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.


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