Our ShoutOUTs

Last Updated Wednesday, October 19, 2016

To kick off our annual Exchange held at Hamburger University each fall, we have fun sharing ShoutOUTs for our members with special recognition. Given time constraints with our programming and not being able to recognize everyone, the purpose of this online resource is continue ShoutOUTs recognition for our current members.

Have a ShoutOUT to share? Please share on Twitter using #execlearn, our conference Twitter hashtag, in your tweet.


2016 Chicagoland Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange

In 2016,
Our Chicagoland Learning Leader
featured on the cover of CLO magazine:

OCT: Judy Whitcomb, Vi

2016 Chicagoland Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange

Chicagoland Learning Leaders LearningElite 2016 Winners:

# 1* - Accenture / 2015-2016 Winner's Circle
# 3 - Vi
#14 - BCBS-IL (HCSC)
#15 - Aon
#36 - Sears Holdings
#67 - Baker Tilly

2016 Chicagoland Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange

Chicagoland & SE-WI Learning Leaders Training 2016 Top 125:

# 34 - Aon
# 40 - Northwestern Mutual
# 61 - Baker Tilly
# 71 - Vi
# 80 - Discover
#104 - CVS

Casey Coffman

Recognized by Training Magazine's 2015 Emerging Training Leaders:

Casey Coffman, CVS

Josh Smith

Recognized by Training Magazine's 2015 Emerging Training Leaders:

Joe Knytych, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Arlene Salas 2015-16 NEIU Scholarship Winner

Executive Learning Exchange’s Chicagoland Learning Leaders RightStart4Kids Scholarship

Arlene Salas
2015-2016 WINNER awarded $700

Application Deadline was Sept 28, 2015 for a Northeastern Illinois University undergraduate, minority student majoring in Human Resources Development.

To learn more about NEIU's HR Development B.A. & M.A. programs, click here.

Aaron Olson's new book

In 2015,
Our Chicagoland Learning Leader
featured on the cover of CLO magazine:

SEP: Aaron Olson, Aon

Accenture-CLO Awards

Chicagoland Learning Leaders LearningElite Winner's Circle

2015-2016 Accenture

2015 LearningElite2015 Winners

Chicagoland Learning Leaders LearningElite 2015 Winners:

# 1* - Accenture / 2015-2016 Winner's Circle
# 7 - Vi
#11 - Walgreens
#17 - Yum!
#41 - Sears Holdings
#62 - Aon

2015 Top 125 Winners

Chicagoland & SE-WI Learning Leaders Training 2015 Top 125:

#11 - Northwestern Mutual
#25 - Walgreens
#26 - BCBS-IL (HCSC)
#42 - McDonald's
#53 - Discover
#73 - Vi

2015 Brandon Hall Winners

BrandonHall Excellence in Talent Management Awards
Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized in 2015


Creating a Learning Strategy
Custom Content
Learning Measurement
Learning Technology Implementations
Learning Team
Innovative Learning & Development Program

2015 Brandon Hall Winners

BrandonHall Excellence in Learning Awards
Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized in 2015


Games & Simulations
Performance Support & Social/Collaborative Learning
Innovative Talent Management Program
Excellence in Sales Performance
Excellence in Leadership Development
Recruitment Marking & Employer Branding Program

2014-15 NEIU Scholarship Winner

Executive Learning Exchange’s Chicagoland Learning Leaders RightStart4Kids Scholarship

Yasmine Ramirez
2014-2015 WINNER awarded $600

Application Deadline was Sept 12, 2014 for a Northeastern Illinois University undergraduate, minority student majoring in Human Resources Development.

To print the 2014 application for this scholarship on NEIU's website, click here.

2014-2 CLO magazine

In 2014,
THREE Chicagoland Learning Leaders
featured on the cover of CLO magazine:

JAN: Karen Kocher, Cigna

FEB: Pamela Puryear, Hospira

JUN: Dan Bielenberg, Accenture

2014-3 LearningElite

Chicagoland Learning Leaders LearningElite 2014 Winners:

# 1 - Accenture
# 2 - McDonald's
#12 - Deloitte
#14 - Vi
#26 - Walgreens

Editor's Choice Awards: Business Performance Results: Accenture, Leadership Commitment: McDonald's Best Small Company: Vi

2014-4 Top 125

Chicagoland Learning Leaders Training 2014 Top 125:

#  7 - McDonald's
#12 - BCBS-IL (HCSC)
#35 - Walgreens
#47 - Northwestern Mutual
#67 - Discover
#67 - Vi

2014-5 Learning!100

Chicagoland Learning Leaders Learning! 100:

Vi
Manpower
Cricket Wireless
UL
Rotary International

Learning! 100 are annual awards from Elearning! Media Group recognizing excellence in learning across enterprises that invest in a truly immersive learning culture.

