LEAD2018 Award Winners

LEAD2018 Award Winners
2018 LEAD Award Winners

Individual

Top Corporate Leader Award (Over 35) - Top 25

  • 1st - Lisa Sterling
  • 2nd - Carmen Murrell Randall
  • 3rd - Parimal Rathod
  • Louis Carter
  • Patricia Holliday
  • Billy Lucente-Baker
  • Lance Secretan
  • Quinn Leoni, Ph.D.
  • Lajune Davis Wiley
  • Girish Ganesan
  • Chad Hall
  • Lisa Williams
  • Kevin Saunders
  • Ken Michaud
  • Liz Davidson
  • Magdi Elborki
  • Glen Koster
  • Amber Armstrong
  • David Charles Mcgregor
  • Dr. Marvin Hanna
  • Oly Keshi-Sanni
  • Che Prince
  • Dale Oleschko
  • Dan Oakland
  • Joe Reilly

Top Future Leader (35 & Under) - Top 10

  • 1st - Jenny Loney
  • 2nd - Venkataramana Reddy
  • 3rd - James Knapp
  • Holly Gruhlke
  • Abbas Shahid Baqir
  • Ranjita Chilkuri
  • Andrew Tsuro
  • Jodyann Prendergast
  • Dr. Alvin Mena Cantero
  • Arjun Bhogal

Education

Certificate Program with Emphasis on HR - Top 10

  • 1st - UCLA Extension
  • 2nd - University of North Georgia
  • 3rd - Dickinson State University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • University of Phoenix
  • New York Institute Of Technology
  • Royal Roads University
  • The University Of Alabama
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • University of Washington

Certificate Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - Seton Hall University
  • 2nd - Rider University
  • 3rd - Montclair State University
  • Kent State University
  • University of North Georgia
  • Institute of Organization Development
  • Utah Valley University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • East Carolina University
  • Dalhousie University

Custom Content Programming with Emphasis on HR - Top 10

  • 1st - Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
  • 2nd - University of Phoenix
  • 3rd - Michigan State University
  • McGill University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • Ryerson University
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • University Of Calgary
  • University Of South Carolina
  • Holland College

Custom Content Programming with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - Florida International University Center for Leadership
  • 2nd - Northwest Arkansas Community College
  • 3rd - Utah Valley University
  • Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
  • Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership University of Ottawa
  • University Of Iowa
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • University of South Carolina
  • College of the Canyons
  • University of British Columbia

Degree Program with Emphasis on HR - Top 15

  • 1st - Florida International University
  • 2nd - Saint Joseph's University
  • 3rd - University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
  • Ashford University
  • Dickinson State University
  • University of Arkansas-Little Rock
  • Saint Francis University
  • Marygrove College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Clemson University
  • Madison Area Technical College
  • University Of Phoenix
  • Rowan University
  • Camosun College
  • Northern Kentucky University

Degree Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - Saint Joseph's University
  • 2nd - North Carolina State University
  • 3rd - Dickinson State University
  • University Of Denver
  • Carroll University
  • Miami University
  • University Of Bridgeport
  • University Of Delaware
  • University Of Memphis
  • Vanderbilt University

Diploma Program with Emphasis on HR - Top 10

  • 1st - Eastern Michigan University
  • 2nd - British Columbia Institute Of Technology
  • 3rd - Camosun College
  • Durham College
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College
  • Northern Alberta Institute Of Technology
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • University Of Winnipeg
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
  • Concordia University

Diploma Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - University Of Denver
  • 2nd - Brighton School of Business & Management
  • 3rd - Capilano University
  • Open Colleges
  • Royal Roads University
  • Athabasca University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • York University
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Ottawa University

Master's Program with Emphasis on HR - Top 15

  • 1st - Florida International University
  • 2nd - Saint Joseph's University
  • 3rd - Clayton State University's College of Business
  • Pepperdine University
  • North Carolina State University
  • New England College of Business
  • La Salle University
  • Long Island University
  • Marygrove College
  • University Of Denver
  • University of Phoenix - Online
  • Ashford University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Walden University
  • Ohio State University

