Meet the Instructors
Lead Subject Matter Expert
Brian Langley serves as the Lead Subject Matter Expert for the NASWA UI Integrity Center’s National Integrity Academy. He is charged with helping develop training content and instructing classes. Brian’s UI career currently spans twenty-seven years with the Idaho Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor National Office, Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc., and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies. Brian also served honorably for four years with the United States Air Force. Brian’s education includes a Bachelor of Science with the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Business Administration with the University of Vermont.
Subject Matter Expert
Kim Lind is a Subject Matter Expert for the NASWA UI Integrity Center’s National Integrity Academy. Kim is instrumental in instructing virtual and in-person classes along with assisting in curriculum development. She has over thirty years of experience in the UI system with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. During her career, Kim held various levels of examiner and management positions throughout the Office of UI, retiring as the Assistant Deputy Director of the Tax Operations & Integrity Assurance. Kim’s areas of expertise include UI law and policy, management of UI Senior Managers, Investigators and Tax Auditors, UI Trust Fund management and workshop facilitation. Kim is also a certified Myers Briggs (MBTI) instructor.
Richard "Skip" Tompkins
Subject Matter Expert
Skip Tompkins is a Subject Matter Expert for the NASWA UI Integrity Center’s National Integrity Academy. Skip is instrumental in instructing virtual and in-person classes along with assisting in curriculum development. He has seventeen years of experience in the UI system with the last six years as the Division Director of Benefit Services for Maine’s Department of Labor. In this capacity, Skip was responsible for overseeing the claims centers and BPC unit. Skip’s areas of expertise include: claims taking, adjudication, fraud investigation, quality control (BTQ), appeals policy, state self-assessments, and rules procedures. In addition, he was a contributor for several systems upgrades and served for over thirteen years as a law enforcement officer. Skip’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management.