2014-7 BHG Learning Awards

BrandonHall Excellence in Learning Awards
Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized in 2014


Best Custom Content
Best in Competencies & Skill Development
Best in Learning Strategy and Governance
Best in Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation
Best Use of Blended Learning
Best Use of Games & fSimulations or Learning

2014-7 BHG Learning Awards

BrandonHall Excellence in Learning Awards
More categories Accenture was recognized in 2014


Best in Learning Technology Implementations:
Best Results of a Learning Program:
Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning:
Best Use of Video for Learning:

Joe Knytych-- CLLC2013 Recognizing Leaders

Recognized by Training Magazine's 2013 Emerging Training Leaders:

Joe Knytych, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

WFC Award Winners-- CLLC2013 Recognizing Leaders

Learning Leaders recognized by WorkforceChicago 2013 Awards:

  • Aon

  • Vi

* Vi was also #4 on Learning! 100's 2013 Top Learning Organizations

CLO LearningElite Awards-- CLLC2013 Recognizing Leaders

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized by LearningElite 2013 Awards:

    #  2 - McDonald's
    #  8 - Accenture
    #14 - Vi
    #22 - Deloitte

Editor's Choice Awards: Learning Execution: Accenture & Best Small Company: Vi

Training Magazine's 2013 Top 125

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized by Training Magazine's 2013 Top 125:

#18 - Health Care Service Corporation
#24 - McDonald's
#33 - Grant Thornton
#65 - Discover
#75 - Vi

ASTD BEST-- CLLC2013 Recognizing Leaders

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized by ASTD 2013 BEST Awards:
    BMO
    Cigna
    Health Care Service Corporation

Excellence in Practice Award winners recognized at the ASTD International Conference & Exposition 2013 Awards Fair:
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

CCASTD President-Elect:
    Joe Tota (Caveo Learning)

Bersin WhatWorks Awards

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized in 2013 Bersin by Deloitte's WhatWorks Awards(R):

  • Accenture

  • BMO

BHG Excellence Awards

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized in 2013 by Brandon Hall Group:

Accenture
Allstate
Cigna
Deloitte
The Regis Company
United
Walgreens

CLO LearningInPractice Awards

Learning Leaders recognized by 2013 Chief Learning Officer's Learning In Practice Awards:

   Academic Partnerships - U of P, Silver

   Community Service - Bellevue University, Silver & U of P, Bronze

   Content - EBSCO, Bronze

2013 RightStart4Kids CLO/CTO Fundraising Dinner

We had an amazing turnout for our 4th annual 2013 CLO/CTO Fundraising Dinner benefiting Project Good Hearts (16-JUN-2013) hosted by RightStart4Kids to Project Good Hearts as we rolled up our sleeves to help raise funding to donate $25,000 to Project Good Hearts--Every $2,500 provides a child with a new heart & second chance of life.

11th Annual Chicagoland Learning Leaders Conference

Recognized by Training Magazine's 2012 Top Young Trainers:

   Kami Bond, GE Healthcare

11th Annual Chicagoland Learning Leaders Conference

Learning Leaders recognized by WorkforceChicago 2012 Awards:

  • Brunswick

  • Tasty Catering

11th Annual Chicagoland Learning Leaders Conference

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized by LearningElite 2012 Awards:

    #  4 - Accenture
    #  5 - McDonald's
    #13 - Vi
    #14 - Discover
    #39 - Health Care Service Corporation

11th Annual Chicagoland Learning Leaders Conference

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized by Training Magazine's 2012 Top 125:

   #  5 - McDonald's
   #32 - Grant Thornton
   #48 - Health Care Service Corporation
   #79 - Discover
   #86 - NIIT
   #98 - Vi

11th Annual Chicagoland Learning Leaders Conference

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized by ASTD 2012 BEST Awards:
   Cigna
   Deloitte
   Health Care Service Corporation

CCASTD President-Elect:
   Joe Tota (Caveo Learning)

CLLC2012RecognizingLeaders-BersinWhatWorks

Chicagoland Learning Leaders recognized in 2012 by Bersin & Associates WhatWorks Awards(R):

  • Accenture

  • Grant Thornton

  • KnowledgeAdvisors

CLO_LearningInPractice

Learning Leaders recognized by 2012 Chief Learning Officer's Learning In Practice Awards:
   Collaboration - McDonald's Corporation, Gold
   Strategy - Karen Kocher (Cigna), Bronze
   Strategy - Diana Halfer (Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago), Bronze
   Academic Partnerships - Bellevue University, Gold
   Community Service - U of P, Silver
   Content - EBSCO, Bronze
   Simulations & Gaming - The Regis Company, Gold
   Social Learning - Skillsoft, Gold
   Vendor Partnership - HBSP, Gold
   Vendor Partnership - Intre pid Learning, Bronze

Dinner Guests at the 2012 CLO/CTO Fundraising Dinner benefiting One Acre Fund

We had an amazing turnout for our 3rd annual CLO/CTO Fundraising Dinner benefiting One Acre Fund (26-JUN-2012) hosted by Harry Kraemer to roll up our sleeves to help raise funding to donate $18,000 to OAF -- enough to enable 150 One Acre Fund (OAF) families of six for one year to grow crops, repay the loan, and enable the next family and so on to many more!

2012 SPRING OAF 6-Month Results

  • Grew from 75,000 farm families to 130,000, serving 520,000+ children.
  • 11th harvest, take-home farm income increased 100% per acre, with 98% of farmers repaying program fees.
  • Covered 82% of our field costs through farmer repayments.

 
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