Training Announces Winners of Its 2013 Emerging Training Leaders Awards

Training recognizes 25 training professionals who have been in the industry for two to 10 years and have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, business savvy, and training instincts.

Minneapolis (March 28, 2013)Training magazine named the winners of its 2013 Emerging Training Leaders awards, recognizing 25 training professionals who have been in the industry for two to 10 years and have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, business savvy, and training instincts. These executives will be profiled in the May/June 2013 issue of Training magazine and online at www.trainingmag.com, and they will be honored at an awards ceremony in February 2014 at the Training 2014 Conference & Expo, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.

The Emerging Training Leaders awards program replaced the five-year-old Top Young Trainerawards program. All Emerging Training Leader candidates had to be nominated by co-workers or industry peers.

Training Editorial Advisory Board members and the editor-in-chief judged the nearly 80 nominations and chose the 25 winners based on the following factors:

  • Must be in the training industry for a minimum of two years but no more than 10 years
  • Took on at least one new responsibility in the last year
  • Successfully led a large-scale training/learning and development initiative within the last year that required management/leadership of a group of people and resulted in the achievement of a corporate strategic goal (with results provided for Kirkpatrick Levels 1-4)
  • Demonstrates specific leadership qualities
  • Has the potential to lead the Training or Learning & Development function at an organization in the next one to 10 years

The judges included: Brent Bloom, Senior Director, Global Talent & Development, KLA-Tencor Corporation; Cyndi Bruce, Executive Director, KPMG Business School – U.S.; Jim Federico, Sr. Director in SMSG Readiness, Microsoft Corporation; Daniel J. Goepp, Managing Director, Learning & Development, PwC; Craig Gill, Director, Development Center of Expertise, Deloitte Services LP; Vicente Gonzalez, Learning and Development, Booz Allen Hamilton; Raymond D. Green, CEO, Paradigm Learning, Inc.; Michael S. Hamilton, Chief Learning & Development Officer, and Alison Hooker, Chief Talent Development Officer, Ernst & Young; Bruce I. Jones, Programming Director, Disney Institute; Donald Keller, Chief Learning Officer and Vice President, Global Education & Development, SCC Soft Computer; Diana Oreck, VP, Global Learning & Leadership Center, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company; Ann Schulte, Director/Global Practice Leader, Procter & Gamble; Ross Tartell, Manager, Learning & Development – North America, GE Capital Real Estate; Kevin Wilde, VP, Organization Effectiveness and Chief Learning Officer, General Mills, Inc.; and Lorri Freifeld, Editor-in-Chief, Training magazine.

“We received a strong crop of nominees for this first-time awards program,” says Lorri Freifeld, editor-in-chief, Training magazine. “It was a challenge to choose only 25 winners. We appreciate all the time and effort the nominators put into their nominations and salute the 2013 Emerging Training Leaders for their stellar results and impressive leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, coaching, empowerment, innovation, and strategic thinking.”

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Training is a 49-year-old professional development magazine written for training, human resources and business management professionals in all industries that advocate training and workforce development as a business tool. Training also produces world-class conferences, expositions, and digital products that focus on job-related, employer-sponsored training and education in the working world. Training is published by Lakewood Media Group.

Trainingmagazine 2013 Emerging Training Leaders

Amy K. Alexy

Director, Learning and Talent Development, North American Tire

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

 

Abdallah Aljurf

Training and Development Senior Specialist

National Water Company- Saudi Arabia

 

Lindsay Donaire

Associate Director, Learning & Development

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.

 

Jamie Goodman

Director, Learning

Marriott International

 

Heather Greenberg

Senior Manager, Partner & Leadership Development

PwC

 

Elizabeth Hannon

IT Training Manager

Accretive Health, Inc.

 

Charles L.C. Ho

Manager, Quality & Staff Wellness Training

MTR Corporation Limited

 

Amber Israelsen

Manager, Global Learning and Development

Avanade Inc.

 

Marita Jones

Senior Training and Instructional Design

Paychex, Inc.

 

Elizabeth Lynn Kinder

Senior Training Specialist

Bankers Life and Casualty Company

 

Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick

President

Kirkpatrick Partners, LLC

 

Rachel Gober-Klemens

Manager, Training & Development

CHG Healthcare Services

 

Joe Knytych

Director, Leadership & Professional Development

Health Care Service Corporation

 

Kara Lachance

Director of Learning

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

 

Christine Marciano

Commercial Lines Training Consultant

Allied Insurance

 

Julia Mayer

Associate Director, Learning Services

PPD

 

Pratap Mishra

Group Manager – Learning & Development

HCL Technologies Ltd

 

Jacob Pantoja

Instructional Designer

Vanguard

 

Dave Rubenstein

Senior Director, Learning

Coldwell Banker Real Estate

 

Cheryl Dillon Swann

Vice President of Clinical Services

Care2Learn

 

Matthew G. Valencius

Instructional Design Manager, Center for Advanced Learning

IBM

 

Grant Velie

Learning and Development Manager

Farmers Insurance

 

Mark Wilson

Senior Manager - Human Resource Development 

Cincinnati Bell Telephone

 

Annie Yukish

Consultant

Think Up Consulting

 

Borys Zhalilo

Business Trainer/Consultant

Solutions2b LLC

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