Linkage Named Top 20 Leadership Training Company by Training Industry



Sarah Breigle, Senior Director of Marketing, Linkage, Inc. | 781.402.5599

Date: April 2, 2020

BOSTON, Mass: Linkage, Inc., a leading provider of leadership development programs, has been named among the 2020 Top Training Companies™ in the leadership training sector of the learning and development market.

“This recognition is a testament to our long-standing commitment to deliver flexible, scalable and measurable leadership solutions that develop individual leaders and help transform their organizations,” said Jennifer McCollum, CEO of Linkage. “And as we all strive to meet the evolving demands of COVID-19, we are making leadership development more accessible than ever through digital and virtual learning experiences.”

Linkage, which has long offered a variety of digital and virtual delivery options for their leadership development programs, has launched new virtual programming to meet the needs of remote workforces and changing accessibility requirements. Earlier this month, they unveiled Linkage’s Essentials, on-demand leadership development designed to empower leaders on their learning journeys. Linkage Essentials, which covers Advancing Women Leaders and Purposeful Leadership, is just the latest offering tailored to meet the needs of today.

“At Linkage, we know that leaders aren’t born, they’re formed—and in today’s uncertain and volatile environment, this work could not be more important,” said McCollum. “We are continually focused on delivering brand-new solutions to our clients, helping them to meet the current urgent need to empower purposeful and effective leaders—while also looking ahead to the business challenges of the future.”

Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, prepares the Training Industry Top 20 and Training Industry Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies.

“Linkage is a leader in the leadership training market and has earned a place on Training Industry’s Top 20 Leadership Training List due to its extensive thought leadership, strong audience representation and breadth of leadership development services,” says Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc. “The organizations on the Top 20 List provide innovative and sustainable leadership training programs to ensure employees have the skills they need to become better leaders.”

Selection to the annual Top 20 list is based on a variety of criteria, including thought leadership and influence on the leadership training industry, the breadth and quality of programs and audiences served, industry recognition and innovation, and strength of clients and geographic reach.


About Linkage: For more than 30 years, Linkage has been changing the face of leadership. Through our work with more than one million leaders, we continue to evolve our leadership data, insights and frameworks—empowering leading organizations to solve their most vexing leadership challenges. From developing effective, purposeful leaders to advancing women and creating cultures of inclusion, we guide our clients with proven Solutions to create transformative change.