Master's Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business
  • 2nd - Eastern Michigan University
  • 3rd - Edgewood College
  • Georgetown University
  • Arizona State University
  • Colorado State University
  • Lewis University
  • Schulich School of Business
  • University Of Illinois
  • Saint Louis University

Open Enrollment - Continuing Education Program with Emphasis on HR - Top 10

  • 1st - Eastern Michigan University
  • 2nd - Tarrant County College
  • 3rd - The University of British Columbia
  • University of Phoenix
  • Black Hawk College
  • University of Toronto
  • The University of Akron
  • University Of Michigan
  • Cleveland State University
  • Humber College

Open Enrollment - Continuing Education Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - Florida International University Center for Leadership
  • 2nd - Tarrant County College
  • 3rd - University of North Georgia
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Vanderbilt University
  • The University of Chicago Booth
  • Stanford Continuing Studies
  • Harvard University

Ph.D. Program with Emphasis on HR - Top 10

  • 1st - Cornell University
  • 2nd - Northcentral University
  • 3rd - University of Toronto
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Sauder School of Business
  • University Of Alberta
  • University Of Maryland
  • Walden University
  • University Of Washington
  • Wisconsin University

Ph.D. Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development - Top 10

  • 1st - Benedictine University
  • 2nd - Pepperdine University
  • 3rd - Alliant International University
  • Brandman University
  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Bethel University
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Fordham University
  • The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology
  • Northcentral University

Corporate

Best Corporate University - Top 15

  • 1st - G4S North America
  • 2nd - iQor
  • 3rd - Sitel in Collaboration with Learning Tribes
  • PVH Corp.
  • Monarch Beverage, Inc. in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc.
  • Children's Home Association of Illinois
  • North West Georgia Public Health
  • Jive Communications, Inc.
  • Aptargroup, Inc.
  • QS/1 Data Systems in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • ENMAX Corporation
  • Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • First Bank Nigeria Limited
  • MarksNelson, LLC. in Collaboration with BizLibrary

Best Customer Service Leadership Training Program - Top 10

  • 1st - Synchrony Financial
  • 2nd - Regional Steel Products, Inc.
  • 3rd - Acticall-Sitel group in Collaboration with Learning Tribes
  • Rogers Communications, Inc. in Collaboration with Axonify
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • AJ Management in Collaboration with Smart Games Club
  • Wetzel's Pretzels, LLC. in Collaboration with The Write People Design Company
  • National Drug Screening, Inc.
  • Choptank Transport, Inc.
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Best Executive Coaching Program - Top 15

  • 1st - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • 2nd - Fidelity National Title Group
  • 3rd - PVH Corp.
  • Toromont Cat
  • ADP, LLC.
  • Mood Media Corporation
  • iQor
  • Life's WORC
  • Stepan Company in Collaboration with Valarie Willis Consulting
  • Rogers Communications, Inc.
  • Asurion, LLC.
  • NALEO Educational Fund in Collaboration with Tiana Sanchez International, LLC.
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • ENMAX Corporation in Collaboration with Breakthrough Consulting
  • Havas Worldwide

Best Experienced / Senior Leaders Program - Top 15

  • 1st - Zenefits
  • 2nd - G4S North America
  • 3rd - CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer
  • Ceridian HCM
  • Micron Technology
  • Gables Residential Services, Inc.
  • Aetna, Inc. in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • LifeWorks
  • St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • Dentons
  • Sage Hospitality Resources
  • Sanofi Bangladesh Limited
  • Hunt, Guillot & Associates, LLC. (HGA) in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • Opportunity Partners, Inc.

