LEAD2016 Leadership Excellence Award Winners

All award rankings will be announced at LEAD2016 Gala Awards Night:
February 4th, 2016 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN.

 

Top Future Leader Award - 35 and Under

  • Abbas Shahid Baqir
  • Girish Ganesan
  • Ilija Hardage
  • Samantha Lambert
  • Samantha Montgomery
  • Ashley Moore
  • Dawn Siemiet
  • Bradford Wilkins
  • Emily Young

Top Corporate Leader Award - Over 35

  • Orlando Amaro Alemán
  • Judy Baggarley
  • Robin Borg
  • Liz Davidson
  • Linda Ginac
  • Denice Hinden
  • Trish Holliday
  • Melody Lenox
  • Niki Leondakis
  • Michelle Lopes Maldonado
  • David McGoldrick
  • David McGregor
  • Mark Monaghan
  • Jim Needell
  • Erone Newman
  • Christopher Noonan
  • Priscilla Nykoliation
  • Matthew Owenby
  • Dr. Joe Pentlicki
  • Toni Quist
  • Carmen Randall
  • CJ Rodriguez
  • Chris Salles
  • Lane Schonour
  • Taffi Simone
  • Deborah Singh
  • Michelle Spader
  • Fred Stawitz
  • Amy Stratbucker
  • Martin Viens
  • Julie Weber
  • Melissa Woodruff

Best Executive Coaching Program

  • Adler University
  • Align 4 Profit
  • Applied Leadership Seminars
  • BuzzFeed
  • County of Riverside HR COR Learning Division
  • Creative Energy Options Inc.
  • CRG Consulting Resource Group International, Inc
  • Dogeared
  • EXCELERANT
  • Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Honda
  • Instiute for Health and Human Potential
  • LeaderSource SGA
  • LIDA360
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • People G2
  • Physician Leadership Institute
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
  • Queens University
  • RV Rhodes
  • Sysco Corporation in collaboration with Newberry Executive Solutions
  • The L Group Inc.
  • Vanderbuilt University
  • Zenger Folkman

Best Mentoring Program

  • Academy Women
  • Business Solver
  • Everwise
  • Halogen Software
  • Humana Inc
  • NetApp
  • PSEG
  • Sysco Corporation in collaboration with Newberry Executive Solutions
  • The Executive Roundtable
  • Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy
  • Xerox

Innovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • Ameritas Life Insurance Corp
  • BAE Systems, Inc
  • Bell Canada
  • Cardinal Health
  • Catalent Pharma Solutions
  • Cathedral Consulting Group, LLC
  • Charisma
  • CNA Insurance
  • Coast Capital Savings
  • Comfort Keepers (Ireland)
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • First Credit Union & Insurance
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Florida Dept. of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
  • FranklinCovey Co.
  • G4S Secure Solutions (USA) In
  • George Washington UNiversity
  • Kennedy Health and Saint Joseph's University
  • Leadership Management International Inc.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Oregon State Hospital
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Canada
  • Quintiles
  • Rogers Communications
  • RV Rhodes
  • Senior Lifestyle Corporation
  • Southwest Airlines
  • The Hartford
  • TSYS
  • Workplace Power Institute

Best Global / International Leadership Program

  • Arthur J Gallagher and Company
  • Avnet, Inc
  • BHP Billiton
  • Bristow Group
  • Dell
  • Electronic Arts
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • FranklinCovey Co.
  • Global Leadership Institute, Boston College
  • Halogen Software
  • Korn Ferry
  • Laird
  • Leadership Management International Inc.
  • LeaderSource SGA
  • MWH Global Inc.
  • NatureSweet
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Sonoma Leadership Systems
  • Stantec Consulting
  • Tate & Lyle
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Verus Global
  • VMware
  • Wilson HCG
  • Zenger Folkman

Best Use of Mobile Technology

  • Acheivers
  • Apprise Mobile The Employee App
  • Career Systems Internation App Hello Stay Interviews Overview
  • Change Guides LLC
  • Franklin Tmpleton Investments
  • Globoforce
  • Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
  • Ken Blanchard HOW2LEAD APP
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
  • WorkAngels

