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TiER1 Acquires Sealund & Associates Corporation
Date: Oct 20, 2015
Author: Press Release
Source: Company Data ( click here to go to the source)

Featured firm in this article: Tier 1 Performance Solutions LLC of Covington, KY

Covington, KY & St. Petersburg, FL -- October 16, 2015 -- TiER1 Performance Solutions, a leading provider of business performance improvement consulting through learning, knowledge and change management solutions, announced today the acquisition of Sealund & Associates Corporation, a global leader of customer-focused training solutions located in St. Petersburg, FL.

"We are excited to have Barbara Sealund and Sealund's innovative professionals joining TiER1. Sealund is a high-quality, award winning, learning technology company that brings us additional experience in mobile, simulations and gamification -- all areas that are rapidly growing in the market" said Greg Harmeyer, TiER1's CEO. "In addition, Barbara and her team greatly strengthen our federal government market and relationships there."

Headquartered in Covington, KY, with offices in Denver, CO, Pittsburgh, PA, Indianapolis, IN and Chicago, IL, the acquisition of a Tampa Bay location will further drive TiER1's national expansion and strengthen TiER1's presence in the government sector. The St. Petersburg team will continue to provide innovative learning solutions in addition to working with the network of teams and clients throughout the entire TiER1 organization both in the U.S. and globally. Having acquired Indianapolis-based 1st Class Solutions in June of this year, the Sealund acquisition will be the second for TiER1 in 2015.

Sealund's expertise in the design, development, and deployment of custom eLearning, serious games, 3D Simulations, mobile learning, 3D stereoscopic and virtual learning environments complements and extends TiER1's existing capabilities, and enlarges their opportunities to better serve clients and support innovations. "After 30 years of serving the learning community, TiER1 is the perfect organization to merge with due to its culture of meeting customers where they are, offering expansive innovations, and supporting the needs of communities throughout the U.S." said Sealund. "TiER1's rapid growth is an illustration of its ability to support its clients' successes. We are pleased to be a part of such an outstanding organization and great corporate citizen, and look forward to offering many new services, products and solutions to our commercial, government and DoD customers."
About TiER1 Performance Solutions

Founded in 2002, TiER1 Performance Solutions provides end-to-end corporate learning, strategic change, and organizational effectiveness solutions to help people do their best work. "We solve clients' human performance challenges with the creativity of a full-service design firm, the know-how of expert instructional designers, the strategy of skilled consultants, and a suite of cutting-edge technologies that bring our solutions to life."

TiER1 is a nationally recognized company that has delivered solutions to more than 200 of the world's most successful corporate and governmental organizations. In addition to rapid growth across its leading corporate clientele, TiER1 has been a member of the Inc. 5000, 2007-2015, received a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Award, a PMI Small Business Award of Excellence and seven Brandon Hall Excellence Awards.
About Sealund & Associates Corporation

Sealund & Associates Corporation is a global leader in the design, development and deployment of custom eLearning, serious games, 3D simulations, mobile learning, 3D stereoscopic and virtual learning environments using Sealund's proven gamification methodology. Since 1985, Sealund has successfully partnered with Fortune 1000 corporations, government, military, and other major organizations to deliver custom innovative training solutions. Sealund emphasizes the use of proven best practices, including well-documented methodologies for all phases of analysis, design, development and deployment.