Best First Time Manager Program - Top 20

  • 1st - Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • 2nd - Watco Companies, LLC. in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • 3rd - Toromont Cat
  • Synchrony Financial
  • Verizon in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • Gables Residential Services, Inc.
  • Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.
  • Kotak Life Insurance, Ltd.
  • Personnel Board Of Jefferson County
  • Mood Media Corporation
  • Teel Plastics, Inc. in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
  • Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
  • Medtronic
  • TSYS
  • NB Power
  • The CCS Companies
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  • Jobs2careers
  • Loeb Consulting Group, LLC.

Best Global / International Leadership Program - Top 20

  • 1st - Dell, Inc.
  • 2nd - IBM Corporation
  • 3rd - CA Technologies
  • Acumen Learning
  • PVH Corp.
  • Relief International
  • iQor
  • NatureSweet Tomatoes, Ltd.
  • Dentons
  • Webster University
  • Medtronic
  • Relief International
  • Aptargroup, Inc.
  • Capgemini U.S. LLC.
  • Brown-Forman Corporation
  • Sanofi in Collaboration with DDI
  • Mountain America Credit Union in Collaboration with Becoming Your Best Global Leadership
  • Sabre, Inc.
  • Magic Memories Group (UK), Ltd.
  • MasterCard International, Inc.

Best Mentoring Program - Top 20

  • 1st - Fidelity National Title Group
  • 2nd - Cigna Corporation
  • 3rd - Ceridian HCM
  • Acticall-Sitel group in Collaboration with Learning Tribes
  • Gallagher Benefits, Inc.
  • BAYADA Home Health Care
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College
  • ADP, LLC.
  • Dimension Data
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Stepan Company in Collaboration with Valarie Willis Consulting
  • West Corporation
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Emory University
  • St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • Conductix-Wampfler in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • Capgemini US
  • GL Group, Inc.

Best Sales Leadership Program (non-store/restaurant) - Top 10

  • 1st - Ceridian HCM
  • 2nd - PwC Canada
  • 3rd - National Drug Screening, Inc
  • Kotak Life Insurance, Ltd.
  • Sitel-ToysRUs in Collaboration with Learning Tribes
  • Moen, Inc.
  • Schlumberger, Ltd. in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • Sanofi Bangladesh Limited
  • Coca-Cola Amatil
  • The E.W. Scripps Company

Best Social Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing - Top 15

  • 1st - PwC Canada
  • 2nd - Sanford Health
  • 3rd - Webster University
  • Moen, Inc.
  • Deltek, Inc.
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College
  • Azimuth Corporation
  • Children's Home Association of Illinois
  • Efes Kazakhstan JSC FE
  • Sage Hospitality Resources
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • NB Power
  • Conductix-Wampfler
  • Daishowa-Marubeni Int. Ltd., Peace River Pulp Division
  • Itv Network

Best Store / Restaurant Management Program - Top 10

  • 1st - Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.
  • 2nd - Wetzel's Pretzels, LLC. in Collaboration with The Write People Design Company
  • 3rd - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
  • Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Verizon in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • Express Stores LLC
  • Great Clips
  • TJX Companies
  • Massage Envy
  • Bloomingdale's

Best Third-Party Channel Partner / Customer Training Program - Top 10

  • 1st - Kotak Life Insurance, Ltd.
  • 2nd - NAPA in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • 3rd - Crestcom International, LLC.
  • Choptank Transport, Inc.
  • Saint Leo University
  • KeenAlignment
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • HR Partner
  • Grovo
  • Maxwell Foundation

Best Train the Trainer Program - Top 10

  • 1st - Zenefits
  • 2nd - iQor
  • 3rd- NatureSweet Tomatoes, Ltd.
  • Kotak Life Insurance, Ltd.
  • NGA Human Resources
  • Serco, Inc.
  • RK Stratman in Collaboration with BizLibrary
  • Archdiocese of Chicago in Collaboration with My Catholic Faith Delivered
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Jobs2careers

