VitalSmarts Announces Seven Premier Associates for 2012

Training leader recognizes its most valuable partners

January 25, 2013—Provo, UT—VitalSmarts, a leader in corporate training and organizational performance, announced today its list of Premier Associates who are recognized for achieving top revenue and sales targets in their respective markets in 2012. That list includes seven of the Company’s 18 licensed resellers located across the United States and Canada. Premier Associates are:

  • Vital Skills International, serving the State of Michigan
  • Southam Consulting, serving Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio
  • Executive Forum, serving the State of Colorado
  • Insight Management Consulting, serving Baltimore, Maryland and surrounding counties
  • Michael Quinlan, Inc, serving Chicago, Illinois
  • Richard J. Lee Consulting, serving the San Francisco Bay Area, California
  • PeopleSmart Solutions, serving the States of Utah, Idaho and Nevada

Each of these companies is the exclusive VitalSmarts Associate for their respective regions. They train and consult with leaders and organizations in their areas through VitalSmarts line of award-winning training programs, which include Crucial Conversations®, Crucial Confrontations®, Influencer®, and Change Anything™ Training.

Andrew Shimberg, CEO of VitalSmarts, said partnership with the Premier Associates is an integral part of the Company’s overall success.

“These Associates are part of the VitalSmarts family,” said Shimberg. “It is a privilege to recognize the exemplary effort and dedication of their teams. Their success in their local markets parallels the success we are seeing on a global scale. The demand and relevance of VitalSmarts training products is increasing around the world.”

About VitalSmarts
An innovator in corporate training and organizational performance, VitalSmarts is home to multiple training offerings, including the award-winning Crucial Conversations®, Crucial Confrontations®, Influencer®, and Change Anything™ Training. Each course improves key organizational outcomes by focusing on high-leverage skills and behavior-change strategies. The Company also has four New York Times best-selling books: Crucial Conversations, Crucial Confrontations, Influencer, and Change Anything. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies, trained more than 800,000 people worldwide and been named by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in America for eight consecutive years. www.vitalsmarts.com

Note to editor: Andrew Shimberg, CEO of VitalSmarts, is available for interview.

CONTACT: Laura Potter of VitalSmarts, L.C. +1-801-510-7590, or lpotter@vitalsmarts.com.


Welcome to VitalSmarts.com

VitalSmarts and Vital Skills International of Michigan are pleased to announce a new era in their joint service to the Michigan market. As of February 28, VitalSmarts has acquired the Vital Skills business and will maintain the presence of a Michigan-based office to provide you with streamlined and enhanced customer support.

We look forward to working with you!
If you have any questions, please email Josh Boyd at jboyd at vitalsmarts dot com.