Best Use of Simulations

  • Capsim Management Simulations
  • CSAA Insurance Groupa AAA Insurer
  • Discovery Learning Inc.
  • Electronic Arts
  • Experiences Unlimited
  • Shaker
  • Simulation Training Systems
  • The Hartford
  • The power of leadership
  • Web Based Leadership Simulations by Aon

Best Use of Team Building

  • Businessolver
  • Dogeared
  • First Credit Union
  • Humana Inc
  • Life's WORC
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McKesson
  • NatureSweet
  • NetApp
  • Physician Leadership Institute
  • Riverside Health System
  • Sikich LLP
  • State of Oregon
  • Verus Global
  • Workplace Power Institute

Best Corporate University

  • AT&T
  • Borton Lawson
  • Goodwill Industries International Inc
  • Harris County Auditor's Office
  • Hilton Hotels Corporation
  • Hyundai Motor America
  • iQor
  • MWH Global Inc.
  • Microsoft
  • Personnel Board of Jefferson County
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
  • University of Washington - Professional and Organizational Development

Best Use of Social Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

  • Cisco
  • Creative Energy Options (CEOinc)
  • Dan Steer
  • Guitar Centre
  • i-car
  • IBM
  • MasTec AT
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP Canada
  • Qualtrics

Best Use of Classroom and Traditional Training

  • Adler University, MA Organizational Psychology Program
  • Amerita Leadership Academy
  • Barry Callebaut / Giraffe LLC
  • Borton-Lawson
  • Cardinal Health
  • Ceridian
  • Chip Bell Group
  • Coast Capital Savings
  • County of Riverside HR COR Learning division
  • Dimension Data
  • LCBO
  • Medtronic
  • MetLife Group Disability Claim Operations
  • MOL Group
  • Ontario Real Estate Association
  • Personnel Board of Jefferson County
  • Riverside Health System
  • Success Academy
  • The Energy Project
  • VHA

Best Train the Trainer Program

  • Career Systems
  • Crestcom International LLC
  • CRG Consulting Resource Group International, Inc
  • Ingersoll Rand CSI
  • Ken Blanchard Companies
  • LeaderSource SGA
  • The Gamechanger
  • The Secretan Center Inc.
  • Vital Smarts
  • Wiley-Profiles

Best Use of a Learning Management System

  • AAA
  • Air Canada
  • AlliedBarton Security Services
  • Cap Gemini
  • Cardinal Health
  • COnAGRA
  • Dimension Data
  • Direct Energy Home Services
  • Intuit
  • McAffee
  • NASA
  • Pandora
  • Scotia Brand
  • SikichLLP
  • Walgreens
  • Yum Brand

Best Sales Leadership Program (non-store/restaurant)

  • Arthur J Gallagher and Company
  • Aslan Training - Sales Leadership Training
  • Brooks Group - SmartCoach
  • Carew International - Excellence In Sales Leadership
  • CUNA Brokerage Services
  • Foot Locker, Inc.
  • Office Depot Inc
  • PetSmart, Inc.
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Wal-Mart

Best Store/Restaurant Management Program

  • Apple Inc.
  • Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc.
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • Nordstrom Inc.
  • Rite Aid Corporation
  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Teds Montana Grill (CD2 Learning)
  • TJX Companies
  • Walgreens Co.

Best Customer Service Leadership Training Program

  • 360incentives
  • Accenture
  • First Credit Union
  • Fujitsu America, Inc.
  • iQor
  • Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel
  • NatureSweet
  • Regional Steel Products, Inc.
  • Unisys Corporation
  • Verizon Services Corp

Best Third-Party Channel Partner / Customer Training Program

  • Crestcom International LLC
  • Grovo
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • HR Partner
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Kovarus
  • Student Shelter In Computers
  • Syscom Inc.
  • Verizon Services Corporation

Best First Time Manager Program

  • Ceridian
  • Cisco
  • Genpact
  • Harvard Business Publishing
  • HSBC Taiwan
  • iQor
  • JP Morgan Chase and Co
  • NB Power
  • PSEG
  • Riverside Health System
  • Seton Healthcare Family
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Stantec Consulting
  • Success Academy
  • The Hartford

