ZIONSVILLE, Ind., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DK Pierce & Associates (DK Pierce), a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) focused on consulting services for biopharmaceutical companies across the US, will break ground on its new Zionsville headquarters at 4:00 pm today. The new, almost 18,000 square foot facility will be home to the company's current 23 employees while allowing for the company's growth in creating 23 new jobs. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has offered DK Pierce up to $275,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $50,000 in training grants based on the company's job creation plans.
DK Pierce helps clients bring products for cancer and rare diseases to market and works to ensure that third-party health insurance companies will support patient access to meaningful treatments. The company's new facility will be the first resident of Zionsville's new Creekside Corporate Park, a "conservation" office park with a planned 38% of property preserved as woodlands.
"It has been my goal to create a nurturing work environment for my employees, and Zionsville's Creekside Corporate Park offers the perfect solution," said Denise Pierce, President of DK Pierce. "Our team is excited to call this our new home."
"Indiana's life sciences industry is thriving with nearly 1,700 companies leading innovative research and developing life-saving products and technologies," said Victor Smith, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. "DK Pierce serves a crucial role, bringing these advancements into the market and ensuring that patients across the US have access to the treatments they need. On behalf of the state of Indiana, we are proud that DK Pierce is choosing to grow its operations here and we look forward to supporting its continued success here in the Hoosier state."
"DK Pierce is blazing the trail for Creekside Corporate Park," said Tim Haak, Mayor of Zionsville. "Denise and her team are setting a standard for the ideal park resident, and creating a path forward for other companies."
"We are proud to have DK Pierce continue to call Zionsville – and Boone County – its corporate home," said Molly Whitehead, Executive Director of Boone County Economic Development Corporation. "We hope that other similar companies see the great benefits of Boone County, whether just starting out, or growing as in the case of DK Pierce."
DK Pierce now employs 23 professionals, all dedicated to helping biopharmaceutical companies across the United States. In accordance with its projected growth, DK Pierce will be hiring top-level talent to support all functions of the business. To keep informed of future open positions, visit: http://www.dkpierce.net/about/work-for-dkp/
About DK Pierce
DK Pierce & Associates, Inc. is a specialized healthcare and reimbursement consulting firm applying innovative solutions that transcend current business paradigms. The company is a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) with expertise in clinical and economic implications of oncology patient care, physician-administered drugs and biologics, and novel delivery systems provide the company a unique perspective on health care delivery challenges.
DK Pierce has been honored as one of Indiana's 2015 Companies to Watch, and Denise Pierce, President and CEO, was awarded Indiana's 2015 Starkey Entrepreneurial Woman Award.
Teresa (Becker) Weirich
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