Traveling Coaches Named 2019 Business Partner of the Year

DALLAS – September 17, 2019 – Traveling Coaches, experts in effective learning programs, security awareness and user adoption, has been recognized by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and its member and business partner community as the 2019 Business Partner of the Year. This award is part of ILTA’s annual Distinguished Peer Awards program and is intended to recognize outstanding achievements in the provision of technology services in the legal environment, extending knowledge and leadership skills to the legal community, and reflecting ILTA’s core values.

“I congratulate Traveling Coaches! They have a long history of informing and inspiring the legal technology community and have been a true strategic partner to our organization and our members. We applaud their dedication to advancement of the industry.”
— Joy Heath Rush, ILTA's CEO

Traveling Coaches was voted Business Partner of the Year in recognition of the company’s efforts to address both technological and service needs that help law firm leaders deliver increased value to their people, their firms and their clients. Significant accomplishments from the award’s date range of January 2018 through March 2019 include the launch of the new LegalMind® as a truly modern, comprehensive solution for firmwide learning needs, enhancements to the OnGuard® security awareness program, the release of Packaged Success for small firms, and the company’s work with firms on the successful adoption of Windows 10/Office 2016, Office 365 and new document management systems.

ILTA’s CEO, Joy Heath Rush, says, "The ILTA Business Partner of the Year Award was new for 2019, and I am thrilled for Traveling Coaches. ILTA's business partners are indispensable to the organization, and the competition for this inaugural award was formidable. I congratulate Traveling Coaches! They have a long history of informing and inspiring the legal technology community and have been a true strategic partner to our organization and our members. We applaud their dedication to advancement of the industry.”

Beyond project work, Traveling Coaches’ thought leaders regularly volunteer time to collaborate with the legal community to nurture skills and talent as speakers and moderators at conferences such as ILTACON, the LegalSEC Summit, INSIGHT, ALA’s annual conference and Legalweek New York; as presenters at local professional development meetings across the U.S.; as writers of blogs and articles; and as participants in podcasts and webinars. The company fosters diversity by supporting and participating in women-led initiatives and with the recent development of their Respectful Workplace Program.

"If there was ever a year for Traveling Coaches to be a standout for this award, 2019 is it. Our entire team has spent the past year devoted to delivering unique solutions based on insight gathered directly from law firm professionals," notes Gina Buser, CEO and founder of Traveling Coaches. "We’ve added new people, technologies, processes and workflows and increased peer sharing and development opportunities, which have added up to a fully engaged team delivering better products and services than ever before. I am truly proud of this team and what they’ve accomplished.”

This is the sixth time in the 10-year history of the Distinguished Peer Awards that Traveling Coaches has received an award. In 2018, 2016 and 2012, Traveling Coaches was selected Innovative Consultant of the Year. In 2013, the company was named Innovative Solution Provider for their development of the OnGuard Security Awareness Program. Gina Buser was also honored in 2012, receiving the Vendor Thought Leader of the Year award.

All 2019 winners were announced and celebrated throughout ILTA’s annual ILTACON conference held in Orlando, Florida August 18-22, 2019.

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For more information, please contact: 
Traveling Coaches - Kristy Nowell | knowell@travelingcoaches.com | 972.805.4576