August 2017

Briljent Hires Business Development Partner

By The Briljent Team

Sandra Samargis brings 27 years of experience in both the professional training industry and the professional credentialing industry


Chicago, IL, August 15, 2017:  Briljent is delighted to announce the hiring of a new Business Development Partner. Joining Briljent’s Chicago office, Sandra Samargis brings a wealth of experience to the table, having worked with, and for, a variety of organizations—from fortune 500 companies, to non-profit associations, to small and mid-size companies.

“I’m excited to bring such tremendous experience and creativity to our team and to our clients,” declared Briljent president, Matt Odum. “Sandra has proven throughout her career that she is capable of uncovering complex business issues and resolving them. On top of her professional accolades, she is a wonderful cultural fit and addition to our company and will contribute to Briljent being the best learning and development consulting company in the country.”

Sandra will leverage her professional expertise and network to further develop Briljent’s presence in the Chicago-area and beyond.

“I’m excited about the opportunities for Briljent and for our clients,” she said. “For corporations to compete and succeed in a constantly evolving business environment, they must invest in the development and performance of their workforce. Whether it’s training on new technologies and systems, on the rollout of new initiatives, processes and procedures, or change management, Briljent is an exceptional partner for providing a wide variety of adult learning solutions.”

To that end, Sandra’s primary focus, throughout her career, has been to provide external and internal clients with services and solutions that exceed their expectations. These efforts have been consistently evident in the areas of strategic planning and operations, business development, account management and client service, vendor management, project management, change management, and training.

Moreover, she has a proven track record of developing key client and partner relationships and with driving business growth, serving more than 27 years in both the professional training industry and the professional credentialing industry. She has held positions with Productivity Point International, Motorola, CompTIA, and Pearson VUE, and most recently served as the Executive Director for the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing.

About Briljent, LLC

Briljent LLC is a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) with offices in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Chicago. Founded in 1998, Briljent specializes in assessing how people, process, and performance are impacted through sound instructional strategies.  Briljent has delivered more than 2.5 million hours of training solutions to tens of thousands of learners across all 50 states and US territories in the federal, state, and private sectors. In addition to its deep-rooted training expertise, Briljent delivers services in areas that include program and project management, organizational change management, policy implementation, and compliance monitoring.

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