ST. LOUIS, Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, analytics and verification services, and a business unit of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), today announced it has been named a winner of the 2015 Fast Track Award by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, highlighting the company's impressive record of continued growth. Dann Adams, president of Equifax Workforce Solutions, accepted this prestigious award during the Missouri Chamber 2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Intercontinental Kansas City.
Through the annual Fast Track Award, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognizes the fastest growing companies in the state, based on their revenue over the past four years. Companies that earn this award represent a diverse range of industries and share a common ability to identify market opportunities and inspire their workforces to achieve them.
Under Adams' leadership, Equifax Workforce Solutions has made its mark by meeting demand for workforce insights and compliance solutions that address the needs of today's businesses and government agencies. The company provides unemployment cost management services and electronic I-9 and E-Verify solutions to many of the largest employers in the country. Also key to the company's growth are its award-winning Affordable Care Act (ACA) Management Platform and The Work Number®, Equifax Workforce Solutions proprietary database of payroll information that helps individuals obtain credit and other benefits through the verifications of income and employment it provides to lenders, social service agencies and others, all in a manner compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and pursuant to individuals' authorization.
"Equifax Workforce Solutions is proud to be a part of the thriving Missouri business community, and to deliver the leading-edge technologies and services that help businesses of all sizes streamline workforce processes, reduce costs and maintain HR compliance," said Adams. "We are also dedicated to contributing on national and local levels. Nurturing a culture of innovation and driving growth for both Equifax and the St. Louis community have contributed to our positive results. We are grateful to our clients for inspiring us to continually develop new products to meet their evolving needs and honored that the Missouri Chamber has recognized our successes."
With nearly 2,000 employees, largely in the greater St. Louis area, Equifax Workforce Solutions takes a strategic approach to helping the region grow and works to attract innovative thinkers to the area. The company also supports numerous local organizations, including The Haven of Grace and The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis, as part of its commitment to community investment. As an enterprise, Equifax fosters a culture of social responsibility that focuses on collaboration, community transformation and sustainable success in both Missouri and the Atlanta area, where Equifax Workforce Solutions' parent company is located.
Daniel P. Mehan, president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, commented, "As a 2015 Fast Track company, Equifax Workforce Solutions is helping set the pace for the Missouri economy. This award places Equifax Workforce Solutions among Missouri's fastest growing businesses. The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to recognize Equifax's success and we anticipate continued growth from this inspiring Missouri company."
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. The company's significant investments in differentiated data, its expertise in advanced analytics to explore and develop new multi-source data solutions, and its leading-edge proprietary technology enable it to create and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers. Equifax Workforce Solutions (also known as TALX), an Equifax business unit, is a leading provider of human resource, data, analytics and verification services.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 19 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. In 2015, Forbes named Equifax one of the World's 100 Most Innovative companies; Bloomberg BusinessWeek nominated it as one of its Top 50 companies; its CIO was named one of the top 100 by CIO magazine; the company ranked 13th in the Fintech 100 list; and it was recognized as a top 20 company to work for by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was named a 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 Winner. For more information, please visit www.equifaxworkforce.com or www.equifax.com.
SOURCE Equifax Inc.