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14th Annual

Talent Development


Recognizing excellence in talent development in the CNY area



2020 CNY BEST Resilience Awards
Showcasing and sharing CNY's BEST resilience in dealing with COVID-19
while recognizing excellence in talent development solutions

How did organizations overcome challenges in dealing with COVID-19?
How did talent development play a role in overcoming these challenges?

Congratulations 2020 CNY BEST Award Recipients


CNY BEST Ideas Series
Sharing ideas on talent development practices
New Hire/Orientation Practices 
Onboarding Practices
Blended Learning Practices
Virtual Training Practices
Coaching Practices

Talent Development
Building the knowledge, skills, and abilities of others and helping them develop and achieve their potential so that the organizations they work for can succeed and grow

14th Annual

Talent Development
Awards Ceremony

November 4, 2021

Support the BEST in Talent Development!

Become a CNY BEST Sponsor!

CNY BEST Sponsor Opportunities

CNY ATD was nationally recognized for its successful CNY BEST Talent Development Program. "This remarkable, long-running program recognizes excellence in talent development in the local community while creating meaningful awareness and understanding in the community about talent development and its important role and impact to organizational success."

CNY ATD has been nationally recognized for “creating awareness in the community about learning and development and its importance to organizational success, while creating involvement by organizations in the community through recognition of excellence in learning and performance practices” with the innovative CNY BEST Talent Development Program.

CNY BEST Committee

Jim D'Agostino, Chair
TDO - Train, Develop, Optimize
Cathy Gaynor, Vice Chair
Emergent, LLC
Kristen Barney
Suburban Propane
Julie Billings
Eventi Management

Deborah Fiorini
Empower Federal Credit Union
Brenda Grady
ACME Planning

Joanne Rauch
CR Fletcher Associates
Stacy Ward
Elmira Savings Bank

 New Committee Members Welcome!

Upcoming Committee Meetings
1st Tuesdays, 9-10am, Zoom

February 2
March 2
April 6
May 4
June 1
July 6
August 3
September 7
October 5
November 2
December 7

PO Box 6343
Syracuse, NY 13217-6343


Central New York Chapter of
Association for Talent Development (ATD)

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