CARA Announces Quarterly PURE Award Winners: David Stringer and Julie Stark

November 02, 2017

Oak Brook, Illinois – The CARA Group, Inc., a leading human performance consulting firm, specializing in custom learning, change management and technical communication services, is pleased to announce our third quarter winners of the PURE Service Award (for exceptional service contribution in the categories of Professionalism, Understanding, Responsibility and Excellence.)

The following CARA consultants are the recipients of the Q3 2017 PURE award.

David Stringer is an Instructional Design and eLearning Development Consultant and has worked with CARA for four years. He is dedicated to providing top-notch quality and customer service on every engagement he is on. As a learning professional, he stays current with market changes and his skills in contemporary learning approaches. David has worked with a variety of companies, including Allstate, JLL, Baxter, US Foods, HealthCare Service Corporation, CNA Insurance, and BCBSA.

David’s recent Project Manager shared the following comments:  “David is doing a best-in-class job on our project. In such a short time in working with David, we are both impressed with and appreciative of the work he’s doing. Best of all….David fits in perfectly with our team and culture! David is AWESOME and we will miss him when his time with us is up.  Thanks for providing us with a terrific resource!”

Julie Stark is a Talent Strategy and Instructional Design Consultant and has worked with CARA since 2011. Julie has worked with several clients, including, AbbVie, General Board of Pensions, West Monroe Partners, University of Chicago Medical Center, and McDonald’s Corporation.  Her experience in facilitation, course/curriculum design, needs analysis, and learning strategy have had a positive impact with our customers.  We are fortunate to be working with such a dedicated professional.

Julie’s Client Manager shared the following:  “Everything is going fantastically with Julie.  I really enjoy working with her and it seems like she is spot on with everything. Thank you so very much for recruiting her and making our project a priority with such a tight timeline.  Great partner. Really good thinker. Bias for action. Decisive.”  

THANK YOU David and Julie for consistently demonstrating CARA’s PURE values, delivering the highest quality of service and exceeding our client’s expectations.

CARA’s PURE Service Program provides a unique way to measure success and evaluate how well our consultants’ service delivery meets our clients’ needs.  CARA’s service delivery process is based on the PURE service philosophy and consultants are reviewed quarterly based on how well they demonstrate our PURE values: Professionalism, Understanding, Responsibility and Excellence. CARA’s consultants are nominated based on client feedback, PURE evaluations, and team interaction with the consultants. After careful consideration of each candidate, CARA selects the PURE award recipients. The PURE award program is the foundation of CARA’s culture, aligning us with our clients and consultants’ values in service excellence.

About CARA

CARA helps employees adapt to changes, learn new skills and abilities, and align on expectations. In short, CARA consulting solutions help people perform.  We are thought partners, strategists, designers, developers, technologists, trainers and technical writers with deep expertise in the human side of business performance. Because the best way to develop the business is to develop the people who make it work.