LEAD2016 Leadership Excellence Award Winners

LEAD2016 Award Winners
2016 LEAD 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

  1. Dawn Siemiet

  2. Emily Young

  3. Abbas Shahid Baqir

  4. Bradford Wilkins

  5. Girish Ganesan

  6. Samantha Lambert

  7. Ilija Hardage

  8. Priscilla Nykoliation

  9. Samantha Montgomery

  10. Ashley Moore

Top Corporate Leader Award - Over 35

  1. Matthew Owenby

  2. Mark Monaghan

  3. Lane Schonour

  4. Melody Lenox

  5. Erone Newman

  6. Trish Holliday

  7. Julie Weber

  8. Michelle Lopes Maldonado

  9. Jim Needell

  10. Linda Ginac

  11. Fred Stawitz

  12. Taffi Simone

  13. Denice Hinden

  14. Niki Leondakis

  15. CJ Rodriguez

  16. Amy Stratbucker

  17. Liz Davidson

  18. Deborah Singh

  19. David McGoldrick

  20. Carmen Murrell Randall

  21. Christopher Noonan

  22. Orlando Amaro Aleman

  23. Toni Quist

  24. David McGregor

  25. Robin Borg

  26. Dr. Joe Pentlicki

  27. Michelle Spader

  28. Melissa Woodruff

  29. Judy Baggarley

  30. Chris Salles

Best Executive Coaching Program

  1. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

  2. Hilton Hotels & Resorts

  3. Dogeared

  4. Zenger Folkman

  5. Full Circle Group in collaboration with Honda

  6. Sysco Corporation in collaboration with Newberry Executive Solutions

  7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  8. EXCELERANT

  9. RV Rhodes

  10. Buzzfeed

  11. Physician Leadership Institute

  12. LeaderSource SGA

  13. Adler University

  14. People G2

  15. Align4Profit

  16. CRG Consulting Resource Group

  17. Applied Leadership Seminars

  18. Creative Energy Options Inc.

  19. County of Riverside HR COR Learning Division

  20. The L Group Inc.

  21. LIDA360

  22. Institute for Health and Human Potential

  23. Vanderbilt University

  24. Queen's University

Best Mentoring Program

  1. Humana Inc

  2. PSEG

  3. Sysco Corporation in collaboration with Newberry Executive Solutions

  4. Everwise Solutions

  5. Halogen Software

  6. Academy Women

  7. Business Solver

  8. NetApp

  9. Xerox

  10. The Executive Roundtable

  11. Veteran Affairs Acquisition Academy

Innovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs

  1. Cardinal Health

  2. Ameritas Life Insurance Corp

  3. Oregon State Hospital

  4. Kennedy Health and Saint Joseph's University

  5. Southwest Airlines

  6. FranklinCoveyCo.

  7. Catalent Pharma Solutions

  8. BAE Systems, Inc

  9. PwC Canada

  10. Rogers Communications

  11. Quintiles

  12. The Hartford

  13. Allstate Insurance Company

  14. Flight Centre Travel Group

  15. Senior Lifestyle Corporation

  16. Bell Canada

  17. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  18. CNA Insurance

  19. TSYS

  20. First Credit Union & Insurance

  21. Florida Dept. of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

  22. G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.

  23. Comfort Keepers (Ireland)

  24. Charisma

  25. Leadership Management International Inc. 

  26. Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

  27. Cathedral Consulting Group, LLC

  28. Coast Capital Savings

  29. Workplace Power Institute

  30. RV Rhodes

Best Global / International Leadership Program

  1. Pricewaterhouse Coopers

  2. Zenger Folkman

  3. Dell

  4. Bristow Group, Inc.

  5. Arthur J Gallagher and Company

  6. NatureSweet

  7. Sonoma Leadership Systems

  8. FranklinCovey Co.

  9. MWH Global Inc.

  10. VMware

  11. Thomson Reuters

  12. Flight Centre Travel Group

  13. Avnet, Inc.

  14. Korn Ferry

  15. Verus Global

  16. Halogen Software

  17. Stantec Consulting

  18. LeaderSource SGA

  19. BHP Billiton

  20. Laird

  21. Wilson HCG

  22. Electronic Arts

  23. Tate & Lyle

  24. Leadership Management International Inc.

  25. Global Leadership Institute, Boston College

Best Use of Mobile Technology

  1. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

  2. Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

  3. Franklin Templeton Investments

  4. Career Systems International

  5. Ken Blanchard Companies

  6. Achievers / Blackhawk Engagement

  7. Apprise Mobile

  8. Work Angel Technology Ltd.

  9. Change Guides LLC

  10. Globoforce Ltd.

Best Use of Simulations

  1. CSAA Insurance Groupa AAA Insurer

  2. The Hartford

  3. Electronic Arts

  4. Simulation Training Systems

  5. Aon Hewitt

  6. Shaker Consulting Group

