Webucator Appoints Brian P. Hoke As Chief Executive Officer
Webucator, Inc., announces the appointment of Brian P. Hoke as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Hoke will succeed Dave Dunn, who will remain with the company for several months to assist in the leadership transition and will remain indefinitely in an advisory role. Hoke assumed his new duties on January 24, 2022.
Hoke was formerly Principal of Bentley & Hoke, LLC, a web development consultancy in Fayetteville, New York, that he formed in 2000 and has managed since. Local clients for whom the company provides website development, design, and marketing consulting services include ACR Health, The C&S Companies, Colden Corporation, Manlius Pebble Hill School, Onondaga County, Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Upstate Venture Connect, and many others. Bentley & Hoke’s client work will be managed by Hoke and a team at Webucator.
Founder Nat Dunn started Webucator in 2003; his brother Dave Dunn began as Chief Executive Officer in 2009. Together they have led the company through almost two decades of steady growth, expanding the variety of training topics, delivery methods, and number of companies and students served.
According to Nat, "Brian has been working with Webucator in many different capacities for more than a decade. He has an excellent understanding of all aspects of our business, and we are confident that with the new skills, ideas, and energy he brings, he will improve our ability to serve existing and new clients."
Prior to founding Bentley Hoke in 2000, Hoke served as teacher, Dean of Students, Director of Technology, and Chair of the Computer and Information Science Department at Manlius Pebble Hill School, a PreK-12 independent day school in Syracuse, New York. Previously, Hoke taught at Institut auf dem Rosenberg, an international boarding school in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Hoke currently serves on the board of F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse. Previously, he served as President of the Board of Trustees of Transitional Living Services, Inc., and, following a merger, as Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of AccessCNY. He served as President of the Syracuse/Onondaga County Youth Board and sat on the Thursday Morning Roundtable Advisory Committee. Hoke has served as a member of the boards of the Onondaga Historical Association, Leadership Greater Syracuse, and the Future Fund of Central New York. He previously chaired the Youth Leadership Greater Syracuse program and the Civic Engagement Task Force of 40 Below.
Named in 2002 as one of Syracuse’s “40 Under 40″ business and community leaders, Hoke holds degrees from Hamilton and Dartmouth colleges. He lives in DeWitt with his wife, Patricia, and their two sons, Simon and Jay.
Webucator provides onsite and online training in a variety of technologies and business topics. Since its establishment in 2003, Webucator has trained more than 84,000 students from over 15,000 organizations, including over 70% of the Fortune 100 companies.
Webucator delivers training online and in person, through instructor-led live and self-paced classes. The company customizes private classes for companies and organizations on a variety of topics including programming, web development, business skills, cloud and data, and Microsoft and Adobe applications.
The company maintains partnerships with a variety of leading companies and certifying bodies. Webucator offers official Microsoft training as a certified Microsoft Partner, and is a CompTIA Authorized Partner. Webucator provides training to the United States Government as an approved General Services Administration (GSA) vendor.