Best Use of a Learning Management System - Top 10

  • 1st - Dimension Data
  • 2nd - Axonify, Inc.
  • 3rd - Mountain America Credit Union in Collaboration with Becoming Your Best Global Leadership
  • Saint Leo University
  • Relief International
  • Mood Media Corporation
  • NatureSweet Tomatoes, Ltd.
  • Sitel in Collaboration with Learning Tribes
  • Epworth HealthCare in Collaboration with D2L Learning
  • Azimuth Corporation

Best Use of Classroom / Traditional Training - Top 15

  • 1st - Cigna Corporation
  • 2nd - Kotak Life Insurance, Ltd.
  • 3rd - PVH Corp.
  • Biltmore Hotel
  • Gables Residential Services, Inc.
  • Mood Media Corporation
  • City Of Lynchburg
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Roche-Genentech in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • Efes Kazakhstan JSC FE
  • GL Group, Inc.
  • Spire, Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

Best Use of Mobile Technology - Top 10

  • 1st - Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • 2nd - Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.
  • 3rd - Dimension Data
  • Waters Corporation in Collaboration with DDI
  • Archdiocese of Cincinnati in Collaboration with My Catholic Faith Delivered
  • Praxair, Inc.
  • St. Baldrick's Foundation in Collaboration with Tiana Sanchez International, LLC
  • Pella Windows and Doors in Collaboration with CD2 Learning
  • Laureate Education
  • JDA Software Group

Best Use of Simulations - Top 10

  • 1st - CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer
  • 2nd - CA Technologies
  • 3rd - Sitel-ToysRUs
  • Sabre, Inc.
  • Micron Technology
  • Efes Kazakhstan JSC FE
  • Excella Consulting in Collaboration with FMP Consulting
  • Daishowa-Marubeni Int. Ltd., Peace River Pulp Division
  • Laureate Education
  • American Paint Horse Association in Collaboration with CD2 Learning

Best Use of Team Building - Top 15

  • 1st - Regional Steel Products, Inc.
  • 2nd - Sanford Health
  • 3rd - FitCurves Latvia in Collaboration with Smart Games Club
  • Humana, Inc.
  • GL Group, Inc.
  • St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners
  • Brookfield Residential Properties, Inc.
  • NB Power
  • NatureSweet Tomatoes, Ltd.
  • Spire, Inc.
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Inktel Contact Center Solutions in Collaboration with Buenavista Digital Partners
  • iQor
  • ENMAX Corporation
  • Medinah Country Club in Collaboration with HR Boost

Innovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs - Top 25

  • 1st - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • 2nd - PVH Corp.
  • 3rd - Gallagher Benefits, Inc.
  • Humana, Inc.
  • Paycom Software, Inc.
  • Biltmore Hotel
  • Verizon in Collaboration with Acumen Learning
  • iQor
  • LifeWorks
  • Gables Residential Services, Inc.
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Emory University
  • Bridgestone Americas, Inc. in Collaboration with Franklin Covey
  • Deltek, Inc.
  • Erie Insurance
  • Jefferson Health
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
  • State of Tennessee Department of Human Resources
  • Jive Communications, Inc.
  • PVH Corp.
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • TSYS
  • The CCS Companies
  • Brown-Forman

Top Leadership Partner - Top 25

  • 1st - The Secretan Center Inc.
  • 2nd - VitalSmarts
  • 3rd - Franklin Covey
  • Verus Global
  • Align4Profit, Inc.
  • LeaderSource SGA
  • NCMS - North Carolina Medical Society
  • Leadership Management International, Inc.
  • Acumen Learning
  • Crestcom
  • Valarie Willis Consulting
  • Ansrsource
  • Integral Leadership & Coaching
  • Symphonia of South Africa
  • Insite Strategist
  • Exude, Inc.
  • FlashPoint Leadership Consulting
  • Student Shelter In Computers
  • Experience to Lead
  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • The L Group
  • Sterling Talent Solutions
  • Breakthrough Consulting
  • TalentC - People Services, Inc.
  • Charisma TDC