• Professionals in the professional education business

    Connecting education leaders to their industry

  • Educate. Train. Inspire. Share.

    Our mission is to educate professionals who require it, train professionals who need it, and inspire professionals by sharing information that makes them want to learn. 



    Learn because you want to, not because you have to.


    Our vision is to become the trusted resource for professionals who want to learn

  • What we do.

    StoryboardEMP, LLC

    A taste of what we do.

    We are Nashville natives and veterans in our industries. We’re educators, writers and producers of high-quality media. We’re also practicing professionals who go out into the field and do the work. There are no manuals for what we do. So here at Storyboard, we create them. We find the experts, put them in the studio, and let them share their skills. Do you have something to say?


    Storyboard EMP. Your Education Media Partners.

  • Education

    StoryboardEMP offers online, entertaining education for the following industries.

    PI Education

    Online continuing education for the professional investigator. 

    Appraiser eLearning


    Online continuing education for the professional appraiser.



    Online continuing education for real estate professionals.





    Online master classes for professional investigators, journalists, and curious citizens.

    Learning for curious people who want to have creative and more interesting lives.

  • Team

    Meet the StoryboardEMP team.

    Jim McLeod


    Jim McLeod is president of InfoCode Corp, a geo database integration company.  While overseeing the day-to-day operations, he participates with startup and operations of other technology ventures…all the while, managing a family of 6 children.

    Hal Humphreys

    Educational Director

    Hal Humphreys is a lifelong learner and educator. He is a practicing Certified Fraud Examiner and professional investigator. Hal is a CDEI certified instructor through IDECC. He writes, lectures, and he walks ... a lot.

    Kim Green


    Kim Green is a writer, public radio producer, and occasional flight instructor. She’s produced stories for NPR  and Marketplace, and was editor & translator of Red Sky, Black Death, a Soviet combat airwoman’s memoir of WWII. She also walks ... a lot. 

    Doug Hayes

    Technical Director

    Doug Hayes, long time employee of InfoCode Corp, serves as the go-to back office support specialist for StoryboardEMP. As the resident jack of all trades, he makes sure the gears of business stay turning. When he's not busy at his desk job, he is trying to keep fish on his line, snow under his board, music in his ears, and diapers on his 2 kids.

    Ben Maxwell

    Director - Education Programs, Marketing & Operations

    Ben Maxwell directs Appraiser eLearning and Agent eLearning. Ben is a marketing and operations stud. He uses his MBA to design permission based, thoughtful, and engaging messages. He also serves as the Operations Director for Storyboard EMP. In his spare time, Ben enjoys running, mountain biking, hiking and traveling with his wife.

    Stephanie Mitchell

    Director - PI Education

    Stephanie Mitchell directs PI Education and she is the advertising director for PursuitMag.com. She has 17 years of combined experience as a private investigator and paralegal.  During her leisure time, she is devoted to her dog Marley, plays soccer, enjoys the outdoors and photography, and spends time with her family and friends.

    Bryan Reynolds

    Director - Appraiser eLearning

    Bryan S. Reynolds directs Appraiser eLearning. Bryan is a practicing appraiser and a classroom instructor. Mr. Reynolds is a CDEI certified instructor through IDECC. He likes to run and practice martial arts, when he can find the time. 


  • You've got knowledge. Time to step up ... share it.

    Are you ready to share your professional expertise with the world? Are you ready to be a thought leader in your industry? Get in touch. 


    Tell us about you, your industry, and what you'd like to share.



  • How You Can Play With Us.

    StoryboardEMP, LLC is your education media partner. Here's how you can play with us.


    Your education Media partners

    StoryboardEMP, LLC will partner with you to develop, produce, and deliver your learning material. You bring the expertise in your industry and we partner with you to make it pretty and engaging. Drop us a line. The teaser to the right is a project we put together for presentations and a course on criminal defense.


    Your education media production team

    Our creative department offers a full range of video and audio production services. You can have your own film crew. From storyboard to finished product and everything in between. Drop us a line. The video to the right is one we produced for an online yoga class we're developing.