Best Experienced / Senior Leaders Program

  • Arthur J Gallagher and Company
  • Ameritas Life Insurance Corp
  • Avnet, Inc.
  • Coast Capital Savings
  • Crestcom International LLC
  • DDI
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Gables Residential
  • Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Honda
  • Institute For Health and Human Potential
  • Korn Ferry
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Old National Bank
  • Personnel Board of Jefferson County
  • Powers Resource Center, LLC
  • Senior Lifestyle Corporation
  • Stantec Consulting
  • The Executive Roundtable
  • The L Group Inc.
  • Verus Global
  • Virginia Department of Transportation VDOT
  • Vital Smarts
  • Zenger Folkman

Top Leadership Partner

  • BRODY Professional Development
  • Cobra Leadership Development Inc
  • Creative Energy Options (CEOinc)
  • Crestcom International LLC
  • EXCELERANT
  • Full Circle Group
  • Kennedy Health
  • KLG Consultants, LLC
  • KornFerry
  • Partnerwerks
  • Physician Leadership Institute
  • Powers Resource Center, LLC
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • School Office Services
  • SkyeTeam
  • Sonoma Leadership Systems
  • Talent C - People Services Inc.
  • The George Washington Leadership Institute at George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • The L Group Inc.
  • Verus Global
  • Vital Smarts

Degree Program With Emphasis on HR

  • Auburn University
  • Cornell
  • Florida State University
  • Ottawa University
  • Rowan University
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • San Diego State Univeristy
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Toronto
  • York University

Degree Program With Emphasis on Leadership Development/Organizational Development

  • Colorado State University
  • Hofstra University
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • New York University - Paul McGhee Division
  • Northwestern - School of Professional Studies
  • Penn State Online
  • School of Business and Economics at Lynchburg College
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Denver
  • Vanderbilt University

Certificate Program With Emphasis on HR

  • Brandman University
  • Colorado State University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Emory University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Ryerson University
  • UCLA Extension
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Virginia

Certificate Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  • Carleton University
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Purdue University
  • Rider University
  • Seton Hall University
  • The Center for Leadership Development at Montclair State University
  • The Liautaud Institute, University of Illinois
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
  • Utah Valley University

Diploma Program With Emphasis on HR

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Camosun
  • Durham College
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College
  • Humber College
  • McGill University
  • NAIT
  • Seneca College
  • University of Winnipeg
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College

Diploma Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  • Brighton School of Business Management
  • Centennial College
  • Fanshawe College
  • Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Open Colleges
  • Oxford University - Said Business School
  • Royal Roads University
  • Singapore Workforce Development Agency
  • UC Berkley Extension
  • York University Schulich School of Business

Open Enrollment- Continuing Education Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  • Babson College
  • Boston University
  • Carnegie Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Centre for Creative Leadership
  • Florida International University Center for Leadership
  • Madinah Institute For Leadership And Entrepreneurship
  • NC State University
  • Student Shelter In Computers
  • University of North Georgia
  • Wharton University

HR Custom Content Programming- Continuing Education Program With Emphasis on HR

  • Edmonton Public Schools - Metro Continuing Education
  • Management Concepts
  • Mcgill
  • McMaster - DeGroote School of Business
  • Michigan State - School of Human Resources and Labor Relations
  • RoyalRoads BC
  • Ryerson University / The Chang School
  • Schulich School of Business
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Nevada

Custom Content Programming- Continuing Education Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  • Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
  • Florida International University Center for Leadership
  • North Carolina State University
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC)
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of South Carolina
  • West Virginia University

Master's Program With Emphasis on HR

  • Clemson University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Florida International University
  • Mercy College
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of North TX
  • University of Tennessee

Master's Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  • Arizona State University School of Global Management and Leadership
  • Colorado State University
  • Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwood University
  • Rollins College
  • University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV)
  • University of North TX
  • Walden University

PhD Program With Emphasis on HR

  • Barry University
  • Cornell University
  • >Northcentral University
  • Rotman University
  • SAUDER
  • UCLA
  • University of Illinois
  • Walden University
  • Wisconsin University
  • York University

PhD Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  • Aurora University
  • Benedictine University
  • Bethel Seminary
  • Brandman University
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Fordham University
  • Northcentral University
  • Pepperdine University