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Jana Cinnamon Named Winner of the 1st Annual Bridging The Gap In Talent Development Award

 Edina, MN – August 27, 2013 – Abdo, Eick & Meyers announced today that Jana Cinnamon is the recipient of the 1st Annual Bridging the Gap In Talent Development Award presented by Boomer Consulting, Inc. This award recognizes an individual in the accounting industry that excels in aligning firm vision with talent development.

Jana Cinnamon joined Abdo, Eick & Meyers in December 2013 as its Learning Director. She leads the firm’s training and development function, and also manages the college recruiting process. Prior to joining the firm, Jana gained valuable experience as a training and organizational development manager in the banking industry.

“Jana has been instrumental in connecting the strategic initiatives in the firm to the communication, development and overall training strategies,” said Sandra Wiley, COO of Boomer Consulting, Inc. “Training is the linchpin for insuring high morale and motivation in the firm and Jana is truly making it happen!”  “It is an honor to be selected as the recipient of this award,” said Jana Cinnamon, “In the short time that I have been with the firm, I have seen significant advances made towards the investment and development of our people. It is an exciting time to be at Abdo, Eick & Meyers as great things are happening here!”

Jana Cinnamon was honored at the 2013 Boomer Technology Circles Summit & Talent Development Advantage conference on August 19-20, 2013 in Kansas City, MO. The event brought together firm leaders, technology professionals and talent development leaders with a focus on bridging the gap between technology, firm management and talent development.

About Abdo, Eick & Meyers

Abdo, Eick & Meyers first opened its doors in 1963 in Mankato, MN. Founder Joe Abdo was able to establish the firm thanks to a $15,000 loan from his hardworking, Lebanese-immigrant mother. Today, Abdo, Eick & Meyers is ranked as a “Top 25 Accounting Firm” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Under Managing Partner Steve McDonald’s leadership, our professionals deliver creative, one-of-a-kind solutions to help individuals, businesses, and organizations solve their challenges.

About Boomer Consulting, Inc.

Boomer Consulting, Inc. provides consulting services to hundreds of the highest performing CPA firms. Their unique and powerful solutions target five areas critical to a firm’s success: Leadership and Management, Client Development, Talent Development, Technology and Compensation. For more information, visit www.boomer.com.

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