Local Sandler Training Firm Wins International Platinum Award

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Sandler Training in Chattanooga won a Platinum Award—one of the highest honors awarded by Sandler Corporate—at November’s annual international conference, recognizing the local business as one of the top performers of the year.

The Chattanooga office, owned by Lisa Nausley, was recognized for reaching one of the highest business performance levels of all Sandler Training businesses worldwide.

“I am so proud of our team. We are passionate about what we do, and this award is an acknowledgement of our work to help our clients succeed in today’s marketplace,” said Ms. Nausley. “The Sandler Training method is well respected in the industry, and our clients appreciate the positive impact on their people and their bottom lines.”

Dan and Lisa Nausley opened the local Sandler Training office in 2008 and brought Jennie Hobbs on board in 2012 as Senior VP of Training and Development. In addition to training and consulting services, the firm is certified in behavioral assessments that aid employers during the hiring process, help create development paths for management and offer insights used for employee team building.

Sandler Training is an international training organization with more than 250 offices and 500 trainers and consultants worldwide. The firm specializes in management, leadership, sales and customer service training developed by founder David Sandler, considered one of the most innovative sales trainers in America. The Sandler curriculum and its novel “reinforcement training” concept have been adopted by more than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies and has been named the number-one management and sales training program 10 times by Entrepreneur Magazine.


LBMC Technology Solutions Named To Intacct President's Club

LBMC Technology Solutions, LLC, a business software and technology consulting firm, and a member of the LBMC Family of Companies, has been named to Intacct’s 2015 President's Club.   Intacct, a provider of best-in-class cloud ERP software, awards this sales and customer satisfaction award annually to its top-performing channel partners, recognized value added resellers and ... (click for more)

Tennessee July Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

County unemployment rates for July 2015, released Thursday, show the rates increased in 53 counties, decreased in 21, and remained the same in 21 counties. Specific county information for July is available here . Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in July at 4.9 percent, unchanged from June. Knox County was 5.4 percent in July, up from 5.3 the previous ... (click for more)

City, County To Spend Up To $300,000 To Improve Moccasin Bend Police Firing Range

The city and county will spend up to $300,000 to upgrade the police firing range at Moccasin Bend. The city and county earlier had made plans for an indoor firing range on E. 11th Street that would have cost over $3 million, but the plug was later pulled on that idea. Officials said a new portable building will be transported to the Moccasin Bend site. The project also ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Takes New Cost-Cutting Measures

Hutcheson Medical Center has announced new cost-cutting measures as it tries to stop ongoing losses. A trustee has asked that the Fort Oglethorpe hospital's bankruptcy process be dissolved, saying it has accumulated over $5 million in debt during the 10 months it has been in bankruptcy. The board of directors for Hutcheson Medical Center voted Wednesday evening to suspend ... (click for more)

Vote To Save Graduate Medical Education Funding

As a resident physician at UT College of Medicine Chattanooga, I know first-hand the impact Medicare financing for Graduate Medical Education has on physician education and access to care for patients in our community and communities all over the country.  GME funding provides medical school graduates the opportunity to complete the required years of clinical residency training ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Quaker Oats & Stuff

Some genius in the Quaker Oats marketing department came up with a novel idea last summer with the theme: “What if you had the chance to do something you have always wanted to do … but you had to start today?” Somehow Michael Hope and his family – that includes three children – got to be interviewed and, when his 10-year-old daughter Lauren was asked, she said she always wanted ... (click for more)