    Your Education media resource

    StoryboardEMP, LLC offers a range of gear for your production needs. Need a camera for the day? We got you covered. Need a field recorder? yep. Sticks? Lights? Cables? Media? We've got that too. Available gear. The video to the right is a teaser for an online writer's workshop we offer here.

  • Gear to Rent

    You can rent our gear for a day, a week. See what we have for you.


    Tools you can use.

    • Cannon M Series Cameras (lightweight/portable)
    • Full set of Cine Lenses and fast glass
    • Field Monitors
    • Sticks
    • Shoulder-rig
    • Sliders
    • Gimbal
    • Lights
    Our gear is curated for hyper-mobility. You can source a three camera shoot right here for your gorilla production. Why buy and maintain your own equipment when you can use ours.


    Tools you can use.

    • Digital Field recorders (Zoom, Tascam)
    • Microphones (Wireless, Lav, Shotgun, Handheld, Binaural)
    • Cables 
    • Boom
    Our gear is designed for field use. Our creative team is staffed by independent producers who work for public radio, podcasts, film, and television. You can mic and record at your location using our field tested gear.


    Tools you can use.

    • Production Studio
    • Build
    • Strike
    • Logic
    • FCPX
    • Adobe Premier
    Our studio is ready for you to tell your story. Come to us and we'll build your set in our comfortable space. We'll even staff your shoot with camera operator, audio engineer and producer/director. Let us help you tell your story.
    We use our studio regularly to make our own educational products - but when the studio is free, you're welcome to come soot.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • What are your Privacy Policies? 

    At StoryboardEMP, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process orders and never share it with anyone outside of our company.

    Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

    • What information does StoryboardEMP collect and how do we use it?

    When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and credit card expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status.

    So that you may access services and purchase the products and services that we offer through StoryboardEMP, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information we collect presently includes the following information: (1) your name, (2) address, (3) telephone number, (4) e-mail address, (5) state license number(s), (6) company or agency affiliation (7) course history information. If you communicate with us by e-mail or complete online forms or surveys, information provided by you in such communications may also be collected as Personal Information.

    We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the site, but collect no identifying information about our users to accomplish this.
    We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the web site, new services, and special offers we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, send us an e-mail.

    • How does StoryboardEMP protect customer information? 

    StoryboardEMP uses the latest encryption technology to keep your personal information safe. All ordering information, including your name, address, and credit card number is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. Your credit card and billing information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. To ensure that your information is even more secure, we will never see or be in possession of your credit card information. Credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution, which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions. If you feel more comfortable calling in your credit card information, just give us a call at 615-953-350. When we complete your transaction, you will receive your order number via our confirmation e-mail.

    • Will StoryboardEMP disclose my personal information to outside parties? 

    StoryboardEMP does not sell, rent, or loan our customers’ personal information (including customers’ names and shipping, billing, and e-mail addresses) to anyone outside of our company. We take your trust very seriously, so the only messages you receive will be from us. This includes automatic order and shipping confirmation e-mails generated upon receipt of your order. StoryboardEMP may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. StoryboardEMP may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with law, (2) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (3) protect the rights, property, or safety of StoryboardEMP, our users, or others.


    • What is your Refund Policy?

    Refunds will only be given within 24 hours of purchase if course has not been completed. A course is considered completed after the final examination has been taken.


    • What are your terms and conditions


    No part of StoryboardEMP content may be resold, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

    StoryboardEMP and all publications contained herein are designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional services. If legal advice or other professional assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.

    The material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. StoryboardEMP makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the our websites or the material. The use of our websites and the material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the websites and may be made at any time. The websites and material are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. PIeducation.com and its owners, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose and non-infringement. StoryboardEMP and its owners make no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material, services, software, text, graphics, and links.

    Any violation regarding our rights and singular use and benefit of intellectual property owned by StoryboardEMP or its owners will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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