  7. Capsim Management Solutions

  8. Experiences Unlimited

  9. Discovery Learning Inc.

  10. Simulation Studios

Best Use of Team Building

  1. McKesson Corp

  2. Dogeared

  3. NatureSweet

  4. Humana Inc

  5. State of Oregon 

  6. Businessolver

  7. Sikich LLP

  8. Workplace Power Institute

  9. Riverside Health System

  10. Physician Leadership Institute

  11. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  12. Verus Global

  13. Life's WORC

  14. NetApp

  15. First Credit Union

Best Corporate University

  1. University of Washington - Professional and Organizational Development

  2. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

  3. MWH Global Inc.

  4. iQor

  5. Goodwill Industries International Inc

  6. Hilton Hotels Corporation

  7. Borton Lawson

  8. Personnel Board of Jefferson County

  9. Harris County Auditor's Office

  10. Microsoft

Best Use of Social Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

  1. IBM

  2. Cisco Systems, Inc.

  3. PwC Canada

  4. ICAR

  5. Creative Energy Options (CEOinc)

  6. MasTec Advanced Technologies

  7. Qualtrics

  8. Guitar Centre

  9. Dan Steer

  10. BrainSpace Corporation

Best Use of Classroom and Traditional Training

  1. Ameritas Leadership Academy

  2. Ceridian

  3. MetLife Group Disability Claim Operations

  4. Cardinal Health

  5. Dimension Data

  6. Direct Energy Home Services

  7. Medtronic

  8. Personnel Board of Jefferson County

  9. Borton-Lawson

  10. Ontario Real Estate Association

  11. Adler University

  12. VHA

  13. LCBO

  14. Riverside Health System

  15. Chip Bell Group

  16. Giraffe LLC

  17. The Energy Project

  18. County of Riverside HR COR Learning division

  19. Coast Capital Savings

  20. MOL Group

Best Train the Trainer Program

  1. Ingersoll Rand CSI

  2. The Secretan Center Inc.

  3. Career Systems International

  4. Wiley

  5. The Gamechanger

  6. CRG Consulting Resource Group International, Inc.

  7. LeaderSource SGA

  8. Crestcom International LLC

  9. The Ken Blanchard Companies

  10. VitalSmarts

Best Use of a Learning Management System

  1. Dimension Data

  2. SikichLLP

  3. Direct Energy Home Services

  4. Cardinal Health

  5. Allied Barton Security Services

  6. Walgreens

  7. Intuit

  8. Air Canada

  9. McAfee

  10. NASA

  11. Yum! brands

  12. AAA

  13. Scotiabank

  14. Capgemini

  15. Conagra

Best Sales Leadership Program (non-store/restaurant)

  1. Arthur J Gallagher and Company

  2. CUNA Brokerage Services

  3. Aslan Training - Sales Leadership Training

  4. Carew International - Excellence In Sales Leadership

  5. Brooks Group - SmartCoach

Best Store/Restaurant Management Program

  1. Teds Montana Grill (CD2 Learning)

  2. Walgreens Co.

  3. Best Buy Co., Inc.

  4. Sears Holdings Corporation

  5. TJX COMPANIES

  6. Rite Aid Corporation

  7. Apple Inc.

  8. Nordstrom Inc.

  9. McDonald's Corporation

  10. J.C Penney Corporation, Inc.

Best Customer Service Leadership Training Program

  1. iQor

  2. NatureSweet

  3. Regional Steel Products, Inc.

  4. 360incentives

  5. First Credit Union

  6. Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel

  7. Verizon Services Corp

  8. Accenture

  9. Fujitsu America, Inc.

  10. Unisys Corporation

Best Third-Party Channel Partner / Customer Training Program

  1. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

  2. HR Partner

  3. IBM

  4. Crestcom International LLC

  5. Student Shelter In Computers

  6. Grpvp

  7. Kovarus

  8. Syscom Inc.

  9. Verizon Services Corporation

  10. Intel

Best First Time Manager Program

  1. Ceridian

  2. Cisco

  3. Southwest Airlines

  4. Direct Energy Home Services

  5. Genpact

  6. iQor

  7. The Hartford

  8. PSEG

  9. Harvard Business Publishing

  10. HSBC Taiwan

  11. Stantec Consulting

  12. Seton Healthcare Family

  13. NB Power

  14. Riverside Health System

  15. JP Morgan Chase and Co

Best Experienced / Senior Leaders Program

  1. Fidelity Investments

  2. Zenger Folkman

  3. Arthur J Gallagher and Company

  4. Hilton Hotels & Resorts

  5. DDI

  6. Ameritas Life Insurance Corp

  7. Korn Ferry

  8. Powers Resource Center, LLC

  9. Honda in collaboration with Full Circle Group

  10. Stantec Consulting Ltd

  11. Vital Smarts

  12. Virginia Department of Transportation VDOT

  13. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  14. Personnel Board of Jefferson County

