Westfield, NJ (March 19, 2013) – The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART www.chart.org) announces a new sponsor relationship with Assess Systems. They will work together to further advance opportunities for those employed in the hospitality industry.

Assess Systems’ focus on employee development mirrors what CHART and our members strive for,” commented John Kelley, CHART President and Chief People Officer & VP of Training and Human Resources at White Castle System. “Providing tools to better understand and nurture employees to perform at their best level is a mission we both believe in.”

“We are excited to partner with CHART and help their members with people development solutions to make a real difference,” said Diane Ianni, vice president of sales and marketing for Assess Systems. “Through personalized consulting and our flexible Software as a Service technology, we share their commitment to help develop talent at all levels.” CHART currently has the following partners who support its’ mission. They are:

  • Gold Level: National Restaurant Association Solutions
  • Silver Level: Assess Systems, American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation, Creative Restaurant Solutions, Customerville, DiscoverLink, Legacy Business Cultures, Legacy
  • Solutions, Meridian Knowledge Solutions, MindLeaders, People Report, SkillSoft, and Viatech.

Alliance Partners: Nation Restaurant News, HR in Hospitality, QSR Magazine and Share our Strength

For more information, please call 312.405.2634, email lmarovec@ameritech.net, visit www.chart.org.


CHART, a non-profit professional association founded in 1970, is the leading resource for the development and advancement of hospitality training professional and their organizations. With more than 500 members from more than 350 multi-unit restaurant and hotel companies, CHART represents a workforce of almost five million. CHART includes all facets of hospitality training, learning and performance professionals; from entry level to senior executive. CHART’s mission is to develop hospitality training professionals to advance industry training practices and improve operational results by providing access to education, tools and resources.

About Assess Systems

Assess Systems is an innovative SaaS and consulting company providing talent selection and people development solutions to organizations worldwide. Focusing on person-job-organization fit, our assessment-based solutions help our clients attract, select, develop and promote talent resulting in improved business outcomes. For more than 25 years, Assess Systems has assessed millions of people in a broad spectrum of industries and positions spanning 42 countries and supporting 16 languages. Our solutions include: selection process design; competency modeling; entry-level assessments; competency-based professional, management, and sales assessments; hiring manager interview guides and eLearning; leadership development programs; 360° feedback; succession planning; executive assessment and coaching. For more information, call 800-283-6055.