The Training Associates Named a Global Top 20 Training Outsourcing Company


Westborough, MA – April 7, 2015 - The Training Associates, the largest provider of training talent and solutions, was recently recognized by as a global ‘Top 20 Training Outsourcing Company’ for the seventh consecutive year.

Selection of this year’s Top Training Outsourcing Companies was based on the following criteria:

  • Industry visibility, innovation and impact
  • Capability to deliver multiple types of training services
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

“This year’s top 20 training outsourcing companies shows the dominance and staying power of some of the core brands in our industry,” said Ken Taylor, President, Training Industry, Inc. “Client needs are continuously evolving and these organizations are able to demonstrate a commitment to innovate and meet their needs.”

“As BPO in the learning and development space continues to morph, so do the top companies,” said Doug Harward, Chief Executive Officer, Training Industry, Inc. “A learning leader’s needs can range from a simple content project to a comprehensive process outsourcing initiative for some or all of the functions. These top companies are up to the challenge and bring ideas exercised across their many engagements around the globe.”

“Maria Melfa, President and CEO of The Training Associates, said, “We are honored to have been selected by as a top global provider for training outsourcing solutions for the seventh consecutive year.  Achieving this recognition for one year is an incredible feat alone but sustaining this high mark of excellence for seven consecutive years is a true testament to the team we have, our training professionals, and our clients who continue to entrust us with their training outsourcing initiatives.”

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Founded in 1994, The Training Associates is the largest, most recognized provider of on-demand learning and development talent and solutions. TTA’s talent offerings feature over 25,000 L&D resources specializing in adult learning for all technologies and business/soft skills. Our services include our ability to undertake and manage projects of any size or scope related to the design, development, and delivery of training.