  15. Avnet, Inc.

  16. Coast Capital Savings

  17. Old National Bank

  18. Senior Lifestyle Corporation

  19. Crestcom International LLC

  20. The Executive Roundtable

  21. Level 3 Communications

  22. Verus Global

  23. The L Group Inc.

  24. Institute For Health and Human Potential

  25. Gables Residential

Top Leadership Partner

  1. Full Circle Group

  2. Sonoma Leadership Systems

  3. Kennedy Health and Saint Joseph's University

  4. Korn Ferry

  5. Verus Global

  6. KLG Consultants, LLC

  7. Powers Resource Center, LLC

  8. George Washington's Mount Vernon

  9. SkyeTeam

  10. The Ken Blanchard Companies

  11. BRODY Professional Development

  12. Partnerwerks

  13. Physician Leadership Institute

  14. The L Group Inc.

  15. Talent C - People Services Inc.

  16. Crestcom International LLC

  17. Creative Energy Options (CEOinc)

  18. EXCELERANT

  19. Cobra Leadership Development Inc

  20. School Office Services

Degree Program With Emphasis on HR

  1. Saint Joseph's University

  2. Cornell University

  3. York University

  4. San Diego State University

  5. Florida State University

  6. University of Toronto

  7. Rowan University

  8. Ottawa University

  9. University of Michigan

  10. Auburn University

Degree Program With Emphasis on Leadership Development/Organizational Development

  1. Vanderbilt University

  2. University of Delaware

  3. University of Alberta

  4. School of Business and Economics at Lynchburg College

  5. University of Denver

  6. New York University - Paul McGhee Division

  7. Northwestern - School of Professional Studies

  8. Colorado State University

  9. Penn State Online

  10. Hofstra University

Certificate Program With Emphasis on HR

  1. UCLA Extension

  2. University of Alabama in Huntsville

  3. Colorado State University

  4. Brandman University

  5. Ryerson University

  6. University of South Carolina

  7. Eastern Michigan University

  8. University of Virginia

  9. Nova Southeastern University

  10. Emory University

Certificate Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  1. Seton Hall University

  2. Utah Valley University

  3. Purdue University

  4. Rider University

  5. The Liautaud Institute, University of Illinois

  6. Carleton University 

  7. University of Central Oklahoma

  8. University of Tennessee

  9. University  of Utah - David Eccles School of Business

  10. Fielding Graduate University

Diploma Program With Emphasis on HR

  1. University of Winnipeg

  2. McGill University

  3. Humber College

  4. Georgia Piedmont Technical College

  5. Western Iowa Tech Community College

  6. Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

  7. British Columbia Institute of Technology

  8. Seneca College

  9. Durham College

  10. Camosun College

Diploma Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  1. Oxford University - Said Business School

  2. Brighton School of Business & Management

  3. Fanshawe College

  4. Institute of Leadership and Management

  5. York University Schulich School of Business

  6. Singapore Workforce Development Agency

  7. Open Colleges

  8. Centennial College

  9. University of California, Berkeley Extension

  10. Royal Roads University

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

  1. Florida International University Center for Leadership

  2. NC State University

  3. Carnegie Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

  4. Madinah Institute For Leadership And Entrepreneurship

  5. Centre for Creative Leadership

  6. Babson College

  7. Student Shelter In Computers

  8. Boston University

  9. University of North Georgia

  10. Wharton University

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

  1. McGill University

  2. Ryerson University / The Chang School

  3. Michigan State - School of Human Resources and Labor Relations

  4. University of Calgary

  5. Management Concepts

  6. Schulich School of Business, York University

  7. University of Nevada

  8. Edmonton Public Schools - Metro Continuing Education

  9. McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business

  10. Royal Roads University

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

  1. West Virginia University

  2. Florida International University Center for Leadership

  3. North Carolina State University

  4. Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

  5. NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

  6. University of Washington

  7. Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

  8. Tennessee Tech University

  9. University of Wisconsin

  10. University of South Carolina

Master's Program With Emphasis on HR

  1. Saint Joseph's University

  2. Florida International University 

  3. University of Tennessee

  4. University of North Texas

  5. New York Institute of Technology

  6. Mercy College

  7. University of Bridgeport 

  8. Eastern Michigan University

  9. Clemson University

  10. University of Cincinnati

Master's Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  1. Rollins College

  2. Michigan State University

  3. The Center for Leadership Development at Montclair State University

  4. Arizona State University School of Global Management and Leadership

  5. Walden University

  6. University of North Texas

  7. Colorado State University

  8. Fordham University

  9. University of Nevada

  10. Northwood University

PhD Program With Emphasis on HR

  1. Cornell University

  2. York University

  3. Walden University

  4. University of Illinois

  5. Wisconsin University

  6. Barry University

  7. UCLA

  8. Sauder School of Business - University of Toronto

  9. Rotman School of Business - University of Toronto

  10. Northcentral University

PhD Program With Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

  1. Pepperdine University

  2. Fielding Graduate University

  3. Chicago School of Professional Psychology

  4. Northcentral University

  5. Benedictine University

  6. Fordham University

  7. Aurora University

  8. Pepperdine University

  9. Bethel University

  10. Concordia University Chicago