Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By James Sartain
Categories: Leadership

Pictured with their five awards are (left to right), Joseph Arner, Director of Saint Leo University’s Office of Professional Development, Liz Yourkievitz, CODA Associate Partner; Jim Sartain, CODA Principal Partner. Not pictured: Kathy Davanzo, CODA Principal Partner and Michele Norris, CODA Associate Partner.

Each year,’s LEAD Awards celebrate the best applications and internally designed leadership development programs from organizations around the world . Past winners have included Fortune 500s, small-start-ups, and everything in between.  We are pleased to announce that CODA’s yearlong leadership development program at Saint Leo University (Leadership Saint Leo) placed first in one category and placed in the top six of five additional categories out of a candidate pool of over 500 entrants.

  • 1st Place—Third Party Channel Partner/Training Program
  • 2nd Place—Best Use of Executive Coaching
  • 4th Place—Best Use of Team Building
  • 5th Place—Best Mentoring Program
  • 6th Place—Best Experienced/Senior Leaders Program

CODA would like to thank its long-term training partner, Saint Leo University, for the opportunity to design and deliver this program over the past 12 years.  On April 7th, the thirteenth Saint Leo University cohort started their journey with us.  We look forward to the continued success of this important program.

To view all the 2016 LEAD award recipients, please click here.


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