BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Daxko announced a recent agreement with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of the Inland Northwest to provide software to their growing association. The partnership includes Daxko's core membership management platform, Daxko Operations, along with a portfolio of comprehensive solutions, including: Daxko Accounting, Daxko Engage (relationship management), Payment Services, Reciprocity and Raptor® solutions. This comprehensive suite will allow the YMCA of the Inland Northwest to achieve their goals of technology growth and improved member experience.
Based in Spokane, Washington, the YMCA of the Inland Northwest serves approximately 43,000 members across 4 branches and they are growing rapidly. "In the last 10 years, we've grown from a 10-million-dollar to an 18-million-dollar Y and we want our technology to grow to match the growth of our association," explains Alan Lesher, CFO of the YMCA of the Inland Northwest.
"We are pleased to announce this strategic partnership," states Daxko Chief Revenue Officer, Jonathan Blackburn. "The YMCA of the Inland Northwest recognizes the need for best-in-breed solutions and by strategically investing in Daxko technology they will have access to tools that are continually enhanced to offer the best user experience and to meet the latest YMCA market needs."
The YMCA of the Inland Northwest chose Daxko to enhance the member experience and increase operational efficiencies for their staff. Daxko's ease of use and intuitiveness was a deciding factor. "The thing that excited us about Daxko was the ability to get staff up and running very competently and very quickly," says Lesher. "We have about 800+ staff and it becomes important to have tools they can quickly adapt to. We look at that as a service to our employees."
For members, Lesher notes that the YMCA of Inland Northwest spends a lot of time strategically planning new ways to provide needed services for their community. "Daxko is going to allow us to focus on program planning in a way we have not been able to with the amount of growth we've experienced. It's going to allow us to improve our web presence and achieve our goals of making things easier for our participants," says Lesher.
Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Daxko is the leading provider of software solutions to the member-based health & wellness market. Daxko's innovative portfolio of solutions helps customers achieve high levels of operational efficiency, strong fiscal management, and increased engagement of their communities. Daxko has more than 280 team members. For additional information, please visit Daxko.com.
About the YMCA of the Inland Northwest
The YMCA of the Inland Northwest is dedicated to their cause of strengthening the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Regardless of age, income or background – they nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support our neighbors. Anchored in the Spokane community for over 130 years, the YMCA has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. Visit ymcaspokane.org.
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