about us


Invista has a talented group of seasoned professionals with the specialized skills and background to meet your needs.

  • Don

    Don Sosnowski

    Executive Director

    Don Sosnowski is the Executive Director of Invista Performance Solutions. Don has a rich 14 year background in both the community college corporate education and workforce development in Illinois, Colorado, and Washington. Most recently Don worked as the Assistant Director of Workforce Development at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region, a position where he helped plan, develop, and manage vocational programs to provide opportunities to disabled and disadvantaged individuals. Don has successfully worked with hundreds of organizations providing cost effective education, training and consulting solutions.

  • EmilyBarnett

    Emily Barnett

    Senior Project Manager

    Emily Barnett is the Senior Project Manager at IPS, and in this role she works with the IPS team to develop curriculum and provide program delivery for clients. Emily also establishes policies and procedures that increase training efficiency, and coordinates the awarding of college credit, continuing education units (CEUs) for corporate education delivered by partner colleges.

  • StevenKovacs

    Steven Kovacs

    Business Development Manager

    As the Business Development Manager at Invista Performance Solutions, Steven leads corporate outreach in the Puget Sound region. He is deeply rooted in the local business community and delivers expertise in business consulting to assess performance and training needs as well as talent management. He also manages program design, development, and evaluation for client organizations.

  • VickiChristensen

    Vicki Christensen

    Project Manager

    Vicki works with the other Project Managers to coordinate the delivery of training solutions in order to support the SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership contract delivery team. In this position, she manages various instructors and staff, oversees scheduling of classes, and coordinates multiple priority projects often with a geographically distributed team.

  • CarlaCarey

    Carla Carey

    Project Manager

    As Project Manager at Invista Performance Solutions, Carla manages client program development, delivery and evaluation. Carla has over 20 years of experience managing training and technical assistance programs and centers and has successfully developed and managed training for universities, colleges, nonprofit and corporate entities. She has specialized in Instructional Systems Design based on strategic planning and has a Ph.D. in educational administration.

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    Malika Godo

    Program Coordinator

    As a Program Coordinator, Malika provides support for Invista Performance Solutions operations, as well as support to Project Manager, Carla Carey. Malika performs a variety of assignments such as monitoring financial records, preparing reports, establishing record keeping systems, processing registrations and responding to inquiries regarding college policies and procedures.

  • ChristineSchiesl

    Christine Schiesl

    Program Coordinator

    As a Program Coordinator, Christine provides support for Invista Performance Solutions operations, as well as support to Project Managers. Christine performs a variety of duties such as coordinating training schedules, responding to inquiries, and processing registrations.

  • CandaceBarnwell

    Candace Barnwell

    Fiscal Tech

    In this position, Candace maintains Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable while assisting the Executive Director in financial reports. As the fiscal tech, Candace collaborates with IPS team members to meet client needs and support the fiscal growth of IPS.

  • JanetMattson

    Janet Mattson

    Program Specialist

    Janet provides support for SEIU Training Partnership who provide training and Continuing Education classes throughout Washington state.  Janet has a background in Technical and Soft Skills  training delivery, instructional design, and sales.

  • TiffanyTieu

    Tiffany Tieu

    Office Clerk

    As an Office Clerk, Tiffany provides support for Continuing Education and Professional Development operations, as well as support to Project Manager, Carla Carey. Tiffany performs a variety of assignments such as preparing reports, processing registrations, and preparing course materials.

  • CiaraSwann

    Ciara Swann

    Marketing and Sales Intern

    As the Marketing and Sales Intern, Ciara is responsible for supporting the promotion of IPS’ programs and services. Her duties include: maintaining IPS’ social media presence, updating the website with new content, maintaining a client database, submitting the monthly newsletters, and responding to requests for information.