The Training Associates Forms Strategic Partnership with Manager Mechanics


Westborough, MA – April 30, 2015 - The Training Associates (TTA), the largest provider of training talent and solutions, today announced a partnership with Manager Mechanics, a leading provider of soft skills curriculum for IT personnel.

The combination of TTA’s 25,000 contract training resources and Manager Mechanics’ courseware offerings will enable TTA’s partners to offer a niche training solution specifically geared toward the professional development of IT personnel.  Topics include IT leadership development, the business of IT, IT professional growth, and more.

Eric Bloom, President of Manager Mechanics, said “This is an ideal business relationship. The Training Associates has incredible market reach, excellent distribution, and a strong client service focus.  Manager Mechanics has industry leading, unique IT Leadership and IT Business/Soft Skills training courses.  Working together, we offer a bundled solution that addresses a previously underserved need for technical staff looking to advance into leadership roles in their field.”

Maria Melfa, President and CEO of The Training Associates, said, “We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Manager Mechanics and to be able to offer a much needed solution that helps fill a void by providing IT staff and leaders with the specifically designed soft skills training they need to realize their full potential.  This partnership is truly a win-win.”


Manager Mechanics is an industry leader in IT leadership and IT soft skills training with the proven ability to deliver training in multiple formats, including the classroom, live online, and via web-based on-demand video.

With thousands of pages of training materials, representing over one hundred IT Leadership and IT Soft Skills topics, Manager Mechanics has the unique ability to tailor private corporate classes to meet the specific business and training needs of its clients.


Founded in 1994, The Training Associates is the largest, most recognized provider of on-demand learning and development talent and solutions. TTA’s talent offerings feature over 25,000 L&D resources specializing in adult learning for all technologies and business/soft skills. Our services include our ability to undertake and manage projects of any size or scope related to the design, development, and delivery of training.