Innovative Learning Group CEO Lisa Toenniges has received a Best of MichBusiness award in the category of Transformative Leaders.

“I’m honored to have received this award,” says Lisa. “The past 14 years have been phenomenal. I’ve enjoyed growing ILG into a sustainable, profitable company, and collaborating with the 22 individuals who have helped ILG achieve its success.”

As a leader, Lisa created a vision of where she wants the company to go and has translated that vision in a way that people understand what they need to do at an individual level. She is a firm believer that more companies need to recognize the importance of investing in the growth and development of their employees.

“By committing resources to this important effort, companies are essentially increasing a critical asset of their organizations,” she says. “As companies develop their talent, more Michigan businesses will thrive, and Michigan will continue on the road to economic prosperity.”As a recognized leader in corporate training and performance improvement, ILG serves more than 160 clients from 35 different industries. The company’s numerous accolades for its business achievements include making the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2016.

The Best of MichBusiness Awards honor the companies and individuals that make Michigan a great place to explore, connect, and thrive. Awards were distributed at the 2018 Best of MichBusiness Awards and Gala held on Nov. 29 at the MGM Grand in Detroit.

A performance-first learning company, Innovative Learning Group, Inc. creates custom training and tools that help employees of Fortune 1000 companies do their jobs more effectively. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, ILG is a privately held, certified Women’s Business Enterprise founded in 2004 by CEO Lisa Toenniges.