North Highland Receives ATD Best Award

Oct. 16, 2018 (ATLANTA) – Management consulting firm North Highland is pleased to announce that the firm was awarded a 2018 BEST award from the Association for Talent Development (ATD). The firm is one of 45 organizations from Australia, Canada, China, India, Korea, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United States to be honored by this award.

ATD’s BEST Award is the talent development industry’s most rigorous and coveted recognition. The global program recognizes organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through talent development.

“We are honored to be recognized by ATD as a leader in talent development,” said Michelle Resnick, Chief Learning Officer. “This award is a testament to our passion for learning and empowering employees with the tools they need to drive success and help clients reach their organizational goals.”

“These 45 organizations are driving impact and solving business challenges through talent development practices, and they are doing it in innovative ways,” said Tony Bingham, ATD president and CEO. “Senior leaders in these organizations understand the critical strategic role learning has, and they are committed to investing in the growth and development of their people.”

The 2018 BEST Award winners shared their winning strategies at the “Learn From the BEST” conference preceding the ceremony and are profiled in a special section of the October issue of TD, ATD’s flagship magazine.

ATD received entries from 170 organizations representing 12 countries. These organizations submitted quantitative and qualitative information to ATD about their talent development practices and programs. Applications were assessed in a rigorous blind review by members of the BEST Awards advisory committee comprising a group of experts in the field. For more information on ATD and the BEST awards, visit

About ATD

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is the world’s largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. Originally established in 1943, the association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led U.S. chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners. For more information, visit