Blue Prairie Group Makes Leadership 500 List for Excellence in Staff Development

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2015

Blue Prairie Group LLC is pleased to announce that it received the Leadership 500 Excellence Award for outstanding achievements in leadership and staff development programming. The company is a 2015 Top 10 Finalist in the Leadership Excellence Awards Program, Small Company category for its high impact, Staff Development, the Key to Company Growth program.

Leadership 500 Excellence Award winners were announced March 31 at a Lead500 conference in Dallas, keynoted by former President Bill Clinton. The award recipients were judged by a panel of leadership experts and selected based on an application and nomination process, as well as feedback from Blue Prairie Groups various stakeholders (e.g., employees, clients and financial services industry professionals).

Several years ago, we recognized that one of the key success drivers in our highly competitive industry is the quality of the firms staff said Matt Gnabasik, founder and Managing Partner of Blue Prairie Group. One of the firms core values is its commitment to the professional growth of our staff, which we view as a market-place differentiator. By making Blue Prairie Group an employer of choice for talented professionals in our industry, we can better serve our clients and achieve our long-term growth vision. We are honored to have our efforts recognized by the prestigious panel.

While incorporating such initiatives as on-boarding, performance management, and a highly-participative, open culture, the most tangible commitment to staff development is the allocation of an annual professional development budget for each team member said Warren Rothman, Senior HR Consultant. Integrating these various components has enabled the firm to develop a highly-engaged staff, retain and promote outstanding talent (including to the Partner level) while also achieving high client satisfaction and retention rates.

For 30 years, Leadership Excellence, under the auspices of, has identified and recognized the Top 500 leadership organizations and their strategies and solutions in a yearly ranking.

About Blue Prairie Group

Blue Prairie Group is an independent fee-based investment consulting firm providing unbiased and objective financial consulting through three practice areas: ERISA Retirement, Wealth Management and Foundations & Endowments. We act as fiduciaries to all of our clients portfolios and are remunerated solely by our clients. BPG passionately advocates low cost investments, full fee transparency, and offers a broad service suite to institutions, plan participants and individuals. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, BPG has established itself as one of the leading investment and fee-based advisory firms in the country with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland and Tampa.

For more information, please contact Warren Rothman at 312-376-8451 or go to

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