate, industrial and educational […]

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Hal Stokes

Hal Stokes is an award-winning producer with more than 20 years’ experience creating programs intended to truly engage learners, using a variety of media, from film and video through interactive, web- and LMS- delivered e-learning. His work spans a range from K-12 educational software to specialized training for noted pharmaceutical and financial services clients. On […]

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Jim Adelson

Jim Adelson works with Illumina Interactive’s partners. Jim has spent the last decade working on numerous e-learning partnerships in the corporate, government, academic, and consumer arena, collaborating with a large range of consulting firms, systems integrators, content companies, and software developers. Most recently, Jim spearheaded a particular group of partnerships at SkillSoft; before that, Jim […]

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Mary Ellen Whitaker

Mary Ellen Whitaker has been designing instructional programs for learners of all ages for almost twenty years. She bases every course she designs on one key question: Who is our learner? Always with the learner’s needs at the forefront, she has designed everything from employee training courses for the financial services, health insurance, pharmaceutical, and […]

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Jason Kramer

Jason has been designing and developing learning experiences for well over a decade. His specialty is eLearning where he continuously pushes the design possibilities of the medium. In past years, he gained critical experience in the corporate training world as a Senior Instructional Designer with Citizens Bank, and was part of the award-winning instructional design […]

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John Scarano brings 15 years of graphic design, website design and illustration talent and experience to his projects. Among his work for Illumina, John has handled graphic design for a learning portal and games to accomplish a new drug launch at a major pharmaceutical firm, learning modules for dealing with delirium for elderly patients in […]

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In addition to his work developing Articulate Storyline courses at Illumina, Rich has also been creating e-learning and multimedia content in areas such as Autism for Parents, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression, Behavioral Parent Training, Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, Resiliency for Teachers, among others. His work includes creating animations, music production, photography, and […]

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Ashley spearheads efforts to ensure the quality of Illumina’s work on client deliverables, reviewing storyboards and testing courses before they go to clients. Ashley brings experience from years of work with the Anime Boston convention, where she was responsible for scriptwriting and proofreading large programs. Prior to Illumina, her past efforts also include tutoring writing in […]

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A new addition to the team at Illumina Interactive, Rachel Sciaba is passionate about building paths that enable companies to engage with their audience. Whether she’s thoughtfully creating her next piece of content or strategizing a marketing campaign, Rachel enjoys making connections. From education to fashion, she has experience working with a wide range of […]

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Lonise helps Illumina with accounting, invoicing, receivables and payment administration, tax filing, and other financial aspects of the business.  She comes to Illumina with more than 20 years of experience in financial functions for a number of different organizations, including ones providing contracting services and manufacturing services.  Outside of work, Lonise has been a long-time […]

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