Presented By

Association for Talent Development


Fisher Investments

Years Awarded

2019, 2020, 2021

Fisher Investments has been honoured with a 2021 BEST Award from the Association for Talent Development (ATD). ATD is the world’s largest talent development association, spanning all industries and sectors worldwide.

The ATD BEST Award recognises organisations that emphasise developing their employees to achieve enterprise-wide success. In awarding an ATD BEST Award to Fisher Investments, ATD cited the company for its work in several areas, including:

  • Enterprise-wide, comprehensive talent development
  • Business culture that values employee knowledge and skills
  • Employee understanding of the link between individual and organisational performance
  • The investment and involvement of senior leadership in talent development and performance initiatives

Upon winning this award in 2020, Chief Executive Officer Damian Ornani said, “Our employees are the backbone of our business, and we are honoured to be recognised for the investments we make in them. Our approach to education and training goes well beyond ‘checking the box’ and is geared to building lifelong careers for our employees.”

“The BEST Award is an exciting honour that names us among the global elite for employee training and development,” said another firm representative in 2020. “It recognises our firm’s strong culture of learning; we’re dedicated to providing employees with the right training to help them succeed and grow rewarding Fisher careers.”

Fisher Investments is one of sixty-six 2021 BEST Award winners; the complete list can be viewed at

The BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee talent development. Established in 2003, the BEST Awards Winners' Circle includes small and large private, public and not-for-profit organizations from around the world. Award winners must demonstrate that they are excellent in many aspects of talent development, including: Talent development has an enterprise-wide role, Learning has value in the organization's culture, Learning links to individual and organizational performance, Investment is made in talent development and performance initiatives. Fisher Investments pays a participation and administrative fee to be considered for this award.  For more information, please visit