NORCROSS, GEORGIA, October 5, 2012 — NanoLumens® today announced that its Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Karen Robinson, has received the Turknett Leadership Group’s 2012 Leadership Character Award in the “Inspiritor” Category. The annual Turknett Leadership Character Awards, which was held at the Georgia Aquarium, recognize individuals who demonstrate integrity, relate to customers, suppliers, co-workers and others with respect, and maintain a culture in which everyone takes responsibility for achieving results while upholding the organization’s core values.
“The opportunity to recognize leaders of character is the highlight of the year for us. We believe that by celebrating role models of leadership character, we inspire character in others,” said Lyn Turknett, co-founder of the awards with her husband and partner Dr. Robert Turknett.
The nominees were judged by a four-person advisory group which consists of Kent C. “Oz” Nelson, retired chairman and CEO of UPS; Conchita Robinson, president and CEO of C Robinson Associates, Inc.; Dr. Betty Siegel, president-emeritus of Kennesaw State University; and Tom Crawford, Former Chairman and CEO of Crawford and Company.
“I’m honored to be recognized as a inspiring figure in corporate leadership, and am extremely proud to be a part of NanoLumens’ incredible success and rapid growth,” Robinson said. “We’re an innovative company in a highly competitive industry, and ensuring that every employee is doing their best and every customer is happy is absolutely vital to our continued success.”
About the Leadership Character Awards
Since 2003, the Turknett Leadership Character Awards have recognized individuals who demonstrate character in leadership by maintaining integrity while consistently balancing respect and responsibility. GV Financial is the silver sponsor and Kroger and Morris, Manning and Martin are the bronze sponsors of this year’s awards.
About Turknett Leadership Group
Turknett Leadership Group (TLG) is a talent management firm based in Atlanta that has assessed, coached and developed high level leaders and their organizations throughout the U.S. for more than 25 years. TLG’s clients range from start-ups to American icons.
Using sophisticated assessment tools and the Leadership Character Model™ as a foundation, the TLG professional staff combines extensive psychological expertise in the behavioral sciences with practical business sense and executive management experience. All TLG consultants stay at the forefront of their fields through research and writing.
Bob and Lyn Turknett are co-authors of Decent People Decent Company: How to Lead with Character at Work and in Life and creators of the Leadership Character Awards, which celebrates its ninth year in 2012. For more information visit: www.decentpeopledecentcompany.com.
Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, NanoLumens, Inc. (www.nanolumens.com) is a privately held corporation engaged in the research, product development, marketing and sales of unique flexible and fixed displays that address a yawning technology gap in the $14 billion digital display industry. Since its founding in 2006, NanoLumens has built a portfolio of more than 20 international families of issued and filed patents on its flexible display technology that effectively address the commercial market void between relatively small flat-panel displays and huge, limited application LED boards. NanoLumens technology is not constrained by standard sizes and shapes, or by the weight, noise and cost issues traditionally associated with commercial LED products.