2014 Leadership Awards from Dale Carnegie Training Tampa Bay

Tampa, FL, January 15, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay is pleased to announce the recognition of 6 Tampa Bay Organizations which received the Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay Leadership Award for 2014. These organizations demonstrated strong core values, excellent leadership and effective communication as an organization to qualify for this award.

Organizations are evaluated each year by the internal consultants and Rick Gallegos, CEO of Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay to select firms that qualify for this award. Recognition was given to: Bankers Financial Corp., award accepted by Shelby Moreno, Bausch & Lomb, award accepted by Nicole Ferrari, ConnectWise, award accepted by Michelle Griffin, Joint Special Operations University Course Director, award accepted by Steve Coker, The Center for the Advancement of Health IT, award accepted by Chantal Laperle, and LabTech Software, award accepted by John Walker.

The Leadership Awards were presented by Rick J. Gallegos, President and CEO of Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay. "These organizations believe that by developing their team members, they are able to create outstanding results. They have built outstanding business cultures through their commitment to their people." The Dale Carnegie Leadership Award honors companies dedicated to the philosophy that their people are as important to the overall success of their organization as any technology, patent or business strategy. These businesses are committed to improving their organizational performance by developing their people. The award criteria includes recognition as an industry leader or benchmark entity, having a strategic plan that includes driving performance via professional development, and sustaining that commitment.

About Bankers Financial Corp.
With a clear vision toward the future, Bankers’ leaders have negotiated the ever-changing needs of the consumer market and addressed them, head on, with innovative products and services. Now organized into three primary lines of business, the Bankers family of companies stays true to its mission of ensuring dreams and securing tomorrows, for individuals and businesses across the country. For more information visit www.bankersfinancialcorp.com

About Bausch + Lomb
Bausch + Lomb Pharmaceuticals has a manufacturing plant located in Tampa, Florida that specializes in the development and manufacture of products for pharmaceutical companies. We are currently working with some of the largest pharmaceutical and biological companies in the world.

The Tampa site is a state of the art facility capable of manufacturing sterile and non-sterile solutions, suspensions, ointments, gels, creams, nasals, and injectables. The manufacturing facility is one of the largest in the US for multiple product formulations. This site also has an excellent compliance history with national and international regulatory agencies: FDA, EPA, OSHA, and EU Authorities. For more information please visit www.bausch.com.

About ConnectWise
Made for companies that sell, service, and support technology, ConnectWise is the #1 business management platform worldwide. Today, more than 90,000 users rely on ConnectWise to achieve greater accountability, operational efficiency, and profitability. Leveraging the cloud, the platform fully integrates business-process automation, help desk and customer service, sales, marketing, project management, and business analytics that dramatically streamline a company's operations. ConnectWise also gives its users access to a powerful network of ideas, experts, and solutions. A veteran in the technology services industry, ConnectWise has been the premier business management platform for technology companies for more than 15 years. For more information, visit www.ConnectWise.com

About JSOU Training
The Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) resides at MacDill Air Force Base, FL. With active duty, reserve, and civilian faculty members from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, JSOU delivers unique SOF educational opportunities through in residence courses and integration of SOF curriculum with service Professional Military Education Schools. For more information please visit: www.jsou.socom.mil

About The Center for the Advancement of Health IT
The Center for the Advancement of Health IT (AHIT) is a program of Community Health Centers Alliance and a federally funded Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) designated by Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator to provide vendor-neutral technical assistance, guidance, and information on best practices to support and accelerate providers efforts to become "meaningful users" of certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. For more information please visit: www.chcalliance.org

About LabTech Software
LabTech Software is the developer of the only remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform developed for IT service providers by IT service providers. Designed and developed by system administrators with years of experience in the IT services industry, LabTech's focus is to drive the power of IT automation. This affordable agent-based platform closely emulates what technicians do in the field by performing IT support and management tasks and processes remotely, efficiently and non-intrusively. LabTech is the most powerful, feature-rich and widely-sought RMM platform in the IT service provider space today. For more information please visit www.labtechsoftware.com

About Dale Carnegie Training®
Dale Carnegie Training® partners with middle market and large corporations as well as organizations to produce measurable business results by improving the performance of employees with emphasis on leadership, sales, team building and interpersonal relations, customer service, public speaking and presentations and other essential management skills. The courses are available in 30 languages throughout the world; they cover the entire United States and reach over 85 countries. Dale Carnegie Training® includes as its clients 400 of the Fortune 500 companies. Approximately eight million people have experienced Dale Carnegie Training®.

Dale Carnegie’s corporate specialists work with individuals, groups and organizations to design solutions that unleash your employees’ potential, enabling your organization to reach the next level of performance. Dale Carnegie Training® offers public courses, seminars and workshops, as well as in-house customized training, corporate assessments, online learning and one-on-one coaching.

Dale Carnegie Training® is offered locally by Rick J. Gallegos & Associates, Inc. Rick Gallegos serves on the Executive Board of the CEO Council as Vice Chairman (2013) and serves with the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay is the 2008 Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year winner. Rick J. Gallegos & Associates, Inc., is the Dale Carnegie Training® franchise for the Tampa Bay counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando.

For more information about Dale Carnegie Training®, please contact 813-288-8778 or visit www.tampabay.dalecarnegie.com
Rick J. Gallegos & Associates
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