Luma Brighter Learning’s driver training receives top Stevie award

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The Stevie Awards recognized Luma Brighter Learning’s DRIVE FIRST platform. Dr. Gina Anderson, second from left, received the award on Friday, Nov. 15The Stevie Awards recognized Luma Brighter Learning’s DRIVE FIRST platform. Dr. Gina Anderson, second from left, received the award on Friday, Nov. 15

Luma Brighter Learning, an instructional design and learning company that provides the DRIVE FIRST orientation and training platform for the trucking industry, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the Company of the Year, Best New Product category in the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

This is the highest honor any company could have earned.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run– worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners on Friday, Nov. 15, during a dinner event attended by more than 550 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year and Startup of the Year.  Luma Brighter Learning won in the Company of the Year, Best New Product category for 10 or less employees.

“It is such an honor for our team to be recognized in this prestigious event,” said Dr. Gina Anderson, chief executive of Luma. “We would not be where we are today without the support of our clients. Our clients are a very special group in the transportation industry who put their trust in us and for them we are thankful. This award is really for them.”

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 business professionals around the world, working on eight juries.