About Us

BUSINESS EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL (BEI) is an effective, ambitious, and far-sighted training service company that anticipates the needs of the market and responds with innovative products and services. It is quickly growing into a leadership position in the training industry because it is equipped and staffed to deliver consistent, results-oriented, career-driven personal development training throughout the European marketplace.

BEITRAINING® conducts training programmes in the local language of each country, keyed to the local business culture. These programmes are designed in a consistent format for local, national, and international sales and service organisations.

Executive Staff

Dipl. Betriebswirt Andreas C. Fürsattel

Dipl. Betriebswirt Andreas C. Fürsattel

Chief Executive Officer - CEO

Mr. Andreas C. Fürsattel started his career in sales. In his early 20's he built and led a sales team of more than 600 people in the German financial services industry.
Following this he was the CEO for a European regional airline company for three years.

Since 1996 Mr. Fürsattel has been the National Training Director of BEI for the German-speaking market.

In 2001 he became director and partner of BEITRAINING® International with responsibilities for the day-to-day management.

Rodman Gil Ostrander

Rodman Gil Ostrander

Founder and Chairman

Mr. Rodman Gil Ostrander has more than 30 years of experience in real estate sales, franchise development, sales management and training in the North American and European markets.

From 1996 to 2001 he was involved in the European expansion of the RE/MAX® franchise real estate system establishing more than 750 offices in Europe. RE/MAX® is the global real estate leader.

Con-currently he founded the company BEIGROUP®.

Staff

Timo Christian Fiedler

Timo Christian Fiedler

Multimedia Manager

Mr. Timo Christian Fiedler was born in 1975 in Mainz, Germany. After graduating from a grammar school emphasising the study of economics, he started practical training as a CAD-Assistant at the Daimler-Chrysler Development and Research Centre in Sindelfingen, Germany. In 1999 Mr. Fiedler completed his training as Media Designer at an advertising company and took over the responsibility for pre-press, print and post-press procedures such as software and printer implementation.

Mr. Fiedler joined BEITRAINING® International as Multimedia Manager in 2001.

Karin Hofmann

Karin Hofmann

Senior Operations Associate

Following her graduation as a Foreign Language Correspondent, Mrs. Karin Hofmann worked for more than 5 years for the U.S. Army Civilian Personnel Office, stationed in Fürth, Bavaria.
After this initial experience, she was employed as a secretary, advancing to an executive assistant in sales- and service-oriented companies.

Since December 2007 Ms. Hofmann has been Senior Operations Associate for BEITRAINING®International.

Dr. Isabel Fürsattel

Dr. Isabel Fürsattel

Communication Manager

Dr. Isabel Fürsattel studied Communications, Psychology and Business Administration in Munich. After graduation she worked for two years as junior PR-consultant in a PR-Agency while writing the thesis for her Ph.D. Then she worked for three years as Management Consultant for Booz. Allen & Hamilton in Munich, leaving as Project Manager. In 1999, she moved to Nuremberg and founded her own consulting company Fürsattel Consulting GmbH.

Since January 2002 Ms. Fürsattel is the Communication Manager for BEITRAINING® International.

Olivier H. Martin-Weinharra

Olivier H. Martin-Weinharra

Manager IT

Mr. Olivier Martin-Weinharra was born in 1976 in Germany.
After attaining a French scientific high school diploma he studied two years of Medicine in Clermont-Ferrand and four years of Law in Orléans, France.
During his studies, he worked as anchorman, audio designer and producer for several French radio stations and also developed new radio formats. Due to his fluency in German, French and a good knowledge of English his experience includes acting, dubbing and working in the international customer service industry in France, Germany and Spain. Since 1997 he´s developing and managing Internet sites.

Mr. Martin-Weinharra joined BEITRAINING® in 2001. Since 2005, he's Manager IT of BEITRAINING® International.

Birgit Mauroner

Birgit Mauroner

Manager PR & Marketing

Mrs. Birgit Mauroner joined BEITRAINING® International in January 2003 as Manager Marketing and PR.

She attended the German-French programme of European Business Administration in Reutlingen and Reims. After graduation she worked for A.C.Nielsen in Frankfurt in the Customer Sales and Service department as an Account Manager. Then she worked as a freelance trainer for marketing research mainly for the A.C.Nielsen Academy.

Birgit Mauroner is married and has two children.

Gertraud Müller

Gertraud Müller

Assistant to the Board

Mrs. Gertraud Müller is Assistant to the Board of BEITRAINING® International

During her career she worked with her husband in a building company. After moving to Nuremberg, Germany, she joined BEIGERMANY® in October 1996 as Assistant to the Board.

For 5 years she managed the BEIGERMANY® office administrations where she developed the training administration processes.

Donna Jean Ostrander

Donna Jean Ostrander

Communication Assistant

Born and educated in Ottawa, Canada, Mrs. Donna Ostrander graduated and worked as a schoolteacher. She operated a school of dance for more than 30 years. As a dance adjudicator and examiner, she has travelled throughout Canada, the United States, Scotland and South Africa.

Working for a number of years in real estate office administration, Mrs. Ostrander went on to assist her husband, Gil Ostrander, with the creation, writing and final forms of more than 30 training programmes of BEITRAINING®.

Donna has been part of the Communication Department of BEITRAINING® since its inception, where she continues to edit and proofread English materials.