Innovative Learning Group signs 7 big clients, hires 3

Innovative Learning Group watched its revenue jump 35 percent in 2011 and the downtown Royal Oak-based company is on track for similar gains this year.

That growth for the education company is coming on the heels of it signing seven new clients in a number of new industries, including the financial and manufacturing sectors. "They are all very large," says Lisa Toenniges, CEO of Innovative Learning Group. "Fortune 500 companies."

That growth has allowed Innovative Learning Group to hire three new people over the last year, expanding its staff to 14 people. Toenniges expects to hire more people over the next year on continued growth prospects. That would prompt her to look for a newer, bigger space in the area.

She attributes this growth to her 8-year-old company cementing its reputation with larger firms in recent years by allowing them to use and test her company's products.

"They can see firsthand that they're top-notch," Toenniges says. "They can see our reputation growing."

Source: Lisa Toenniges, CEO of Innovative Learning Group
Writer: Jon Zemke

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    524 East Fourth Street
    Royal Oak, MI 48067 Website
    Innovative Learning Group, located in Royal Oak, Michigan, develops custom learning for companies such as The Dow Chemical Company, Boston Scientific, Trinity Health, R. L. Polk & Co., BrassCraft, and many others to help them improve the ...