TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribridge, a technology services firm specializing in business applications and cloud solutions, was featured in Inc. magazine's second annual Hire Power Awards, recognizing private businesses in the U.S. that have generated the most jobs in the past three years.
Tribridge created 225 jobs from Jan. 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013, placing it #55 among the top 100 private businesses in the country. The firm was also ranked the #3 job creator in the state of Florida and the #3 job creator in the IT services category.
"This is an exciting time for Tribridge as we continue to expand our national team to meet high customer demands for cloud computing skills and keep pace within the thriving technology services industry," said Tony DiBenedetto, Tribridge chairman and CEO. "We are honored to be recognized with this award, and we remain fully committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional team members across the country to help us grow."
Tribridge is among the 437 private growth companies that are Hire Power Awards honorees, leading the way in creating more American jobs. While the honorees are found across the country in 25 categories, industries with the most Hire Power companies include health, financial services, software, human resources and IT services. States with the most honorees include California, Florida, Texas, Ohio, New York, Massachusetts, Illinois and Utah.
"For the second year in a row, we are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans back to work for a second time," says Eric Schurenberg, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. "The Hire Power Awards are the only awards that single out job creators. We think it's fitting to pay tribute to company founders not just for their business prowess but also for their immense contribution to the welfare of U.S. workers and the vitality of the U.S. economy."
"At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, we understand the vital role of small and mid-sized businesses in the local economy," said George Smith, head of Business Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. "And we are proud to partner with Inc. to sponsor the Hire Power Awards to recognize these business leaders."
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Founded in 1998, Tribridge is a technology services firm specializing in business applications and cloud solutions. The firm helps mid-market and enterprise customers solve their business challenges through Cloud Computing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Portals & Collaboration, Custom Software Development and Security & Infrastructure. With a focus on industry solutions and deep experience implementing Microsoft, Cornerstone OnDemand and other enterprise technologies, the Tribridge team of nearly 600 professionals operates with an unwavering commitment to provide exceptional service and support, drive measurable results and build lasting partnerships with the firm's 3,750 customers. www.tribridge.com