And what a year it’s been! It was a year filled with changes, awards, and recognition. As we look forward to 2019 and a new chapter in our company’s story, we wanted to take a few moments to reflect on the accomplishments of our amazing team.
BIG Innovation Award: February saw Budget Maestro named a winner in the 2018 BIG Innovation Awards, presented by the Business Intelligence Group. Centage was just one organization from those across the globe that submitted innovations for consideration. The awards are chosen by a select group of business leaders who volunteer their time to rate and score the submissions.
Boston Business Journal’s Fast 50 Growing Company: In May, Centage was proud to be included in the Boston Business Journal’s Fast 50, a list of the fifty fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. Based on several factors, including revenue growth from 2014 to 2017, we know that it’s our team’s dedication and passion for creating a great product that brought the company into the list at number 43.
BPM Pulse Survey Core Vendor: The leading independent authority on business performance management, BPM Partners evaluates the top performance management solutions to produce their annual BPM Partners Pulse of Performance management Survey. Centage is pleased to be named to the list as a Core Vendor for the fifth consecutive year.
Wisdom of Crowds Experience and Credibility Leader: Enterprise planning is increasingly important to small and medium-sized enterprises. So it was a great honor for Budget Maestro to be named as an experience and credibility leader in the 2018 Wisdom of Crowds SME Planning Market Study from Dresner Advisory Services.
John Murdock named CEO: During his time as the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) for Centage, John Murdock drove growth and transformation for the organization. With a passion for innovation and a collaborative spirit, John is well suited to lead Centage into the future.
Kory Wagner wins Channel Chief: CRN, part of The Channel Company, recognized Centage Senior Director of Sales, Kory Wagner, as a 2018 Channel Chief. The award is chosen based on professional achievements, standing in the industry, and a commitment to the channel partner community. Kory joined Centage in 2016, and since then has driven record growth while redesigning the partner outreach program and leading the channel team.
Ed Gromann appointed as CPO: With more than 30 years of experience in technology and extensive finance and accounting experience, Ed Gromann is an exciting addition to the Centage family. Ed joined the team in March as the Chief Product Officer (CPO) to lead the further development of the product roadmap and overall vision.
Boston Business Journal Largest FinTech Company: Boston continues to grow as an epicenter for FinTech innovation. Centage was excited to be ranked as the sixth largest fintech company in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal.
Glassdoor Happiest Employees Company: In November, Glassdoor released its ratings of companies with the best work-life balance as reported by employees. Centage was thrilled to be listed in the top 20 companies, with a rating of 4.8 out of 5.0.
Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company: For the third consecutive year, Centage was named to the annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America. “If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” said Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter.
Perfect recommend score on Dresner Survey: In a survey conducted by Dresner Advisory Services, Centage maintained a perfect recommend score in the 4th annual Wisdom of Crowds Enterprise Planning Market Study. Budget Maestro received best-in-class scores in support, product knowledge, consulting professionalism, product knowledge experience, continuity, overall integrity and value.
While it’s wonderful to receive the accolades of industry experts and our peers, we know that we would not be where we are, or have the opportunities we do, without the sensational team at Centage. Their hard work and passion for our products and our customers is what makes this an extraordinary company.
We’d also like to give a big thank you to our clients, partners, friends and family that have been there alongside us. We truly appreciate your continued support, and wish you a prosperous new year.