Kansas City, Mo.  - Kansas City accounting and consulting firm MarksNelson LLC is pleased to announce that Learning and Development Program Leader, Mary Feierabend, has received the Rookie of the Year Award presented by ELearning.com.


The 2018 Learning! Champion Award honor individuals for “exceptional contributions to the learning industry.” The Rookie of the Year is someone “new to their role and have surpassed performance expectations.”


Feierabend is a co-creator of MarksNelson University, the firm’s talent development program which launched in January of 2017. MarksNelson U is based on a competency framework which ensures skill mastery and promotion readiness. The competencies are tied directly to the firm’s mission and core values and formatted into Success Profiles for each position. Feierabend curated content to create learning tracks designed to teach the skills listed in the Success Profiles.


The program also includes career coaches, voluntary mentors, certifications in PowerPoint and Excel, and a virtual scavenger hunt to educate staff members on the tools available.


“Mary has done a phenomenal job implementing MarksNelson University and tailoring it to fit the needs of not only new hires but our experienced professionals as well, “said Managing Partner Mark Radetic. “This program will continue to evolve and grow with new possibilities.”


In February, HR.com named MarksNelson University one of the top 15 Corporate University Programs in the nation.


About MarksNelson LLC

MarksNelson LLC is an accounting and business advisory firm that is committed to working with clients to safeguard and grow their businesses. The firm provides a variety of services including Assurance, Accounting Services and Business Advisory, Business Valuation, Consulting, Cost Segregation, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, Location Strategies, Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, International Tax, State and Local Tax and Tax Services.  MarksNelson is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, a professional association serving clients who need additional resources on a national or international level.  MarksNelson has significant accounting and business advisory experience in the auto dealership, construction, insurance, manufacturing, distribution and real estate sectors. MarksNelson has received national recognition, having been named to the INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) nation’s Top 200 Firms, Accounting Today’s list of top Midwest Accounting Firms To Move Forward with MarksNelson, contact us at www.marksnelsoncpa.com.